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Van Gogh Museum

Van Gogh Museum

Art Museum
Museumkwartier, Amsterdam
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    Hana V.
    "Getting the audio guide makes your visit more interesting!"(43 Tips)
    "One of my favorite painting is Starry, Starry Night and it's in NYC"(18 Tips)
    Justin A.
    "Make sure to get the audio tour, really well done museum."(10 Tips)
    Dieter H.
    "There's a free WiFi hotspot available inside the museum"(11 Tips)
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  • Danielle C.heart icon on user image
    Danielle C.October 29, 2014
    Wonderful, well-organized collection of works by Van Gogh and information about his short career as an artist. The info really helped me understand him and his art better. I highly recommend it!
  • Alyssa G.
    Alyssa G.February 10, 2017
    Get the audio guide and book a time in advance; this is one of my favorite museums because it takes you through the evolution of Van Gogh's life as painter rather than individual, unrelated paintings
  • Jeiran H.heart icon on user image
    Jeiran HasanMay 4, 2019
    Worth the admission fee. Check out the special exhibits upstairs
  • Foodieheart icon on user image
    FoodieSeptember 28, 2014
    An e-ticket bought on the museum's website👆 allows fast-lane entrance, but only at specified available time and date (usually next day). Better get this one or queue for 2 hrs with any other ticket🙈
  • Kataheart icon on user image
    KataAugust 19, 2017
    Van Gogh's life and paintings in one place (I mean those that aren't in other museums). Loved it, do not miss it when you are in Amsterdam. Buy tickets online.
  • Victor E.heart icon on user image
    Victor EscobedoDecember 26, 2015
    This place is incredible! A must if you travel alone or with the family! Vincent is a truly master! The way he expressed himself through painting is remarkable!
  • cvvhheart icon on user image
    cvvhNovember 22, 2016
    It's open until 10:00PM on Friday but gift shop is open until 9:30PM. You cannot take any photos in the museum, which is fine. The Armin Van Buren guide is interesting, try it!
  • Domunix C.
    Domunix CelinyOctober 29, 2014
    Anyone who doesn't know much about art should visit this place, you'll appreciate some of these pieces of art. The free wifi is an added bonus. Also the souvenir store ships world wide
  • Shahrzad A.heart icon on user image
    Shahrzad AkbariSeptember 2, 2019
    I’m an artist and a huge Van Gogh lover and if you’re into arts and appreciator of his work I highly recommend visiting this amazing museum !
  • Augie J.heart icon on user image
    Augie JagauNovember 15, 2015
    Very intriguing to see many of Van Gogh paintings in one place - bring a lot of time do that you will not be rushed!
  • Stefanie L.heart icon on user image
    Stefanie LadanghMarch 5, 2016
    Don't forget to order your tickets online, so you don't have to queue! And take a look at the temporary exhibition. It's often very nice too
  • Foodieheart icon on user image
    FoodieSeptember 28, 2014
    Had to queue for 2 hrs with a ticket purchased online at the Canal Tour company's site 😁 along with all other ticket holders just to realize that the ticket on iPad won't be accepted, need print out!
  • Ferdy v.
    Ferdy van BerkelAugust 19, 2018
    This museum houses the world’s largest Van Gogh art collection. A must see when you visit Amsterdam. I personally like his way of painting landscapes.
  • Kris T.heart icon on user image
    Kris TinAugust 1, 2017
    definitely worth a visit. order tickets online in advance and avoid the queue at the ticket desk.
  • Kevin G.
    Kevin GrantMay 20, 2017
    Really well laid out exhibit, really glad I didn't miss this one. The line for tickets is long, but if you have the museum pass I think you can skip it.
  • Rasha F EGY ⛳️heart icon on user image
    Rasha F EGY ⛳️April 28, 2016
    Best museum ever! my friend Van Gogh.. When madness turn into magic .. Take the audio set 5€ worth it ..enjoy
  • Magdalena M.
    Magdalena MrázkováOctober 9, 2016
    May you be a fan of Van Gogh or not this place is brilliant! It's not only about Van Gogh himself but it also gives you context of the era he lived and created in
  • Hana V.heart icon on user image
    Hana VMarch 31, 2016
    Very nice museum, can be very busy at times. Getting the audio guide makes your visit more interesting!
  • Sina S.heart icon on user image
    Sina SayanMarch 20, 2016
    It has only one of the top 5 van Gogh paintings. Worth to see but you should not have great expectations.
  • Deb 👑 T.heart icon on user image
    Deb 👑 TApril 21, 2015
    The audio guide was so good and interesting. The museum is so worth it. I totally loved it.
  • Salwan F.heart icon on user image
    Salwan FinjAugust 21, 2017
    What a great tribute to a great artist!!! Shouldn't take more than an hour or two to see in detail dependent on how much of a fan you are
  • Janet C.
    Janet CheungAugust 23, 2014
    Cool to see how his style evolved and changed. Go at night on a Friday around 8pm to get in and see the three floors of stuff expect a 10-20 min wait.
  • M H.heart icon on user image
    M HApril 16, 2015
    Fantastic museum, absolutely worth visiting. Don't forget to pre-order online tickets, so you can skip the queue.
  • Pavel P.heart icon on user image
    Pavel PavlyukovichJanuary 5, 2018
    Very good audio guide. I recommend use it. Unfortunately, not all famous masterpieces shown
  • Pablo B.heart icon on user image
    Pablo BorbónFebruary 27, 2016
    A great place to visit in Amsterdam. Make sure you have at least 2 or 3 hours to appreciate it
  • Amanda S.
    Amanda SmithJuly 10, 2015
    If you've never seen his work in person, you MUST go. The heavy layers of paint make the whole piece. Grab an audio guide, and go at your own pace.
  • Renáta M.heart icon on user image
    Wonderful exhibition of Bincent's life and art. But many of the masters followers' art are displayed as well, so you better read the boards.
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    melocotoncitaMarch 25, 2014
    By purchasing your ticket online you can choose the hour you want to come. There is a special line for scheduled tickets and the line is virtually none.
  • Rachael K.heart icon on user image
    Rachael KegginSeptember 7, 2023
    Book in advance online as this is often sold out. Be sure to also get the audio. It's definitely worth it and only €3.50.
  • Sofia S.
    Sofia SchukinaJuly 29, 2012
    Smart traveller, it's better to buy tickets online on a web-sitebefore the visit - when you come you will stay in a shorter line. If you haven't prepaid tickets just come up earlier... at 9:30 ;)
  • Sergey K.heart icon on user image
    Sergey KuznetsovAugust 24, 2015
    A museum that tells a story of Van Gogh's life through his letters, very nicely organised. The Starry Night is lacking, of course, but there's more to Vincent than that.
  • Nikolas T.heart icon on user image
    Nikolas TapiaApril 27, 2016
    Tour around the life and work of Van Gogh. The exhibition is neatly organized. I recommend you get the audioguide. Queue can be long.
  • Olin
    OlinMay 16, 2015
    Loved Van Gogh's sketches! Interesting to see the evolution of his artistic expression. Great shop for souvenirs!
  • Mykolas P.heart icon on user image
    Mykolas PetrauskasJuly 23, 2015
    Lots of van Gogh's and his contemporaries painting, including some of most famous ones. Tells the story beyond paintings - also his life. Avoid long queues with a Museum card.
  • Mizna K.heart icon on user image
    Mizna KkApril 14, 2017
    Art lovers you will love this place note:skip the lines book online add the multimedia for a full experience ++ the museum's restaurant has the best tomato soup
  • João G.heart icon on user image
    João GonçalvesSeptember 27, 2016
    And to the last place I leave the most obvious. It's mandatory to see how important van Gogh was to the world of painting. All his great artworks are displayed here.
  • Sheepie
    SheepieJuly 9, 2015
    Buy timed tickets, even pre purchased tickets line is quite long. Don't even think about linking up for tickets at the door, unless you have lots of time to stand around!
  • Jack D.heart icon on user image
    Jack DavisMay 13, 2015
    Great museum with some true classics by Van Gogh. Open until 10pm on Friday and a must see if you're visiting the city!
  • AlAnoud A A.
    AlAnoud A AlGhunaimAugust 10, 2015
    Simply an overwhelming experience❤️
  • Dee M.
    Dee MehtaJune 3, 2016
    Great museum, would recommend anyone visiting to buy your tickets in advance from the museum website as queues can be quite long
  • Sema S.
    Sema SumeliNovember 7, 2016
    If you come to Amsterdam, this museum visit is a must. It is unbelieveable.
  • Lauren H.heart icon on user image
    Lauren HerdaSeptember 1, 2016
    The artwork is, of course, magnificent... but expect a ton of visitors, and difficulty having the space to truly appreciate the art.
  • Tomfooleryheart icon on user image
    TomfooleryMay 22, 2016
    One of the best art museums about a single artist I've ever been to.. Get the audio tour, really it adds so much
  • Алина Ш.heart icon on user image
    Алина ШубскаяNovember 26, 2014
    Great touchable place with good organised exposition, modern audioguides and big space. There are also pictures of Manet and Gauguin there
  • The Wall Street Journal
    The Wall Street JournalFebruary 5, 2015
    Visit on a Friday night, when closing time is extended to 10p.m., live piano music is played in the lobby, and champagne is served. Read more
  • Anien S.
    Anien SalomonsDecember 17, 2013
    Worth to visit, even when you don't know much about paintings. A lot of modern and scientific tools to explain about Van Gogh and you can try it
  • Bryan P.heart icon on user image
    Bryan PowerSeptember 17, 2017
    While the multimedia tour is highly rated, be brave and listen to your own soundtrack. Highly recommend sad, slow Radiohead for the top floor.
  • Roniel T.heart icon on user image
    Roniel TesslerNovember 4, 2015
    The reason this museum is one of the best in the world is because it's not only about the art. It's about the man behind the art.
  • Leonardo C.heart icon on user image
    Leonardo CoutoMay 12, 2015
    Just amazing. One advice: pick the audio guide. There is a lot of particular facts in the Vincents life that will worth listen.
  • Markus A.heart icon on user image
    Great way to get informed about Van Gogh's phases as a painter. I recommend the audio guide
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