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“An essential part of Amsterdam” 5 of 5 stars
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Van Gogh Museum
Paulus Potterstraat 7, 1071 Amsterdam, The Netherlands
31 (0)20 570 52 00
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Ranked #8 of 303 attractions in Amsterdam
Type: Art 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.
Corvallis, Oregon
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“An essential part of Amsterdam”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

This museum is a must-see for many reasons. First, the amazing privilege of seeing Van Gogh's work in person - no pictures truly do it justice! And also because there is a collection of works here by artists who were his contemporaries, and some who painted beside him! In addition, the museum always has other exhibitions of exciting and current art- Vincent would be proud!!

Visited April 2013
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“Wonderful museum”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

Van Gogh is fantastic, the exhibition "Van Gogh at Work" is stunning for getting an insight into his life and work - a fantastic experience!

Visited October 2013
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“I really recommend ! It is an amazing experience :)”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

Amazing place . I think that even if you dont like museums this place is must see . The stuff in this museum is very efficient very nice very friendly .

Visited October 2013
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“Amazing Opportunity”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013 via mobile

The Van Gogh museum is a beautiful facility showcasing worlds from many of Van Gogh's differing periods. Who knew he had a Japanese period? The is amazing - something special about seeing the actual brushstroke. Worth it.

Visited December 2012
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“One of the most interesting museums in amsterdam”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

Was the 3rd time I was visiting. Took a guided tour this time and it helped better understand the story around Van Gogh, nis life, his talent and the evolution. Highly recommend. Nice museum with all services. Easy access. Near I Amsterdam sign.

Visited September 2013
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