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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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  • Ajryn O.heart icon on user image
    Ajryn OnesMay 14, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    Forever favourite! They renew exhibition very often with new information and making it everytime incredibly interesting.
  • Vanessa T.heart icon on user image
    Vanessa TFebruary 2, 2017
    Great selection of Van Gogh's great works. But if you want to see Starry Night, go to NY! Also, don't get caught taking pictures of the paintings! Nasty female guard on 1.
  • Helen Z.heart icon on user image
    Helen ZhangJune 6, 2017
    Van Gogh had an interesting life story -- decided to become a painter at 27, dead by 37 -- and this museum does a wonderful job showing his life and art side by side.
  • Chrisheart icon on user image
    ChrisNovember 28, 2017
    One of the best museum layout concepts I've ever seen. The museum was already going to be good, but the layout really seals it
  • California State University San Marcos
    The renovations are nice, although the non-museum guidebooks (which we relied on) make it difficult to go through easily. Go later in the evening to avoid the crowds, no advance tickets needed.
  • Stefania S.
    Stefania ScognamiglioAugust 23, 2014
    Wonderful museum with lots of paintings, not only the famous ones, And interactive experiences.Buy tickets online to avoid the queue!
  • Jay W.heart icon on user image
    Jay WerginMay 8, 2017
    The entire museum. The cafe is fabulous as well as the gift shop.
  • Sissy T.
    Sissy TskJanuary 9, 2015
    Just great!!! All those facts about the famous artist and his most famous paintings... Huge plus the recorded extracts of his letters. A must!!!!
  • Paul B.heart icon on user image
    Paul BystrovApril 10, 2015
    Been here 5+ times
    Check out friday's after 7 pm performance with live DJ, vidro performance and bar, while walking through the collection! Incredible!
  • Jamie H.heart icon on user image
    Jamie HoyleOctober 29, 2015
    Vast majority of the famous paintings were in the temporary exhibition section - was very lucky to see them (right time, right place!).
  • Irina M.heart icon on user image
    Irina MikheevaApril 17, 2016
    Wonderful museum, very useful interactive multimedia tours. Highly recommend! Book tickets online to avoid the queue
  • Ruben Garcia M.heart icon on user image
    Go early because it gets packed. Buy the tickets online to avoid queues
  • Cosmin T.heart icon on user image
    Cosmin TudoranSeptember 28, 2015
    Book your ticket via and you will be happy ;) no waiting.
  • Francis K.heart icon on user image
    Francis KinderFebruary 15, 2015
    Beautifully organized! An incredible collection of one of the most important artists of all time. Free WiFi.
  • Chris K.
    Chris KonsowitzFebruary 3, 2019
    Tour was awesome. The audio guide is worth it, but don’t just use it. There are other great pieces.
  • Kennyheart icon on user image
    KennyDecember 4, 2019
    Try to get your tickets in advance. Just showing up and buying tickets there will almost always be a delay.
  • Ezryn Z.heart icon on user image
    Ezryn ZarofDecember 30, 2017
    Everything was great! There were a lot of paintings to see and we ended staying for 4 hours! 😅❤
    SNOCRUJune 17, 2015
    Museum closes at 6pm. If you show up late in the day there are less people. Guy was a nutbag, but SO talented! #inspire #passion
  • Andrew 翁 Ò.
    Andrew 翁 ÒngJune 27, 2015
    Amazed collection of Van Gogh & others' arts & paintings. Crowded by locals & tourists as well
  • Hannah G.heart icon on user image
    Hannah GMMarch 13, 2016
    The audio tour is excellent and the museum is laid out in a very digestible manner. Don't miss!
  • Ritzo t.
    Ritzo ten CateAugust 23, 2012
    Buy a 'museumjaarkaart' at another museum for 50 euro's and pass the queues. And besides you will have access to almost all Dutch musea for FREE!
  • Shawn C.heart icon on user image
    Shawn CallahanMarch 8, 2015
    On the third floor, tucked away in a corner, is the book shop. Up the back is a table where you can sit down and read Vincent's prolific set of letters.
  • Masha G.heart icon on user image
    Masha GrekovaJanuary 7, 2016
    The museum is just amazing . Take the audioguide - a lot of interesting facts to know about Van Gogh .
  • Sidney S.heart icon on user image
    Sidney SmeetsSeptember 12, 2014
    One one the best museums in Amsterdam, located on the museum square and open late on Fridays. A must see.
  • Mehrnaz G.heart icon on user image
    Mehrnaz GhAugust 2, 2016
    the musuem building architecture was great, and the paintings were amazing and it worth to visit and enjoy
  • Paola Z.heart icon on user image
    Paola ZamudioFebruary 8, 2016
    A little bit expensive but worth it! Do not forget to visit the Munch-Van Gogh area!
  • Potatoheart icon on user image
    PotatoAugust 8, 2015
    Higher recommended to take a ticket in internet especially in summer season. Audio guide is very nice !
  • Alejandro M.heart icon on user image
    Alejandro MerazMarch 29, 2019
    One of the best museums in Amsterdam. You really get to know and understand Van Gogh.
  • Varun R.
    Varun RauApril 26, 2019
    the audio guide is its own work of art
  • Teaveling Frog C.heart icon on user image
    Teaveling Frog C.August 15, 2017
    A very nice and modern museum where you'll discover all about this painter. I strongly recommend the audio guide.
  • Nickheart icon on user image
    NickSeptember 13, 2014
    The starry night painting is NOT here. It has been in the permanent collection of the MoMA in New York since 1941. You can buy Van Gogh's jelly ears at the gift shop.
  • Adriaan S.
    Adriaan SchalekampApril 21, 2014
    Get your ticket online and arrive 10 minutes after your allotted time to miss some of the chaos.
  • Imen T.heart icon on user image
    Imen TurkiJanuary 5, 2015
    Must visit! Try to avoid the queue by making a reservation (there is a queue even with the pre sold ticket)
  • Esther V.heart icon on user image
    Esther Van HoudtSeptember 22, 2017
    Revealing Van Gogh's mesmerizing color detailing!! Ticket line is fine: easy and quick. However wardrobe is a nightmare!! Please invest in a locker system!!
  • Giuseppe S.heart icon on user image
    Giuseppe SpinaJune 28, 2017
    Lovely museum with a well thought out layout. Get the audio guide and really take your time.
  • Don P.
    Don PykeJanuary 20, 2015
    Just get the audio guide and take your time. No crowds whwn we were there but told it gets busy. Managed to dispell some misconceptions as well.
  • Lina S.
    Lina SDAugust 18, 2014
    Very Nice museum, but buy your tickets before the day you want to visit it!
  • Don P.
    Don PykeJanuary 20, 2015
    Just get the audio guide and take your time. No crowds when we were there but told it gets busy. Managed to dispell some misconceptions as well.
  • Rosalie M.heart icon on user image
    Rosalie MartelNovember 12, 2017
    Amazing. Definitely worth it to have the audioguides.
  • Victoria C.
    Victoria CollinsAugust 24, 2014
    Fantastic museum, worth a look. Buy your tickets before hand (maybe a few weeks) to save time queuing.
  • Miki I.heart icon on user image
    Miki IonSeptember 11, 2015
    The temporary exhibition "when I give I give myself" makes it even more interesting. Take the audio guide and expect to wander around for at least 2-3 hours.
  • H S.heart icon on user image
    H SOctober 23, 2014
    Besides top 🎨 - free WiFi. On Sunday can park for free - there are 4-5 spots just along the street and no paystation..
  • George T.heart icon on user image
    George TzoumerkiotisFebruary 28, 2017
    Very well organized, easily accessible, spacious rooms, good lighting and good collection of art works.
  • Amanda A.heart icon on user image
    Amanda Andrada VianaSeptember 20, 2015
    The best museum I've been so far! The audio guide helps understanding Van Gogh's life. Great!
  • Alexandra G.heart icon on user image
    Alexandra GrigoryevaOctober 18, 2023
    Good collection! Sunflowers… landscape… a lot of self-portraits… audio guide on russian… must to see
  • Naomi B.
    Naomi BruwerDecember 24, 2014
    Wonderful museum. Renovations nearly done. Looking great. And there are original Van Gogh's...need I say more?!
  • Sofia U.heart icon on user image
    Sofia UzDecember 22, 2015
    Book tickets online! Good museum for Van Gogh lovers. Don't waste your time if you know nothing about him. There are nearly no prominent works and photography is forbidden
  • Rafi R.heart icon on user image
    Rafi RomeroOctober 19, 2015
    1. Line to get your ticket, EVEN IF YOU GOT THEM IN ADVANCE!!!! 2. Small line to enter the building. 3. Long line to drop off your backpack. 4. Same line to pick up your backpack. Needs efficiency.
  • Farah
    FarahMarch 17, 2018
    One of the best museums I’ve been to.. lovely gift store!
  • David Z.heart icon on user image
    David ZhangSeptember 5, 2014
    New discovery of a Van Gogh is interesting to watch, go look at his japanese inspired paintings. No photography of the actual paintings though.
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