Museums in Amsterdam

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

Amsterdam is home to many great art, history, maritime, and special interest museums. Many of these museums are family-friendly and offer temporary exhibitions and hands-on activities for kids and adults alike.

What's On

upcoming and current exhibitions in Amsterdam's museums and galleries

Year of Rembrandt

In 2019 staat Nederland in het teken van Rembrandt en de Gouden Eeuw. Aanleiding is de 350ste sterfdag van de beroemdste Hollandse Meester op 4 oktober 2019. Het hele jaar zijn er tal van activiteiten in onder meer Den Haag, Leiden, Leeuwarden en Amsterdam.

Museum Square

or Museumplein is the largest square of Amsterdam. It is bordered by some excellent museums like the Rijksmuseum, Van Gogh Museum, Stedelijk Museum, Moco Museum, and Diamond Museum.


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