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Ranked #1 of 74 Museums in Amsterdam
Category: Art Museums; Museums
Owner description: The Rijksmuseum hosts an impressive collection of paintings from the Middle Ages to the 20th century. Including works by... more » Owner description: The Rijksmuseum hosts an impressive collection of paintings from the Middle Ages to the 20th century. Including works by Rembrandt, Vermeer, Frans Hals, and more! Most famous is Rembrandt's masterpiece the Night Watch.The museum is being renovated and will reopen completely in April 2013. In the meantime, 400 masterpieces from the 17th century Dutch Golden Age are on show daily from 9 am to 6 pm. « less
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Ranked #2 of 74 Museums in Amsterdam
Category: Art Museums
Owner description: The world's largest collection from the Dutch painter Vincent van Gogh (1853-1890) features more than 200 paintings and 600... more » Owner description: The world's largest collection from the Dutch painter Vincent van Gogh (1853-1890) features more than 200 paintings and 600 drawings. « less
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Ranked #3 of 74 Museums in Amsterdam
Category: History Museums; Museums
Owner description: This museum (also called Our Lord in the Attic Chapel) is housed in a charming canal house with 17th-century period rooms... more » Owner description: This museum (also called Our Lord in the Attic Chapel) is housed in a charming canal house with 17th-century period rooms and, as a surprise to many visitors, a clandestine church in the attic, which was used by the Roman Catholics who were not allowed to worship publicly after 1578. « less
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Ranked #4 of 74 Museums in Amsterdam
Category: History Museums
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Ranked #5 of 74 Museums in Amsterdam
Category: Historic Sites; Art Museums
Owner description: Rembrandt lived and worked from 1639 to 1658 in this 17th-century house, which today is a museum that pays tribute to the... more » Owner description: Rembrandt lived and worked from 1639 to 1658 in this 17th-century house, which today is a museum that pays tribute to the artist's life and career. « less
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Ranked #6 of 74 Museums in Amsterdam
Category: Specialty Museums
Owner description: With a collection of more than 4000 bags, purses, trunks, pouches, cases and accessories dating from the late Middle Ages... more » Owner description: With a collection of more than 4000 bags, purses, trunks, pouches, cases and accessories dating from the late Middle Ages until today, the Museum of Bags and Purses in Amsterdam is the largest of its kind in the world. « less
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Ranked #7 of 74 Museums in Amsterdam
Category: Landmarks/ Points of Interest
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Ranked #8 of 74 Museums in Amsterdam
Category: Museums
Owner description: Gunther von Hagens' BODY WORLDS: The Happiness Project in Amsterdam marks an entirely new chapter in the already impressive... more » Owner description: Gunther von Hagens' BODY WORLDS: The Happiness Project in Amsterdam marks an entirely new chapter in the already impressive range of BODY WORLDS exhibitions. Recipe for happiness The exhibition tells the amazing story of our bodies and the influence that the emotional phenomenon of 'happiness' has on our health. Over 200 anatomical specimens of real human bodies reveal the complexity, resilience and vulnerability of the body. BODY WORLDS: The Happiness Project is a specially-developed interactive exhibition examining what happiness is, the science behind it, and its effects on both body and mind. Take a fascinating journey through the human body. « less
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Ranked #9 of 74 Museums in Amsterdam
Category: Educational Sites
Owner description: The House of Bols Cocktail & Genever Experience (located opposite the Van Gogh Museum) offers a truly interactive experience... more » Owner description: The House of Bols Cocktail & Genever Experience (located opposite the Van Gogh Museum) offers a truly interactive experience into the world of cocktails and the exciting bartending culture, as well as a glimpse into the history of the world's oldest distilled brand: Bols Amsterdam 1575. A visit to the House of Bols is a spectacular journey for all your senses in which you learn how to taste a delicious cocktail of your choice. « less
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Ranked #10 of 74 Museums in Amsterdam
Category: History Museums
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Ranked #11 of 74 Museums in Amsterdam
Category: Specialty Museums
Owner description: Het Scheepvaartmuseum, the National Maritime Museum, tells inspiring stories of how the sea is in our genes. Come and enjoy... more » Owner description: Het Scheepvaartmuseum, the National Maritime Museum, tells inspiring stories of how the sea is in our genes. Come and enjoy the stimulating, interactive exhibitions and the stunning 17th century building. « less
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Ranked #12 of 74 Museums in Amsterdam
Category: History Museums; Specialty Museums
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Ranked #13 of 74 Museums in Amsterdam
Category: Museums
Owner description: Museum Het Grachtenhuis (The Canal House) is the natural starting point for visitors to Amsterdam. It is located in one of... more » Owner description: Museum Het Grachtenhuis (The Canal House) is the natural starting point for visitors to Amsterdam. It is located in one of the most beautiful canalside houses. Het Grachtenhuis introduces visitors to one of the best city development projects in the world: the 17th-century canals of Amsterdam. During your visit to the multimedia, interactive exhibition, you will travel in 40 minutes through 400 years of history. « less
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Ranked #14 of 74 Museums in Amsterdam
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Ranked #15 of 74 Museums in Amsterdam
Category: Art Museums
Owner description: The Stedelijk Museum is an international institution in Amsterdam dedicated to modern and contemporary art and design. The... more » Owner description: 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 « less
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Ranked #16 of 74 Museums in Amsterdam
Category: History Museums
Owner description: Housed in a splendid 17th-century building that was a former civic orphanage, this museum tell the history of Amsterdam... more » Owner description: Housed in a splendid 17th-century building that was a former civic orphanage, this museum tell the history of Amsterdam through its vast collection of art and artifacts from medieval times to the present. « less
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Ranked #17 of 74 Museums in Amsterdam
Category: Museums
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Ranked #18 of 74 Museums in Amsterdam
Category: Museums
Owner description: ★ Amsterdam EXPO - Home to World Class Exhibitions ★Door bezoekers uitgeroepen als ‘het leukste bijzondere museum van... more » Owner description: ★ Amsterdam EXPO - Home to World Class Exhibitions ★Door bezoekers uitgeroepen als ‘het leukste bijzondere museum van Amsterdam’ is Amsterdam EXPO dé Nederlandse thuisbasis voor internationale, reizende tentoonstellingen van wereldklasse. Constant op zoek naar ’s werelds beste tentoonstellingen van het moment, biedt Amsterdam EXPO zijn bezoekers altijd een unieke en verrassende ervaring. Tentoonstelling na tentoonstelling. ★ Nu te zien in Amsterdam EXPO ★Meer dan 75 kunstwerken gemaakt van LEGO®, opgebouwd uit ruim 1 miljoen LEGO-stenen: The Art of the Brick. Vanaf 29 mei t/m 14 september 2014 te zien. ★ Bereikbaarheid ★Amsterdam EXPO is op 2 minuten loopafstand gelegen van station Amsterdam Zuid, waar treinen, bussen, trams en metro’s stoppen. Het ligt vlak aan de A10 en er is voldoende parkeergelegenheid. Per fiets ligt het op 10 minuten van het Museumplein. « less
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Ranked #19 of 74 Museums in Amsterdam
Category: Specialty Museums
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Ranked #20 of 74 Museums in Amsterdam
Category: Science Museums
Owner description: This unique and dramatic green copper building houses Amsterdam's science and technology center, where visitors are actively... more » Owner description: This unique and dramatic green copper building houses Amsterdam's science and technology center, where visitors are actively engaged in hands-on displays, computer simulations and various kinds of experiments. « less
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Ranked #21 of 74 Museums in Amsterdam
Category: Art Museums
This is an Amsterdam-based extension of Russia's famed Hermitage Museum.
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Ranked #22 of 74 Museums in Amsterdam
Category: Art Museums; Historic Sites
Owner description: Visitors can tour this 17th-century canal-side house in Amsterdam, which is filled with furnished period rooms and works of... more » Owner description: Visitors can tour this 17th-century canal-side house in Amsterdam, which is filled with furnished period rooms and works of art that were donated by the owner Louisa Willet-Holthuysen to the city in 1895. « less
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Ranked #23 of 74 Museums in Amsterdam
Owner description: VISITING YAB YUM POSSIBLE AGAIN! The world famous and former brothel Yab Yum opens its doors to a wider audience. The... more » Owner description: VISITING YAB YUM POSSIBLE AGAIN! The world famous and former brothel Yab Yum opens its doors to a wider audience. The well-known 17th-century building with the green lantern on the 'Singel' in Amsterdam has been transformed into a fascinating concept: YAB YUM Unlocked. Recently, the genuine YAB YUM feeling is brought back to life. YAB YUM Unlocked is a wonderful exhibition and a 'Real Life Club Experience' at the same time. YAB YUM Unlocked takes you back to the years during which YAB YUM was famous all over the world. How it all came about, who visited and why was the club so popular? You'll visit the luxurious bar and famous 'caviar room', you'll see how founder Theo Heuft ever got the idea and how the club became one of the biggest status symbols for straight arrows and hoodlums alike. It also takes you behind the scenes of this well-organized company, a booming enterprise with an annual turnover of millions. « less
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Ranked #24 of 74 Museums in Amsterdam
Category: Specialty Museums
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Ranked #25 of 74 Museums in Amsterdam
Category: Specialty Museums
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Ranked #26 of 74 Museums in Amsterdam
Category: Specialty Museums
Owner description: EYE Filmmuseum is the Dutch centre for film culture and heritage. On april 5 2012 EYE opened the doors of a futuristic... more » Owner description: EYE Filmmuseum is the Dutch centre for film culture and heritage. On april 5 2012 EYE opened the doors of a futuristic building on the banks of the river IJ right next to Amsterdam's Central station. A free ferry service runs right at the back of the train station and takes you across in less than 3 minutes (24/7).The EYE building was designed by Delugan & Meissl Associated architects from Austria and is freely accessible. It holds 4 screening rooms that showcase a wide variety of films, from historical classics to the latest arthouse premieres. There is a 1200m2 exhibtion space with 4 changing exhibtions every year.There is a large terrace with a spectaculair view over Amsterdam. The bar and restaurant are open 7 days a week from 10.00pm to 01.00am. « less
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Ranked #27 of 74 Museums in Amsterdam
Owner description: Step into an intriguing world that remains hidden to many and discover the secrets of Amsterdam's most notorious... more » Owner description: Step into an intriguing world that remains hidden to many and discover the secrets of Amsterdam's most notorious neighbourhood. Take a look behind the scenes of the oldest profession in the world and experience what it feels like to take a seat behind one of the famous windows. Visit Red Light Secrets and experience how surprising and exciting a museum can be! « less
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Ranked #28 of 74 Museums in Amsterdam
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Ranked #29 of 74 Museums in Amsterdam
Category: Historic Sites; History Museums
Owner description: Home-turned-museum of the Von Loon family, founders of the Dutch East India Company. Six days a week the family opens their... more » Owner description: Home-turned-museum of the Von Loon family, founders of the Dutch East India Company. Six days a week the family opens their home and collection tot the public. In one of the finest canal houses of the city people can get a glimpse of the life of the Amsterdam Van Loon family. « less
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Ranked #30 of 74 Museums in Amsterdam
Category: Museums
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