Amsterdam is home to a variety of world-famous museums. No trip to the city is complete without stopping by the Rijksmuseum, Van Gogh Museum or Stedelijk Museum, but the city also has a multitude of treasures outside of the Museum District.
Amsterdam museums, galleries and exhibitions
From museums about cats to an amazing collection of handbags, plus photography, archaeology and more, Amsterdam has museums and galleries for every type of interest. Browse our selection of the best places in the city to get your cultural fix.
Canal house museums
Discover hidden gems of museums in Amsterdam’s elegant canal-side mansions.Canal house museums
Amsterdam is home to several premier photography museums and annual exhibitions. Find out where to get your photography fix!Photography in Amsterdam
10 secrets of the Royal Palace
Explore the hidden meanings behind the symbology of Amsterdam's iconic palace with curator Renske Cohen Tervaert.Read more
In search of Rembrandt
Trace the history of the Dutch Old Master and learn about his links with Amsterdam.On Rembrandt's trail
Find out what's happening in Amsterdam today or plan for a future visit by searching all art and exhibitions in the city.Browse all exhibitions
10 Rijksmuseum highlights
Get the inside track on the Rijksmuseum's top highlights, lesser-known gems and hidden secrets.Rijksmuseum highlights
Explore Amsterdam's museums & galleries
Major museums in Amsterdam
The Stedelijk Museum is an international institution in Amsterdam dedicated to modern and contemporary art & design.
Take a stroll through an even bigger Rijksmuseum! The renovated Philips Wing opened to the public on 1 November 2014