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, the Netherlands will be devoted to Rembrandt and the Golden Age. This is the 350th anniversary of the death of the most famous Dutch Master. Throughout the year many activities take place in The Hague, Leiden, Leeuwarden and 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