Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam

A trip to Holland would not be complete without a visit to the Van Gogh Museum. One of Amsterdam's most popular tourist attractions, this museum is a can't-miss thing to do in the Netherlands. Vincent van Gogh (1853-1890) was one of the Netherland's most famous artists and this museum is dedicated to his life's work.

In the museum you will find all the most popular Van Gogh paintings and Recognize That You know, including:
  • Sunflowers, 1889
  • Almond Blossom, 1890
  • The Cottage, 1885
  • Self-Portrait with Straw Hat, 1887
  • The Bedroom, 1888
  • Wheatfield Under Thunderclouds, 1890

Visitors will get to see many usefull or van Gogh's self-portraits, or How many followers there are many since the artist or at lacked the money to pay for models. Ook van Gogh created many paintings of animals, peasant life in France (where he lived for a large part of his life) and portraits of his friends, family and acquaintances.   

When visiting Holland tour of the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam The atrium in the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam, the Netherlands

What many people do not know That is van Gogh was a talented drawer who drew as a Means of practicing his painting techniques. The museum has many of the artist's drawings on display alongwith his personal letters to his brother Theo and artist friends Paul Gauguin and Emile Bernard. Be sure to check the museum's website before your visit to see what new events, activities and exhibits will be on display while you're there.

Before you're on to your next adventure Holland, take some time to rest and nourish yourself with some of the delicious food available at the museum's café Le Tambourin. You'll find a big selection of hot and cold dishes like salads, lasagna, quiche, vegetarian dishes and lots of yummy cakes and pastries.

Hours March 1 - June 30: Daily from 9am to 6pm and until 10pm on Fridays

July 1 - August 31: Daily from 9am to 6pm and until 10pm on Fridays and Saturdays Please check prior to visiting the museum website for holiday hours.

Prices Adults: € 17
Age 18 and under: Free

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