See which Amsterdam museums have been voted the best in the country in the 2015 TripAdvisor Traveller’s Choice Awards.
The 2015 TripAdvisor Traveller’s Choice Awards showed that half of the Netherlands’ top ten museums can be found in Amsterdam, with the Rijksmuseum being voted the best museum in the country. The Rijksmuseum was also awarded a place in the top 10 museums in the entire world, joining the likes of The Louvre in Paris and New York’s Metropolitan Museum of Art.
The results of the TripAdvisor Traveller’s Choice Awards are compiled based on the reviews and ratings of millions of travellers from around the world.
Amsterdam's iconic museum dazzles with its impressive collection that spans 800 years of Dutch history. You said: “In an old-world building that has had a contemporary update, this museum exhibits hundreds of old masters.”
World-famous museum housing the planet's largest collection of Van Gogh paintings and artefacts. You said: "Excellent - well put together and very moving. It helped me to understand Van Gogh's struggles as an artist."
The Golden Age master's former house in central Amsterdam has been lovingly restored to its 17th-century majesty, offering a glimpse into the artist's everyday life. You said: "This museum was amazing! It was fascinating to see how Rembrandt lived."
Art museum in The Hague, housing the Royal Cabinet of Paintings which consists of 841 objects, mostly Dutch Golden Age paintings. You said: “This has brilliant Rembrandts and other Masters.”
Dating back to a time when members of the Catholic faith were prohibited from worshipping, the city's most famous clandestine church is hidden in the attic of a 17th century canal house. You said: "An insightful window into the past”
Informative museum detailing the history of the Dutch resistance in World War II during the German occupation. You said: "Excellent and comprehensive look at Dutch choices in both the Netherlands and West Indies during WWII."
Open air museum documenting life at the start of the last century, with authentic buildings and historical crafts from the former Zuiderzee region. You said: “Fun for all ages and especially young children."
Museum in Hartenstein dedicated to the Battle of Arnhem, in which the Allied Forces attempted to form a bridgehead on the northern banks of the Rhine. You said: "It is well laid out and explains the Battle of Arnhem very well."