Type: Art Museums, Attractions, Cultural Venues, Family Friendly, History Museums, Museums, Public Spaces
Museumplein is packed with art, history and culture. As the name suggests, there are many museums situated around the square. For instance, the Van Gogh Museum houses the world's largest collection of... Read More
Museumplein is packed with art, history and culture. As the name suggests, there are many museums situated around the square. For instance, the Van Gogh Museum houses the world's largest collection of Vincent Van Gogh's artwork. Experience the stages of his life through his art. The Rijksmuseum, featuring Dutch masterpieces, historical artifacts and more, is the oldest museum in Amsterdam. If contemporary art is more of interest to you, make sure to visit the Stedelijk Museum. Many of the museums also offer children activities. Want to do some shopping? Stroll down the PC Hooftstraat, the most expensive street in the Netherlands. End your day with a performance at the Concertgebouw; the building boasts one of the best acoustics in the world. You can easily spend a whole day in this area alone.
- Best Attractions & Activities: "Museumplein is host to numerous events, so check the dates you are in town and see if any concerts or special exhibitions are going on. The iamsterdam sign often appears here, too."
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