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Van Gogh Museum attractions guide: Things to Do in Amsterdam, Netherlands

Van Gogh Museum

The Van Gogh Museum is a Dutch art museum dedicated to the works of Vincent van Gogh and his contemporaries in Amsterdam; it is located at the Museum Square in the borough Amsterdam South, close to the Stedelijk Museum, the Rijksmuseum, and the Concertgebouw.
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Get to Know Van Gogh: Musee Van Gogh

In case you’re in any way similar to us, when you hear Van Gogh, you think Starry Night and cut off ears. When in Amsterdam, head to the Van Gogh Museum to become acquainted with additional about his life, and plan to be astonished by his best works, highlighted here.

The Potato Eaters 1885
Van Gogh saw this work of art as evidence that he could be a decent figure painter. He needed to portray laborers as they truly were and intentionally picked appalling models.

The Bedroom 1888
Conceived in the Netherlands, Van Gogh moved to Arles, France in later years, looking for asylum from drinking. He painted his room in his home, the Yellow House while recuperating from an ailment.

Sunflowers 1889
The post-impressionist craftsman made two arrangements of sunflowers to design a room in the Yellow House for his kindred painter and companion, Gauguin.

Irises 1890
Van Gogh battled with psychological sickness and painted irises while living in a refuge in France before his demise in 1890. He rejuvenated feeling in his blossoms and still lifes.

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Visiting the Museum

Found in  Museum Square in Amsterdam, the Van Gogh Museum holds the biggest assortment of his artistic creations and drawings. Notwithstanding the lasting assortment, the gallery shows a large number of Van Gogh’s impressionist and post-impressionist counterparts. There’s additionally a bistro and a shop where you can get prints of the craftsman’s best works.


The Van Gogh Museum is open day by day from 9 am to 7 pm, until 10 pm on Fridays and 9 pm on Saturdays.

How Much Is Admission?

Confirmation begins at 17€ per individual. With regards to finding out about Van Gogh’s life and seeing his exuberant brushstrokes very close, this is a can’t-miss insight.

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When should I visit?

Open daily from 9am – 7pm. Open until 10pm on Fridays and 9pm on Saturdays.

How to get there

Van Baerlestraat is the nearest tram stop (via lines 2, 3, 5, 12). Or you can use bus 145, 170, or 172 to Museumplein.

Is it expensive?

Admission starts at €17.

Will I need a guide?

No, vibe allowed to appreciate the works of art in the historical center for yourself!

What people are saying about Van Gogh Museum

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ The Van Gogh Museum remains a must-see in Amsterdam!
I have been to the VGM ordinarily and I will return there again later on. It’s an absolute necessity in Amsterdam so don’t miss it on the off chance that you are visiting this magnificent city. It has incredible pieces as well as the painter’s set of experiences is all around depicted in English! Love it!

Van Gogh Museum Ticket reviewed by Julio

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Educational, well laid out, astoundingly poor lighting
It is an all around arranged and perfectly spread out display of the craftsman’s work as well as the relating impacts both individual and creative. Ordinarily anyway his works were hard to see due to awful glare from ineffectively planned lighting.

Van Gogh Museum Ticket reviewed by Wendy

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Our guide was incredible, most knowledgeable about Van Gogh and art!
Our guide (Hank) strolled us directly into the historical center with no stand by, he was notable by the gallery staff. The first gathering place was somewhat hazy in light of the fact that we knew the zone, and it was around 300 yards from the passageway. However, having an elite and experienced local escort like Hank gave us tremendous data and understanding in a brief timeframe. For us, it merited the cost!

Amsterdam: Van Gogh Museum Tour including Entry Ticket reviewed by Joseph

⭐⭐⭐⭐ Excellent display covering Vincent Van Gogh’s whole life
A stunning assortment of Vincent Van Gogh’s entire life from his introduction to the world to his grievous end. All around showed with great clarifications. The sound guide was unquestionably worth paying for, clarifying a great deal. We completely making the most of our visit. The shop has a wide of Van Gogh themed things over a scope of costs.

Van Gogh Museum Ticket reviewed by Jon

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