Museums in Amsterdam
There are over fifty museums in Amsterdam. Among them The Rijksmuseum, Van Gogh Museum, Anne Frank House and the Stedelijk Museum are the most popular choices. Hotel City Garden Amsterdam is located just 500 meters away from Amsterdam Museum Square (museumplein)
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.
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.
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.
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 artifacts.
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.
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.
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.
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.