Category: Museums

Amsterdam City Card

Free or discounted entrance to museums, plus many other benefits

The Netherlands has more museums per square mile than any other country in the world. And 40+ of them are in Amsterdam.

Here’s the Top 5 of Amsterdam’s Most Popular Museums

If you love museums and plan to visit at least 4 or 5 of them during your stay in Amsterdam, the I amsterdam card is a great deal.

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Van Gogh Museum — Plan Your Visit

The Van Gogh Museum is open. Tickets must be purchased in advance.

Amsterdam’s Van Gogh Museum contains the largest collection of paintings by Vincent van Gogh in the world.

It is the second most-visited museum not just in Amsterdam — but in the entire country of the Netherlands.

Our extensive Van Gogh Museum guide includes details about the collection, along with information about the current temporary exhibition: Etel Adnan – Colours as Language.

NOTE: No ticket sales at the door. You can only visit the museum after buying timed-entry tickets online. We show you how and where.

Amsterdam Museums

There are more museums per square kilometer in the Netherlands than in any other country in the world.

And there are more museums per square kilometer in Amsterdam than in any other city in the world.

Artis Amsterdam Royal Zoo

Founded in 1838, ARTIS is the oldest zoo in the Netherlands, and one of the oldest zoos of mainland Europe.

Guidebooks rightly refer to it one of the most pleasant city zoos around. The whole place breathes a 19th-century garden atmosphere with winding paths, majestic trees, fascinating sculptures and monumental historical buildings.

As much as possible the over 500 species of animals live in landscaping that resembles their natural habitat.