Museums in Amsterdam

top exhibitions and museums with eclectic collections of art, history and special interests

Museumplein (Museum Square), the largest square of museum-rich Amsterdam is bordered by some excellent museums like the Rijksmuseum, Van Gogh Museum, Stedelijk Museum, Moco Museum, and Diamond Museum.

Amsterdam is home to an excellent collection of art, history, maritime, and special interest museums.

Rijksmuseum is Holland's national museum for art and history with more than 400 masterpieces from the 17th century.

At Van Gogh Museum you can admire 207 paintings by Van Gogh.

Also world famous is the Anne Frank House, the hiding place on Prinsengracht where Anne Frank wrote her diary during WWII.

In Amsterdam's museums you'll find everything from tulips and cheese to contemporary art and ancient artefacts. Many of these museums are family-friendly and offer temporary exhibitions and hands-on activities for kids and adults alike.


Rembrandt's 'Night Watch' is one of the biggest attractions in Rijksmuseum

Van Gogh Museum

The Yellow House by Vincent van Gogh is one of the many highlights of Van Gogh Museum

Anne Frank House

hiding place where Anne Frank wrote her diary during WWII

Moco Museum

modern and contemporary art museum with many works of Banksy on view