Museums in Amsterdam

Amsterdam has a lot of interesting museums, housed on wonderful locations, with a wide variety of themes, subjects and exhibitions.

Amsterdam hosts a couple of world famous museums, such as the Rijksmuseum, Van Gogh Museum, The Anne Frank House, The Rembrandt House, the contemporary Film museum EYE and the only subsidiary of the Hermitage in St. Petersburg, Amsterdam's own Hermitage along the Amstel river. But besides these well-known museums, Amsterdam has a lot more to offer.
Choose a museum in the category of your interest in the menu at the top or bottom of this page: Art, Historical, Contemporary Art, Photography and Special Interest.
Museum Card
Museum Card AmsterdamIf you would like to visit a couple of museums in Amsterdam or the Netherlands, then we recommend you to buy a Museum Card (Museumkaart). The Museum Card offers you free entrance to about 400 museums in the Netherlands of which almost a hundred museums in Amsterdam alone. With the current museum prices you will play even when you visit around 3 to 4 museums during your visit in Amsterdam.

The Museum Card costs €49,95 (€25 until 18 years) and is valid for 1 year.
In Amsterdam you can buy a Museum Card at the following museums:

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