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.
If you're planning on visiting a few museums and galleries during your time in Amsterdam, then the I amsterdam City Card is a great way to save money. This handy visitor pass gets you free or discounted entry to many of the city's most popular attractions including the Rijksmuseum, Van Gogh Museum, Rembrandt House and the Stedelijk Museum, as well as free public transport for the duration of your trip. Find out more about the I amsterdam City Card.
Don't spend your visit to Amsterdam waiting in line. Use our new Live Lines feature to see real time queue information for a selection of Amsterdam's most popular museums. The queuing times are updated by the attractions so that you can spend more time immersed in art and culture and less time waiting for tickets.
‘It’s a Men’s World’ at the Tassenmuseum
Explore the temporary exhibition that documents the rise, fall and rise of the ‘man bag’.
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
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.
Explore Amsterdam's museums & galleries
Check out the top 12 major museums in Amsterdam and explore the diversity of art, history, culture and educational fun on offer!
A real treat for art-lovers, Amsterdam is home to over 50 museums, many of them famous across the globe.
From modern art to archeology and photography to maritime history, Amsterdam has museums (and exhibitions) to suit every type of interest. Check out I...
Delve into Amsterdam’s grandest museum as Rijksmuseum insider Claire de Wolf shares her favourite works, lesser-known gems and hidden secrets.
The Amsterdam art scene naturally has strong associations with the Old Masters, but the city is also home to several premier photography museums and a...
Amsterdam’s museums are world-famous and even without having visited the city, most people know about the Rijksmuseum, the Anne Frank House and the Va...
Even if you're not planning to expand your personal art collection, a visit to one of Amsterdam's many art galleries is a great way to spend an aftern...
Stroll through Amsterdam’s charming Canal District and discover the city's hidden gems. The city's elegant canal-side mansions house some of the most ...
Amsterdam’s Royal Palace is a building brimming with secret symbols and hidden meanings - as explained by Exhibitions and Education Curator Renske Coh...
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Explore Amsterdam's finest museums and attractions with the I amsterdam City Card.
Major museums in Amsterdam
The Rijksmuseum is one of Amsterdam’s grandest and most popular museums. Its vast collection showcases iconic art and a wide varie...
The Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam is one of the most popular museums in the world, attracting visitors from every corner of the glo...
Situated on Museumplein, where it first opened in 1895, Amsterdam’s Stedelijk Museum is the largest Dutch museum dedicated to mode...
Anne Frank is one of Amsterdam’s most well known former residents. The Anne Frank House at Prinsengracht 263 in Amsterdam is where...
The Amsterdam Museum offers an expansive collection of exhibitions and items that retell the compelling story of the Dutch capital...
The Hermitage Amsterdam is the Dutch branch of the world-famous Hermitage museum in Saint Petersburg, Russia. Located on the banks...
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