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Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam

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Address: Museumplein 10, 1071 DJ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Phone Number: +31 20 573 2911
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The Stedelijk Museum is an international institution in Amsterdam dedicated...

The Stedelijk Museum is an international institution in Amsterdam dedicated to modern and contemporary art and design. The Museum aims to provide a home for art, artists and a broad range of publics, where artistic production is actively fostered, presented, protected, reconsidered and renewed

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It's modern art so you'll either like it or you wont. I liked it, there was plenty of variety in styles even with a large part being reserved for one artist (Isa Genzen). Price is... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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Aberdeen, United Kingdom

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Hong Kong, China
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The best art exhibition for our ams trip, with wicked talented Isa Genzhen. Other modern art in the museum are awesome too. Much fun and spending our lovely friday night here, as is closing at 9pm or 10pm during friday :D

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Thank Jocy L
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We visited as part of a day in the Museum area. It was worth a quick visit, but had little that was really special or interesting. The displays are quite difficult to follow as the information is poorly placed. worth a trip but I probably would not go back....unlike van Gogh and Rijks.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

I found the permanent modern art collection and the temporary exhibitions equally rewarding and I enjoyed the upstairs café. Modern art, paintings, sculptures and objects from Art Deco to the 60ies and beyond.

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Rajkot, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We were lucky to be in Amsterdam during the "The Oasis of Matisse" special exhibition held in May 2015. The museum has a modern addition that the locals call 'kitchen sink', it resembling the shape of a sink from outside. though once you are inside, you get a feeling of spacious expanse.

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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It's modern art so you'll either like it or you wont. I liked it, there was plenty of variety in styles even with a large part being reserved for one artist (Isa Genzen). Price is not cheap but not too expensive. Plenty to see, takes a couple of hours to get round.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The Stedelijk is a pretty average contemporary art museum for Europe. It seems the spectacularness of the Rijk's and the Van Gogh make the Stedelijk suffer in comparison. The architecture is an uncomfortable meshing of a classical building with a contemporary addition. Not very well done. The art is also mediocre, mostly second rate works of well known internationally known... More 

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Las Vegas, Nevada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The collection is not extensive. For art lovers familiar with MoMA, the Pompidou Center, or the Tate Modern, it may be a little disappointing. Still, it has some very nice galleries.

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Bacton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the reasons for going to Amsterdam and not disappointed. The art was stunning and in some cases thought provoking. You may not like it all but you have to see it to appreciate what the human mind can produce. Recommended.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I'll start with the pros by stating that Stedelijk Museum had some excellent paintings and sculptures by Picasso and paintings by Van Gogh. However, most of the ''modern'' art exhibitions didn't cease to amaze me. They way they were exhibited was not ideal for sure. Full of dust and seemed that they were just randomly placed in some corner. For... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We thought the collections in this museum were odd, with about two thirds of it turned over to three feature artists and the remainder containing a fairly thin permanent collection. There's a design section which is pretty similar to design collections I've seen in other places, and not terribly interesting, and then two sections of modern art up to the... More 

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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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