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Only have time for one museum---Which one?

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Only have time for one museum---Which one?

Hi everyone,

We will be in Amsterdam on a river-canal cruise. We plan to visit the Ann Frank House, and we only have time to visit one Museum. Which one has the most variety of exhibits, and which one would you suggest, and why? Thanking you all in advance.

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1. Re: Only have time for one museum---Which one?

I thought the Anne Frank was a museum.

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2. Re: Only have time for one museum---Which one?

Rijksmuseum. Sorry, not doing "why" today.

Edited: 23 February 2014, 23:27
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3. Re: Only have time for one museum---Which one?

Amsterdam City Museum would be my recomendation.

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Well if you're looking for variety I'd say Scheepvaartmuseum (maritime). Lots of history, art, things to learn from (about the ships, instruments, whale hunting, slave trade and lots more), interactive games and nice displays. The building itself is also stunning. And it has a replica ship right next to it which you can also visit for a small extra fee.

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5. Re: Only have time for one museum---Which one?

I would second Cecile .

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6. Re: Only have time for one museum---Which one?

The hash museum would be a good option.

The Van Gogh museum as well.

Sort of depends what kind of culture you are interested in

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7. Re: Only have time for one museum---Which one?

The Rijks is huge, but is one the world's best. Get the museum map and visit the highlights. Glad you are doing the Anne Frank House. I have strong feelings that if you are in Amsterdam you really need to visit this museum.

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8. Re: Only have time for one museum---Which one?

Surprised that nobody suggested the Bags & Purses museum :)

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9. Re: Only have time for one museum---Which one?

2nd only to the rijks

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10. Re: Only have time for one museum---Which one?

If World War 2 is your thing then the Resistance museum is interesting . http://www.verzetsmuseum.org/museum/en/museum