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  Van Gogh museum in Amsterdam

Van Gogh museum 

Museumin Amsterdam90 minutes 15,00
Actual information: 
Address changed to 25 April 2013. Due to construction is a collection of 75 paintings exhibited in the Hermitage. Address Amstel 51.
'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
  (Very good)      4/5
Duration of visit
90 minutes
English, Dutch
Discount with
Degree of crowds
Amount of visitors
1.600.000 (2011)
Opening days
Every day
Opening hours
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
  Van Gogh museum in Amsterdam