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Home to the world’s largest collection of Vincent Van Gogh’s paintings, the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam transports visitors on a fascinating journey through the life of the artist and his contemporaries. The museum introduces the complete story: the artist, the context, Van Gogh’s personal ambitions, his emotions, the myths that surround him and his influence right up until this very day. The Van Gogh Museum’s collection includes world-famous paintings such as Sunflowers, Almond Blossom and The Potato Eaters. The museum also organizes three temporary exhibitions every year.

The subjects portrayed by Van Gogh are mainly self-portraits, still lifes, landscapes and in particular paintings with cypresses, grain fields and sunflowers. Tragically, Van Gogh committed suicide at the age of 37 after a life full of unhappy love stories and persistent depressive crises. The master left behind more than 840 paintings and 1000 drawings, many watercolors, lithographs and sketches on letters currently located in the Van Gogh Museum as well as in hundreds of other renowned museums and art exhibitions around the world.

Opening times:

20 March to 2 July 2020 and 2 October to 8 November 2020:

  • Open Saturdays to Thursdays from 9.00am to 6.00pm
  • Fridays from 9.00am to 9.00pm
  • Friday 17 April open from 9.00am to 6.00pm

3 July to 30 August 2020:

  • Open daily from 9.00am to 9.00pm

31 August to 1 October 2020:

  • Open Saturdays to Thursdays from 9.00am to 5.00pm
  • Fridays from 9.00am to 9.00pm
  • Friday 14 February open from 9.00am to 5.00pm

9 November to 17 December 2020:

  • Open daily from 9.00am to 5.00pm
  • Note: Friday 27 November hours are from 9.00am to 10.00pm

18 December 2020 to 10 January 2021:

  • Sundays to Thursdays from 9.00am to 7.00pm
  • Fridays and Saturdays from 9.00am to 9.00pm

Holiday schedule:

  • 23 December to 30 December 2020 (except public holidays):
  • Open Sundays to Thursdays from 9.00am to 7.00pm
  • Fridays and Saturdays from 9.00am to 9.00pm

Public holidays:

  • 25 December (Christmas Day) and 31 December (New Year’s Eve) from 9.00am to 5.00pm
  • 1 January (New Year’s Day) from 11.00am to 7.00pm

Address:

Museumplein 6, 1071 DJ Amsterdam

Getting there:

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Public Transport:

  • The nearest stops are Van Baerlestraat (tram 2, 5 or 12) or Museumplein (tram: 3, 5 or 12, bus: 347 or 357)

From Amsterdam Central Station:

  • Tram 2 or 12
  • Tram 11: change at Leidseplein to tram 2, 5 or 12
  • Metro 52 (Noord/Zuid route) until De Pijp station, change to tram 3 (direction Zoutkeetsgracht) or tram 12 (direction Central station)
  • Bus 347, direction Uithoorn
  • Bus 357, direction Kudelstaart
  • From Zuid WTC Station
  • Tram 5 (direction Westergasfabriek)

From Amsterdam Amstel Station:

  • Tram 12

From Amsterdam Sloterdijk Station:

  • Tram 19, change at Leidseplein to tram 2, 5 or 12

From Muiderpoort Station:

  • Tram 3 (direction Zoutkeetsgracht)

Parking:

  • Located underneath Museumplein, Q-Park (entrance Van Baerlestraat) is the closest car park to the Van Gogh Museum. Please note that paid parking applies on the streets near the museum
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Footsteps of Van Gogh tour with skip-the-line Van Gogh Museum

Get a skip-the-line entrance to the Van Gogh Museum, visit Nuenen where Vincent once lived.

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City canal cruise of Amsterdam with snackbox and Van Gogh Museum

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Reviews Van Gogh Museum

Hilary, Apr 16, 2016
Ronald E, Apr 12, 2016
Helen, Mar 14, 2016
Barbara, Mar 06, 2016

“We got into the museum very quickly thanks to online booking and had a great time viewing an amazing Van Gogh exhibition. Our advice would be book early on line for tickets to museums and exhibitions once you know which city you want to visit.”

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