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Amsterdam Museum

Kalverstraat 92, 1012 PH Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 523 1822
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Housed in a splendid 17th-century building that was a former civic orphanage, this museum tell the history of Amsterdam through its vast collection of art and artifacts from medieval times to the present.
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  • Very good40%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Kalverstraat 92, 1012 PH Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Admission includes audioguide. A nice museum but wouldn't be my first choice if time in Amsterdam was limited. It is part of the My Amsterdam Card.

Thank MilwaukeeCraig
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a really interesting place to send a few hours .... really enjoyed seeing how the city of Amsterdam was built really enjoyed the interactive elements. The building it's self is very pretty and the carpet of colours depecting every country that lives in Amsterdam...More

Thank Sheila C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wasn’t too impressed with this museum. The layout was confusing and I felt like we missed a couple of bits. Couldn’t find the Remembrant! It was basically just a poor version of the Rijkmuseum and some of the exhibits were very similar! Was interesting to...More

Thank runawaycherrybomb
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This museum was much larger than I anticipated. You can access a "free sample." carpeted hallway pass through to and from the Begijnenhof to whet your appetite. Golden Age paintings and artifacts, WWII occupation and contemporary history.

Thank ANNAMARGARET B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Really enjoyed this museum. They did a very good job keeping it interesting while giving you a lot of information about the history of Amsterdam and the country. As they say in the audio tour, a bit of a maze but worth it.

Thank cdelangen
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Learnt a lot about the city and this museum not being one of the most popular was reasonably quiet. Well worth a visit.

1  Thank D P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Well worth a visit, but I wish we had been offered a map at the reception desk. The Amsterdam DNA exhibit led us through the development of this fascinating city. This was helped by the audio guide. However, then the confusing layout and signs meant...More

Thank fiosol
Reviewed 15 January 2018 via mobile

We got to the museum via a walking tour..a must very interesting and easy to navigate...right in the center of the city

Thank Joe S
Reviewed 9 January 2018

I was walking elsewhere and walked by the Amsterdam Museum. The next day I went inside and was pleasantly surprised. I thoroughly enjoyed myself here, more so than the overcrowded Rijksmuseum! Lovely place. Next time I visit the city, I will be sure to come...More

1  Thank texasexindusseldorf
Reviewed 9 January 2018 via mobile

The progression through the museum I find confusing. The collection is rich, but I didn't get the impression of following a common thread throughout the visit. The orphanage house, which is aimed at children, was very well done and full of secrets and hiding pieces...More

Thank Glloq
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Amsterdam’s buzzing hub, with its sprawling network of
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of Haalremmerdijk, the pedestrianized zones
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such as the Red Light District, and the Canal Ring
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