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Amsterdam Tulip Museum

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Address: Prinsengracht 116, 1015 Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Phone Number: +31 20 421 0095
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10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
Description: Learn the Story of the Tulip. The museum features exhibits and films...
Learn the Story of the Tulip. The museum features exhibits and films devoted to the tulip, the unofficial national flower of The Netherlands. From Sultans of the Ottoman Empire, Dutch Merchants of the Golden Age, to gardeners today, the tulip has captivated people around the world for centuries. This fascinating flower has inspired artists and brought great wealth and even economic ruin to people who have fallen under its spell. Explore the tulip's history and discover the remarkable journey the flower bulb has taken from the wilds of the Himalayan highlands to a garden like yours. Conveniently located in the Jordaan district of historic Amsterdam, near many fine shops, galleries,cafes and the Anne Frank House.
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A Neighborhood Delight

This museum is fronted by what looks like a tulip shop on Prisengracht... and happened to be just a couple of blocks from our house boat. Also, admission was included in our... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 29, 2015
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Eastern Shore, Maryland
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Eastern Shore, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015 NEW

This museum is fronted by what looks like a tulip shop on Prisengracht... and happened to be just a couple of blocks from our house boat. Also, admission was included in our Holland Pass. It's simple... everything you ever wanted to know about tulips. Lots of interesting and informative videos. You'll learn that most wild tulips come from the Himalaya's...... More 

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Lakeland, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2015 NEW

This wasn't on our list of things to see, but we happened upon it, and found the museum quite interesting. Staff in the store/gift shop was very friendly.

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Saint-Eustache, Canada
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

Lovely museum with lots of interesting information about tulips. They also sell various bulbs that can be exported. Located just a few meters away and the perfect stop before or after visiting the Anne Frank House. If you love tulips, this is the place to go!!

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

This is a great garden featuring many different kinds of tulips, and other flowers......there are themed show rooms of different styles....excellent designs

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

This was a beautiful sight. Very peaceful setting. Well worth the trip. Be sure to take your camera.

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London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015

I'm glad that this musuem was included with my I amsterdam card and that I didn't have to pay for entry. I felt that it was more of a gift shop with a brief history of the import of tulips into The Netherlands.

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Asheville, NC
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 14, 2015

Go here if you want to buy tulips. The museum feature is a manipulation for tourists to get people into the store. They do have a film on tulips and a small area of panels on the wall, which costs a few Euros to see.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

We visited during May expecting to buy bulbs for the next season. But you can't buy tulip bulbs until autumn. The staff were really friendly and explained everything you need to know.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

nice place to visit, they sell very nice items with everything related to tulips including bulbs. Very interesting items, it is small but very well done and only takes 15-20 minutes to view.

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

This is really more of a tullip (and other flower) shop, than a museum, but as others have noted, it's right across the street from the Anne Frank house, and so is already on most people's routes. Very nice for a short visit, and the museum downstairs is included in the IAmsterdam card. Gorgeous flowers, and many are packaged for... More 

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