Amsterdam Contemporary Art Museums

A very popular museum of Contemporary Art and definitely the biggest in Amsterdam is the Stedelijk Museum. After the latest major renovations until September 2012 - which lasted for almost a decade - the Stedelijk Museum is totally ready for the future. See the work of art by Breitner, Marc Chagall, Kandinsky, Picasso or Nauman and many more.
Our recommendations for Contemporary Art Museums in Amsterdam are:

Go to the details & reviews page of contemporary art museum, Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam After major renovations of the building and a futuristic new wing built onto the museum, the Stedelijk Museum and its more than 90.000 pieces of contemporary art collection is absolutely worth a visit. The collection shows works by figures such as Francis Alÿs, Thomas Hirschhorn and Mike Kelley. Besides the permanent collection there are always temporary exhibitions as well.

The new wing hosts the public facilities such as the restaurant with terrace. In the basement you will find a huge open exhibition space.
Museumplein 10, Amsterdam
+31 20 573 29 11
Daily: 10.00 to 18.00
Thu: 10.00 to 22.00
Tickets for Stedelijk Museum can be purchased at the entrance of the Stedelijk Museum itself.

Stedelijk Museum
Go to the details & reviews page of contemporary art museum, de Appel arts centre Amsterdam de Appel is an internationally oriented arts centre located in the city centre of Amsterdam. Since 1975 it has functioned as a site for the research and presentation of contemporary visual art through exhibitions, publications and discursive events.

Furthermore de Appel is a platform for visual artists, choreographers and theatre makers. Under the title 'Appel on the side', de Appel brings a broad events programme and regularly organises free tours around the exhibitions.
Prins Hendrikkade 142, Amsterdam
+31 20 625 56 51
Tues to Sun: 11.00 to 18.00
Tickets can be purchased at the entrance of de Appel arts centre itself.
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