Category Archives: Museums

Love museums? In this section you will find information about various museums in Amsterdam that will help you enjoy your weekend break!

KochxBos Gallery Amsterdam

KochxBos Gallery Amsterdam

This art gallery was founded in 2005 by Esther Koch and Hans Bos. It has been mentioned in ‘The Guardian’ as one of the top ten independent art galleries in Amsterdam so worth a visit.  Keep in mind that the Gallery is closed during the summer holidays.

There are various contemporary artists featured such as; CIOU, Ray Ceasar, Harma Heikens & many more.

KochxBos Gallery Amsterdam

Opening Times

Monday: Closed
Tuesday: Closed
Wednesday: 13.00 – 18.00
Thursday: 13.00 – 18.00
Friday: 13.00 – 18.00
Saturday: 13.00 – 18.00
Sunday: Closed

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Rijksmuseum

Rijksmuseum Amsterdam

Rijksmuseum is the famous national museum that has a focus on arts & history. The museum is close to the Van Gogh Museum & Stedelijk Museum.

Originally founded in The Hague, the museum was moved to Amsterdam 8 years later in 1808, to the Royal Palace. The building that currently hosts these fine objects of art & history was designed by Pierre Cuypers.

Until recently the building was under renovation and was reopened in 2013.

Art Collection

The museum holds some true highlights such as Rembrandt’s ‘Night Watch’. Besides this painting other artists’ works are of the likes of: Johannes Vermeer, Jan Steen & Karel Appel.

Admission

Adults: €15.00
Children under the age of 18: Free

Opening Times

Monday: 09.00 – 17.00
Tuesday: 09.00 – 17.00
Wednesday: 09.00 – 17.00
Thursday: 09.00 – 17.00
Friday: 09.00 – 17.00
Saturday: 09.00 – 17.00
Sunday: 09.00 – 17.00

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Stedelijk Museum

Stedelijk Museum – Municipal Museum

Stedelijk Museum offers a wealth of contemporary and modern art. Located close to the Rijksmuseum & close to Vondelpark this museum features works from the early 20th century up to the 21st century.  The main building was designed by Adriaan Willem Weissman and dates from the 19th century. The wing of the building where the current entrance is located was designed by Benthem Crouwel Architects.

Art Collection

Their collection has got a wide range of famous artists such as: Karel Appel, George Hendrik Breitner, Claude Monet, Piet Mondriaan & Pablo Picasso. Audio tours are available and will take approximately 1.5 hours.

Opening Times

Monday: 10.00 – 18.00
Tuesday: 10.00 – 18.00
Wednesday: 10.00 – 18.00
Thursday: 10.00 – 22.00
Friday: 10.00 – 18.00
Saturday: 10.00 – 18.00
Sunday: 10.00 – 18.00

Admission

Adults: €15.00
Children under the age of 18: Free

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