If you’re anything like us, when you hear Van Gogh, you think Starry Night and sliced-off ears. When in Amsterdam, head to the Van Gogh Museum to get to know more about his life, and prepare to be dazzled by his best works, featured here.
Visiting the Museum
Located in Museum Square in Amsterdam, the Van Gogh Museum holds the largest collection of his paintings and drawings. In addition to the permanent collection, the museum shows many of Van Gogh’s impressionist and post-impressionist contemporaries. There’s also a café, and a shop where you can pick up prints of the artist’s best works.
The Van Gogh Museum is open daily from 9am to 7pm, until 10pm on Fridays and 9pm on Saturdays.
How Much Is Admission?
Admission starts at 17€ per person. When it comes to learning about Van Gogh’s life and seeing his lively brushstrokes up close and personal, this is a can’t-miss experience.
Good to know
When should I visit? Open daily from 9am – 7pm. Open until 10pm on Fridays and 9pm on Saturdays.
Is it expensive? Admission starts at €17.
Will I need a guide? No, feel free to enjoy the paintings in the museum for yourself!
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.
It is forbidden to take photographs of the paintings in the museum unless you are a journalist and apply for permission in advance.
Book in advance to skip the ticket line.
* Due to the COVID-19 outbreak, tours, attractions, and venues in this location may be temporarily closed. Check out our travel update page for the latest information.