museums
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Rijksmuseum

Rembrandt_zelfportret

After ten years of rebuilding, renovation and restoration, the Rijksmuseum has opened its doors again. For the first time in history the museum underwent a complete transformation of both its building and the presentation of its collection. https://www.rijksmuseum.nl

van Gogh museum

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Vincent van Gogh (1853–1890) is one of the Netherlands’ most famous artists. Read his biography, discover the stories about his life and work, and explore his paintings and drawings in the museum’s collection. http://www.vangoghmuseum.nl/en

Anne Frank house

Anne-Frank

Anne Frank starts keeping a diary from her thirteenth birthday. In her diary, her father Otto reads about the plan Anne had to publish a book after the war about the time she spent in the Secret Annex. She had even edited and rewritten a large portion of her original diary. Initially, Otto Frank feels uncertain about the idea, but he finally decides to fulfil his daughter’s wish. http://www.annefrank.org/nl/Museum/

Stedelijk Museum

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The Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam is a must-see. It is the most important museum of modern and contemporary art and design in the Netherlands. Situated on Museumplein, where it first opened in 1895, the Stedelijk rubs shoulders with the world-famous Van Gogh Museum and Rijksmuseum. http://www.stedelijk.nl/en

Eye Film museum

eye gebouwThis stunning museum building is standing in stark contrast against the city’s historical town across IJ. Its extensive offering of films, quarterly exhibitions and year-round installations at the basement make it an unmissable stop.  https://www.eyefilm.nl/en

Scheepvaart museum

Nederlands_Scheepvaartmuseum_interior_coutyardThe National Maritime Museum shows how our culture has been shaped by the sea. Stimulating, interactive exhibitions allow visitors to explore 500 years of maritime history.  https://www.hetscheepvaartmuseum.nl/

 

Hermitage Amsterdam

hermitageThe Hermitage Amsterdam aims to use art and history to inspire, enrich and above all offer opportunity for reflection. With our diverse exhibition and supplementary programming, the Hermitage Amsterdam presents the world heritage of one of the greatest museums – the State Hermitage in St Petersburg – to Dutch and international visitors. We take inspiration from the historical ties between Amsterdam and St Petersburg and between the House of Orange-Nassau and the Romanovs. http://www.hermitage.nl/en

 

 

 

 

Nemo, science for children

NEMO logo-2xDiscover the world for yourself: that’s NEMO’s philosophy. For every visitor, young or old, there are plenty of surprises in store, packed with fun and useful knowledge about science and technology. Marvel at the world around you, awaken your curiosity and develop your own ideas about how the world works.

 https://www.e-nemo.nl/en/

Rembrandt house museum

Rembrandt lived and worked in this beautiful and monumental house between 1639 and 1658. Based on an inventory of the time, the house has been redecorated with furniture, art and objects dating from the 17th century. In the Rembrandt House there are daily demonstrations of etching and paint preparation that show you the way he worked in that period of time. http://www.rembrandthuis.nl/en/

 

Arcam Architecture Center

Arcam is Amsterdam’s centre for architecture. We want to share our love for architecture with you. Arcam is the starting point for everyone who is interested in architecture. Architecture is all around us and belongs to everyone. We believe it is the city’s tastemaker. http://www.arcam.nl/en

 

Tropen museum, world cultures

The Tropenmuseum is one of Europe’s leading ethnographic museums, renowned for its collection. The permanent and temporary exhibitions display (art) objects, photographs, music and film from non-western cultures. https://tropenmuseum.nl/en

 

Foam Photography

Foam is all about photography. Foam is an internationally operating organisation in the field of photography, based in Amsterdam. Foam informs and inspires the widest possible audience by presenting all facets of contemporary photography. http://www.foam.org/

 

Amsterdam Museum 

Amsterdam: a world city? Yes, but also small, quaint and strong-minded. Home to Johan Cruijff, Rembrandt, Ajax, the Red Light District, the Dutch East India Company and marijuana. The capital of the Netherlands. A 1000-year-old trading city that has a special relationship with water and a strong focus on entrepreneurship, creativity, citizenship and free-thinking.  https://www.amsterdammuseum.nl/en

 

Allard Pierson museum, archeology

Allard Pierson Museum is the archaeology museum of the University of Amsterdam. The ancient civilisations of ancient Egypt, the Near East, the Greek World, Etruria and the Roman Empire are revived in this museum. Art-objects and utensils, dating from 4000 B.C. till 1000 A.D. give a good impression of everyday-life. http://www.allardpiersonmuseum.nl/en

FUN ATTRACTIONS 

Heineken experience

http://www.heineken.com/global/heineken-experience.aspx#gbe70565401

Torture museum

http://www.torturemuseum.com/

Sex museum

http://www.sexmuseumamsterdam.nl/

Madame Tussauds

https://www2.madametussauds.com/amsterdam/nl/

Amsterdam Tower

360⁰ Lookout

sensational swing

Rembrandt_zelfportret

Rijksmuseum and Rembrandt

After ten years of rebuilding, renovation and restoration, the Rijksmuseum has opened its doors again. For the first time in history the museum underwent a complete transformation of both its building and the presentation of its collection. https://www.rijksmuseum.nl

van-gogh

van Gogh museum

Vincent van Gogh (1853–1890) is one of the Netherlands’ most famous artists. Read his biography, discover the stories about his life and work, and explore his paintings and drawings in the museum’s collection. http://www.vangoghmuseum.nl/en

Anne-Frank

Anne Frank

Anne Frank starts keeping a diary from her thirteenth birthday. In her diary, her father Otto reads about the plan Anne had to publish a book after the war about the time she spent in the Secret Annex. She had even edited and rewritten a large portion of her original diary. Initially, Otto Frank feels uncertain about the idea, but he finally decides to fulfil his daughter’s wish. http://www.annefrank.org/nl/Museum/