The Van Gogh Museum Amsterdam
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The Van Gogh Museum Amsterdam

Jan Luijkenstraat 1, Amsterdam

If you want to have an unique experience, a visit to the Van Gogh Museum will do the trick.

You can find the largest collection of paintings made by the hand of Vincent van Gogh in the world.

The van Gogh musuem offers you the opportunity to keep track of the artist's developments, or compare his paintings to works by other artists from the 19th century in the collection.

The museum also holds an extensive offer of exhibitions on various subjects from 19th century art history.

Museum open
Opening hours

Museum: daily 10-18.00, Friday 10.00-22.00
Ticket office: daily 10-17.30, Friday to 21.30 
Shop: daily 10-17.45, friday to 21.45 
Restaurant: daily 10-17.30, Friday to 21.30, kitchen to 21.15 
Library Museumplein 4: Mon to Fri 10-12.30 and 13.30-17.00
Closed 1 January


The Collection section is organised into three parts, featuring the work of Vincent van Gogh, the work of other artists and the history of the museum collection.


Guided tours
Anyone can show people round the Van Gogh Museum. Making reservations is not required, but the groups are not to consist of more than 15 people. The permanent collection in the Main Building is open to groups from September up to the end of May, with the exception of the busy weekends during Easter, Whitsuntide, Ascension, and Christmas. The Exhibition Wing is open to guides the entire year round. If you are searching for a guide, you can contact the cultural organisation bureau ARTTRA (020-6259303 or ). Arttra provides guided tours by art historians as well as by contemporary artists.

Audio Tour
The Audio Tour for our permanent collection is available for  € 4,- in the following languages: Dutch, English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Japanese, Russian and Mandarin. Group reservations should be be made in advance, as of 15 persons. Group price is € 3,50 p.p. for groups of more than 20 persons. For information and group reservations of audio tours only, please contact Antenna Audio at 31-(0)20-673 6824 (Mo-Fri 0.9.00-17.30 hrs local time).

how to get there

The Van Gogh Museum is within easy reach of the Museumplein in Amsterdam, between the Rijksmuseum and the Stedelijk Museum .

The museum entrance is at the Paulus Potterstraat 7. It can be reached by tram numbers 2 and 5 from the Central Station. The museum is also accessible for disabled visitors. All floors can be reached via lift; wheelchairs and pushchairs are available free of charge.

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