How to visit the Stedelijk Museum with your City Card

It is not necessary to reserve a time slot to visit this location with your City Card. Make sure that your City Card is valid at the time of your visit.

The greats of the art world

The Stedelijk Museum's extensive collection is comparable in style to the Museum of Modern Art in New York and the Art Institute of Chicago. Design has been given a permanent place in the museum for the first time, with big names such as Joseph Hoffmann, Gerrit Rietveld and Tapio Wirkkala. Contemporary artists are also strongly represented with masterpieces by, among others, Maarten Baas, Barbara Bloom, Rineke Dijkstra, Marlene Dumas, Sheila Hicks, Jeff Koons, Wolfgang Tillmans, Edward Kienholz, Willem de Kooning and Andy Warhol. Since the renovation and extension of the building, the Stedelijk has been able to show more of its famous collection than ever, thanks to the many new museum rooms.

Innovative exhibition rooms

In addition to the large halls for exhibitions , the appearance of the museum itself has also changed considerably during the renovation: the building no longer looks away from the Museumplein , but rather looks out on it. The impressive foyer and restaurant look inviting and there is a futuristic-looking new wing , designed by Benthem Crouwel Architects , who Amsterdammers also call the 'bathtub'.

The Stedelijk Museum - Museum of Modern Art is free for young people up to and including 18 years old.

Modern art in Amsterdam

A visit to the Stedelijk Museum - Museum of Modern Art takes you on a journey through 150 years of art, reviewing the best of modern art in Amsterdam . Iconic works by Karel Appel, Cézanne, Chagall, Marlene Dumas, Kandinsky, Edward Kienholz, De Kooning, Koons, Malevich, Matisse, Mondrian, Picasso, Pollock, Gerrit Rietveld, Warhol and many others can be seen here. The Stedelijk Museum's design collection shows the history of design, from the beginning of the last century to the present day, with furniture, ceramics, posters, jewelery and other objects.

Major movements in art, design and architecture

The collection of the Stedelijk Museum - Museum of Modern Art consists of approximately 90,000 works of art and objects, from 1870 to the present day. The collection includes paintings, sculptures, photography, film and video, installations, works on paper, artist's books, applied art, and industrial and graphic design. With major art movements such as Bauhaus, the Amsterdam School , De Stijl, CoBrA, abstract expressionism, pop art, minimalist art and conceptual art all represented, the Stedelijk Museum offers a great overview of modern and contemporary art , design and architecture .