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Van Gogh Museum

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Museum Quarter (Museumkwartier)
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Address: Museumplein 6, 1071 DJ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Phone Number:
+31 20 570 5200
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09:00 - 17:00
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Fri 09:00 - 22:00
Sat - Thu 09:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: Yes
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Discover the world's largest collection of works by Dutch painter Vincent...

Discover the world's largest collection of works by Dutch painter Vincent van Gogh at the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam, featuring masterpieces such as Sunflowers, The Potato Eaters, Almond Blossom and The Bedroom.

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Private Tour: Skip-the-Line Van Gogh Museum Amsterdam Guided Tour

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What a great collections of pictures and paintings. It is well worth it to take the guided tour of the museum.

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68 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

What a great collections of pictures and paintings. It is well worth it to take the guided tour of the museum.

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County Meath, Ireland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

My love for van gogh meant that this experience was very insightful and awe-inspiring. However it would not be suitable for those who aren't fans.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Fantastic and interactive museum - even if art and museums are not a personal flavor I suggest giving it a try, this master really deserves it! - Personally I love art in all its forms so this was really a treat for myself. Go, open your mind, and learn !

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Manningtree, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The museum is located in the museum quarter and easy to get to by tram/bus. The main block is spread over 4 floors and follows Van Gogh's life. A fantastic array of paintings and drawings really bring the story to life. It gets busy book online to beat the queue

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

It was great to see so many Van Gogh paintings in one place including the sunflowers, irises and a variety of self portraits and landscapes. The information provided alongside the work was informative, providing a context for individual pieces and showing how a number of artists around at the same time influenced each other. We spent about 2 hours in... More 

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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

a modern spacious museum, see Sunflowers , Almond Blossom , Irises and countless more pieces of his wok. Easy to get to. The museum has a sensible admission system with allocated entry times - this keeps the amount of people in the museum under control, so you can get up close to everything that you want to see. Fascinating to... More 

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Lelystad, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I really liked the Van Gogh museum. There are a lot of beautiful paintings, letters and stories about Van Gogh. I love the painting "almond blossom" and it is fascinating to see a lot of the self portraids he made. A must see in Amsterdam. It is less big than the Rijksmuseum so if you don't have a lot of... More 

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Sydney
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The exhibit is amazing. BUT prepare for a 1 hour queue if you have not book reserved tickets. Note that reserve tickets get sold out which was is what happened to us..so we had to wait in the hold. No heating provided by the staff.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This museum is a must if you visit Amsterdam. Very well organized. It takes you step by step throughout Van Gogh's life and art, from its early work to his final paintings. You can spend hours here and learn a lot from the artist, other artists who inspired his work, and his legacy. They have an adjacent building for temporal... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The facility itself is very well laid out on three levels. There are two gift stores. Unless it is very familiar with Vincent's work I advise taking the guided tour. No cameras allowed... but practically that did not stop people with cell phones. (fact that I liked the least) The paintings are available for close-up views. (fact I liked the... More 

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Staying in Museum Quarter (Museumkwartier)

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Museum Quarter (Museumkwartier)
Top sites to see in this attractive and affluent part of town include the Rijksmuseum and the Van Gogh Museum, to name but two of the highly acclaimed museums of the aptly named Museum Quarter. And if you need a break from all the fantastic art, there’s the Neoclassical Concertgebouw music hall and Vondelpark, the city’s largest park. Shopaholics and luxury brand connoisseurs will love exploring the high-end shopping destinations of PC Hooftstraat, Van Baerlestraat, Cornelis Schuytstraat, and Jacob Obrechtstraat, where even the shop window displays are of museum quality. In the evenings, when the museums close and the daytrippers head home, the area becomes a quiet oasis of calm with a sophisticated and urbane tone.
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