'Excellent museum about the famous painter Vincent van Gogh.'
Excellent museum about the famous painter with his dramatic life story. The very good explanation of the paintings is to-the-point. Very popular.
- excellent museum
- good explanation with the paintings
- very busy
- not all his paintings are in this museum
Our review of Van Gogh museum
Chronologically through time
The Van Gogh Museum is entirely dedicated to the famous painter Vincent van Gogh There is also work of his contemporaries to see. You will be taken chronologically through the different stages of his life according to his paintings. The explanation of the paintings is excellent.
Not all top-painting of van Gogh are here
Van Gogh's life story is quite dramatic and not bored. Also the painter changes his style, making his paintings and thus the visit very varied. Vincent Van Gogh has created many paintings These paintings hanging all over the world. You will find in the Van Gogh Museum the largest collection of Van Gogh paintings together. But be warned: a number of masterpieces you won't find in this museum and you'll have to see in other museums.
Movie in the basement
In the basement is an approximately 20-minute film about his life story. You might want to start your visit of the Van Gogh Museum with this. There is also an expanded museum shop.
Best visited museum of Amsterdam
Conclusion: a very good museum, which is worth visiting. The spacious museum, however, can be rather busy because of the huge numbers of visitors. Also the queues at checkin of the Van Gogh Museum can be almost frightening. With a museum card (Museumkaart) you have precedence over all others who are standing in line.
Facts of Van Gogh museum
Duration of visit
Amount of visitors
9am - 5pm (till april 25 2013).10am - 6pm. Friday 10am- 10pm (after april 25 2013)
Amstel 51 (till april 25 2013).Paulus Potterstraat 7 (after april 25 2013)
+31 (0)20 5705200