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Van Gogh Museum

On this page you find practical information, photos and videos about Van Gogh Museum.

Van Gogh Museum features in these preplanned City Guides:

1-day Amsterdam City Guide3-day Amsterdam City Guide5-day Amsterdam City Guide

Why visit / Interesting facts:

  • The world's largest van Gogh collection
  • Over 200 paintings on display

Time required: 180 minutes

Phone: +31 20 570 52 00

Web site: http://www.vangoghmuseum...

Opening hours:

Time period Opening hours
Mon - Tue, Sat, Sun: 10am - 6pm
Fri (with the exception of Friday Dec 24 and 31): 10am - 10pm
Jan 1: Closed


Ticket type Charge
General: 14 €
Under 18: Free

Public transport:

  • Tram Line 2: Van Baerlestraat stop
  • Tram Line 3: Van Baerlestraat stop
  • Tram Line 5: Van Baerlestraat stop

Address: Paulus Potterstraat 7, Amsterdam

Things you need to know:

  • Van Gogh Museum is housed in a 4-story building and is the largest collection of Vincent Van Gogh's work in the world
  • Over 200 paintings, 580 drawings and 700 letters make up the collection
  • Van Gogh's painting career lasted only 10 years while he created more than 900 paintings
  • The collection was amassed by this brother, Theo, who was also his art dealer
  • Van Gogh had dramatic shifts in style and color as years passed by and he changed his places of stay; this is very well represented on the 2nd floor
  • The museum also showcases a number of other impressionist painters such as Monet, Seurat, Pissarro, Gauguin, and Toulouse-Lautrec
  • Van Gogh committed suicide in 1890

What to do there:

  • First of all buy your ticket online to avoid long queues
  • Admire the masterpieces on display (the layout makes it easy to do a self-guided tour)

Tips & Insights:

  • Audio guide is available for 5 €
  • On Fridays the museum is open until 10pm and live music makes the visit even more unforgettable

Van Gogh Museum features in these preplanned City Guides: