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Amsterdam Tulip Museum

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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...more
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Prinsengracht 116, 1015 EA Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

As a horticulturist I found this museum really charming - it bridges popular knowledge of tulips with some pretty in depth stuff about the botany and history of Holland’s famous flower. Some have commented on the museum now being particularly interesting or engaging - but...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank SamPhripp
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a fun, little museum that is worth a quick visit. It's an easy circuit downstairs that is colorful and easily absorbed - pictures, dioramas, and movie. Nice and light, yet informative! An idea to maximize your touring time and funds: the museum is...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank TravellinWhirl
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very interesting museum about the history and impact of tulips. Especially the records about the most expensive tulips in history is very fascinating. The exhibits are beautifully done and there is a lot to see. We learned a lot during our visit.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Shinylifeforme
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a very cute museum that is well decorated. The video content is good as well, which I prefer because it means I don't have to read so much. The whole museum takes about 30 minutes to get through and is very reasonably priced....More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank huxtux
Reviewed December 9, 2018

We visited here our first trip to Amsterdam and we are now avid tulip growers. The museum helped us get the information to order tulips from Amsterdam to be shipped to our home in Texas. Went back again this trip and the people in the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Cindy S
Reviewed December 2, 2018 via mobile

Although I expected it to be bigger, the museum is well organised, starting with a video, the history of tulips and tulips in the current times. The museum offers an enriching experience at a very cheap price, and the museum shop is not expensive at...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank belismarliva
Reviewed November 16, 2018 via mobile

I personally love horticulture and all flowers, this museum is so worth it. I believe it cost 5 euro to enter a small, yet history filled museum of Tulips. It was so interesting seeing the origins and displays and their gift shop was so cute....More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 11, 2018 via mobile

We stumbled across it after visiting Anne Frank’s house and entry was covered with the i Amsterdam card. It’s not big and you could look round in half an hour (if that), but it’s well designed and much more interesting than I expected. The shop...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Jennifer M
Reviewed November 11, 2018

Small little museum and nice gift shop in front. Easy to take a look in at all the tulips or pay a few Euros to go in the Museum. We spent about 30 minutes in the museum. I was interested in about half of what...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Jeff S
Reviewed November 11, 2018

A very small museum on the iAmsterdam card. It talks about the history of tulips and has a lovely little gift shop.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Amsterdam’s buzzing hub, with its sprawling network of
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of Haalremmerdijk, the pedestrianized zones
Kalverstraat and Dam Square with popular neighborhoods
such as the Red Light District, and the Canal Ring
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Rick58_13
Pensacola, Florida
Plans (3 Replies)
I’ll be disembarking from a Viking River Cruise on 4/28and plan to stay in Amsterdam until 5/1then I flight home. When I first get off the boat I plan to purchase Tram passes at the central station and go to my hotel – Marriott by Vondelpark. My tentative plans are: - Tuesday 4/28 take a 3 hr. walking tour of Amsterdam – come with one hour canal tour. -Wednesday 4/29 visit the Van Gogh Museum and then the Rijksmuseum. If time permits I might do the House of Bols, Albert Cuyp Market, Diamond...More
March 01, 2015|
Response fromddavis1950|
<Will the city still be crowded from King’s Day?> No <What day would be best to do the art museums-Wednesday, Thursday or does it not make a difference?> Doesn't make any difference. <Which Museum should I do first in the day?> I always recommend doing the Rijks first. You can easily spend a day in there so if you decide to do so you can just stay. <I think I’ll be using the blue line #5 Tram from near the Marriott to Dam to get most of these tours, is that correct?> Are you getting...More
Eileen K
New York City, New York
Planning Day around Anne Frank House visit (10 Replies)
My husband and I were lucky enough to get tickets to visit the Anne Frank House at 1pm on a Wednesday. I was hoping someone could offer some suggestions as to how to spend our morning.We are staying at the Marriott Rennaissance, so it will take about 15 minutes( I think) for us to walk there, and since I am terrified of being late and missing our slot I would like to spend the morning somewhere in the neighborhood. We plan on visiting the Jordaan area for lunch and general wandering after our...More
February 20, 2016|
Response fromFlaneur5|
You can stay as long as you like. Plan on an hour to an hour and a half for your visit.
Put-Dorozhka
Salem, Oregon
Best walking route from to Jordaan to Centraal Station (21 Replies)
Hallo, We'll be doing a self-guided walking tour around Jordaan - starting from Dam Square (Royal Palace, Nieuw Kerk, - along Leliegracht and Keizesrgraht - toward Westerkerk and Anne Frank House etc.) The end point will be Amsterdam Cheese or Tulip Museum. Then we'll need to go back to the Centraal Station as our train leaves at 18:00. Could you, please, recommend a return trip which will show us different sights? Thanks in advance for any suggestions.
March 07, 2018|
Response fromRonaldoC|
You do know none of those places area actually in the Jordaan right? And the cheese museum is actually just a cheese shop. I suppose that side of the Prinsengracht is the Jordaan though. You say your train leaves at 18:00 but what time will you start walking?