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Address: Sandbergplein 1-3 | Amstelveen, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Phone Number: 020/547-5050
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Change of building, but not a change in visit exoerience

This is a museum which is often left out of 'the big six' but well worth a visit. I am sad it moved from is basic unnotable location to this new one. I all ways thought the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
cinemajim
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Oxted, United Kingdom

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Oxted, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a museum which is often left out of 'the big six' but well worth a visit. I am sad it moved from is basic unnotable location to this new one. I all ways thought the contents after entering a tatty plane building was over whelming - the new building might take you expectations beyond what you will see.... More 

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Nijmegen, The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The name suggests this is a museum with a large collection of art from the Cobra movement, but I didn't notice any of that. It is just a museum for modern art, and quite a small one. I went through the ground floor in 15 minutes. There are some paintings, sculptures, and carpets. Not too bad, but also nothing that... More 

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Aalsmeer, The Netherlands
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6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This small museum on moden art is conveniently located on the edge of the shopping centre Stadshart of Amstelveen. More than enough parking space, allbeit at a price. The museum itself shows art of the Cobra group. Artist from Copenhagen, Brussels and Amsterdam, more or less. During my visit there were also oother exhibitions apart from the Cobra collection. The... More 

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Lanaye, Liege, Belgium
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2015

No parking facilities. Parking on 300 meters which is far too much for people with a handicap. Website did not mention the extra price of 5 euro's for the Miro exposition. Too expensive. Unstructured exposition. Ugly location in an ugly area. Unfriendly staff.

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Wroclaw, Poland
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320 reviews
137 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2015

Museum situated quite away from the centrum. I took a green bus 170 there, and to my surprise my public transport card was not valid there, I had to pay extra money for the ticket. The museum is rather small and the most important part of it for me was a big exhibition of Jean Miro. Indeed fantastic exhibition, you... More 

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2015

We went to the Cobra to see the Miro-Cobra Exhibit, and were more than impressed. This museum is easy to get to and is outstanding. They have an excellent exhibition area and a good shop. I recommend the Cobra very highly.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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153 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2015

I do not like Cobra very much, and I do not like the Cobra Museum in Amstelveen in particular. It looks like a cheaply designed shoebox that fits well with the average Vinex architecturual style that can be found all over the Netherlands. However, the museum hosted a temporary exhibition on Miro, which featured a large number of his works... More 

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Thank roegje
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147 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2015

Beautiful building for modern art exhibition. Beautiful works by Miro and contemporaries. Spacious. Comprehensive. Highly recommended.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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37 reviews
14 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2015

Even though the Cobra museum is considered a small museum they always managed to amaze. I recently saw the Miro Cobra exhibition and it's truly inspiring how they create it. They make such god use of their space, creating look throughs and mazy kinda passage way, which makes evrey exhibition an adventure.

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Amsterdam
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499 reviews
193 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 188 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 10, 2015

This is one of Amstelveen's most important museums. It opened in 1995, but their exhibitions and building are very contemporary. Of course, they focus on the period of CoBrA. This only lasted from 1948 to 1951, although the legacy and influence seem to be based on a much longer period! Excellent works by Karel Appel, Constant and Corneille - and... More 

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