Selection of the most famous museums
Anne Frank House
Anne Frank was one of the most renowned and most discussed Jewish victims
of the Holocaust.
Acknowledged for the quality of her writing, her diary has become on of
the world’s most widely read books and has been the basis for several
plays and films. The Ann Frank House is the place where she hid during the second world war and is the place where she wrote her diary.
Built in 1876 according to a design by architect Cuypers, Amsterdam’s Rijksmuseum is the largest museum in the Netherlands. It features a famous collection of works by Rembrandt (including “The Night Watch”), Frans Hals and Vermeer as well as delftware, sculpture, Asian art and prints. The hundreds of thousands of items from the past collectively give a visual account of Dutch
history within a global context.
Van Gogh Museum
A visit to the Van Gogh Museum is a unique experience, The museum contains the largest collection of paintings by Vincent van Gogh in the world. Take a tour through the museum and the expert guide will take you on a journey through his life work and his contemporaries will not be forgotten. This is your chance to see for yourself how his art was influenced by the developments in his personal life. After your visit you will understand more of the man behind the famous paintings such as the Sunflowers or the Yellow House and the life he led.
Amsterdam’s Stedelijk Museum is a modern art mecca, with international collections from Matisse to Jeff Coons, as well as contemporary Dutch artists. These Dutch artists include: Mondriaan, Jan Toorop, Breitner, Sluyters and, more recently, the COBRA (Copenhagen, Brussels, Amsterdam) group of the 1950’s whose main Dutch exponents are Karel Appel and Corneille.