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“Loved this place!” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Van Gogh Museum

Van Gogh Museum
Paulus Potterstraat 7, 1071 Amsterdam, The Netherlands
31 (0)20 570 52 00
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Ranked #7 of 247 Attractions in Amsterdam
Type: Art Museums, Museums
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: The world's largest collection from the Dutch painter Vincent van Gogh (1853-1890) features more than 200 paintings and 600 drawings.
Duszniki Zdrój, Walbrzych, Poland
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“Loved this place!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013

This museum is just perfect. There is a large amount of Van Gogh's works and the location of them is really well thought out. Generally I'm a big fan of this artist's works so naturally I spend many hours there. I also have to admit that souvenirs in this museum's shop are amazing! All related to Van Gogh's works.
I would really love to visit this place again in the future. ;)

Visited August 2013
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“Awesome place to go and visit!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013

Not only is the Van Gogh Museum in beautiful Amsterdam, but the Museum itself is stunning. I had the chance to visit the Van Gogh Museum and I was simply amazed. Amazing collection of Van Gogh paintings. Well worth seeing if you are in the area and enjoy art.

Visited July 2013
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“Interesting, nice place to visit”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013 via mobile

Really liked this museum although unfortunately, some if the works were on loan to other museums so we couldn't see them.
Tip:by tickets online then you don't have to queue to buy tickets, the queue was massive when we went but we had online tickets so went straight in :)

Visited January 2013
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Surrey, England
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“Superb museum - dreadful management”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013

My friend and I had booked tickets online for a 3pm visit of the museum. We arrived about 20 minutes early and thought that we would go and have a coffee first. But no, we found that you have to join a queue for e-bookings. You do not find this out until you have walked all the way round the museum to the entrance and are then told to walk back to where you came from and now join the ever growing line of people. Why not have signs and queuing tapes and a member of staff out there guiding you? Needless to say, there were a lot of unhappy people.

However, once in we collected our audio headsets and started our tour. Please also be aware that there are no arrows to show you where to start or go around, however after a bit of wandering we went round and thoroughly enjoyed viewing Van Gogh's wonderful works. The audio sets are really great and informative. Watch out for other visitors who literally go in to just take photos of the pictures (there are some you are not allowed to take) and will push to the front.

Visited August 2013
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“A real treasure”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013

The recently renovated Van Gogh museum was truly a wonderful experience. The museum features many works by this much loved Dutch artist--some familiar and some not--but it is unique in its ability to give the visitor context for his life and work. Interspersed between Van Gogh's paintings and drawings are the works of his teachers and his contemporaries along with actual materials he used as well as his writings, microscopic analysis of colors, canvases, etc. We were limited for time while visiting, but we managed to see most of the collection within 2 1/2 hours (I would really recommend more time). Note to Holland Pass users: your "fast track" entrance voucher still needs to be redeemed for an actual admission ticket at the museum--you can use the advance purchase line. Lines for general purchase were extremely long, so try to buy in advance or visit later in the day.

Visited August 2013
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