The Van Gogh Museum is a museum in Amsterdam that is dedicated to the works of the artist, Vincent Van Gogh. The museum was built over a number of years and opened in 1973, it has recently been expanded and renovated. The museum has a collection of 200 paintings, 400 drawings and 700 letters written by Van Gogh. The museum displays some of his most known work, such as ‘Sunflowers’ and ‘The Yellow House’.
The museum is situated in museum square. The museum is accessible by the city’s tram network, take the 2 or 5 trams to the ‘Van Baerlestraat’ stop. Alternatively, take the bus, both the 170 and 172 buses stop close by. Car parking is available within a walking distance of the museum.
Opening Times and Admission
The museum is open seven days a week, 9am-5pm except for Fridays when the museum closes later at 10 pm. Entry is set at 17 euros for adults with free access available for under 18s. It is advised that the average time people spend in the museum is 75 minutes. Audio guides are available to rent and come with 11 different languages available.