museum

Amsterdam is home to many of the world's most famous museums (think Rijksmuseum, Van Gogh Museum, Stedelijk…). There’s also a multitude of specialised museums dedicated to photography, archaeology, multimedia art, ships, architecture and even cats or handbags. Most museums organise temporary exhibitions so make sure to stay up to date!

Canal house museums

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 ...

Unusual museums

Amsterdam’s museums are world-famous and even without having visited the city, most people know about the Rijksmuseum, the Anne Frank House and ...

Rembrandt van Rijn

Rembrandt van Rijn has remained a household name all around the world for centuries. But who was Rembrandt and why does he have such lasting fame? Del...

Canal-side museums

Amsterdam’s maritime success in the Golden Age not only led to urban expansion, but a boom in trade and architectural development. This was marked by ...

History of the Rijksmuseum

This famous Amsterdam museum has been at the heart of Dutch culture for more than 200 years. Today, the Rijksmuseum houses a collection that reflects ...