Museums in Amsterdam

There are over fifty museums in Amsterdam.  Among them The Rijksmuseum, Van Gogh Museum, Anne Frank House and the Stedelijk Museums are the most popular choices.

Rijksmuseum (The State Museum)

After ten years of renovation, the Rijiksmeseum has recently opened its door for the visitors. The museum has an unparalleled collection of paintings and objects of material culture, prints and classic photography.

Museumstraat 1 | 1071 XX | Amsterdam

Opening Hours:
Every day from 9 A.M. to 6 P.M.

Entrance Fee:
Adults: € 14,00
Aged 18 and under: Free

Van Gogh Museum

Vincent van Gogh is one of the greatest painters in human history and the Museum is the richest collection of Vincent van Gogh. It consists of more than 200 paintings, drawings, letters and about the times van Gogh lived and worked.

Paulus Potterstraat 7 | 1071 | CX Amsterdam

Opening Hours:
Daily 10 A.M. – 6 P.M

Entrance Fee:
Adults: €14
Children up to 16 and iAmsterdam card holders: Free

Anne Frank House

One of the most popular visiting places in Amsterdam. The museum is the secret area where Anne hid from the Nazis and wrote her famous diary. The museum tends to be more quiet during the evening. Therefore, visitors are advised to consider visiting the museum late in the afternoon/early in the evening.

Prinsengracht 263-267 | 1016 | GV Amsterdam

Opening Hours:
September 15 to March 14: from 9:00 till 7:00pm.
March 15 to September 14: from 9:00 am to 9:00 pm (till 10pm on Saturdays)
July and August: from 9:00 am to 10:00 pm.
Last admittance: 30 minutes prior to closing.

Entrance Fee:
Adults 18 years and older: €8,50
10-17 years old: €4
Up to 10 years old: Free

Stedelijk Museum

The museum has one of the world’s richest collections of contemporary art. In its collection there are 90 thousands modern paintings, sculptures, photographs, graphics, design objects and video artefacts.

Museumplein 10 | 1071 | DJ Amsterdam

Opening Hours:
Tuesday, Wednesday11:00 am – 5:00 pm
Thursday: 11:00 am – 10:00 pm
Friday, Saturday and Sunday 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

Entrance Fee:
Adults: €15
Youth 13-18 years old: €7.50
Children under 12 years old: Free

Science Museum Nemo

This technology museum of Amsterdam has been created mostly for kids and it is the fourth most visited museum in the Netherlands. On the fifth floor or upper deck has a cafeteria, a children’s play area and a great view of the city surroundings. In the museum people can do science experiments, DNA experiments and much more.

Oosterdok 2 | 1011 | VX Amsterdam

Opening Hours:
Tuesday to Sunday 10-17 hours

Entrance Fee:
Adults: €13,50
Children 0-3 Year and I amsterdam City Card: Free

The Heineken Experience

The industrial facility was built as the first Heineken brewery in 1867, serving as the company’s primary brewing facility until 1988. This days the building is a popular place for the visitors to experience the Heineken brewery and taste the famous Dutch pilsner.

Stadhouderskade 78 | 1072 AE | Amsterdam

Opening Hours:
Open daily 11 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Last ticket sales at 5:30 p.m.

Entrance Fee:
Adults: € 16 (includes two drinks)

The Amsterdam Museum

Previously known as Amsterdam’s Historisch Museum, The Amsterdam Museum is a museum about the history of Amsterdam. It is located in the old city orphanage, between Kalverstraat and Nieuwezijds Voorburgwal.

Kalverstraat 92 | 1012 PH | Amsterdam

Opening Hours:
Mon-Fri 9am-5pm, Sat-Sun Closed

Entrance Fee:
Adult: €10
Children from 5-18 years old: €5

Rembrandt House Museum

The museum is the beautiful house where Rembrandt worked and lived for 20 years. The Rembrandt House owns an almost complete collection of Rembrandt’s world-famous etchings. There are daily demonstrations of how etchings and how paintings were made in the seventeenth century.

Jodenbreestraat 4‎ | 1011 NK | Amsterdam

Opening Hour:
Every day from 10 A.M. to 6 P.M.

Entrance Fee:
Adults: € 12,50
Children under 6: Free
Children 6-17: € 4.00
Hash, Marihuana & Hemp Museum

The museum offers visitors information about the historical and modern uses of cannabis for medicinal, religious and cultural purposes. The museum also focuses on how hemp can be used for agricultural and industrial purposes, even including clothing accessories and cosmetic products made from hemp fibre in their gift shop.

Oudezijds Achterburgwal 148 | 1012 DV | Amsterdam

Opening Hours:
Every day from 10:00 to 23:00

Entrance Fee:
Adult: 9€
Children: Free
Sex Museum

This museum is the part of Amsterdam’s tradition and reputation for being a city of joy and tolerance.

Damrak 18 | 1012 LH | Amsterdam

Opening Hours:
Every day 9.30 a.m. to 11.30 p.m

Entrance Fee:
€ 4. Minimum age is 16 years