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Van Gogh Museum

Discover hundreds of paintings, drawings, and personal letters of world-famous Dutch artist

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Van Gogh Museum is known as one of the most visited attractions in Amsterdam. It annually welcomes over a million visitors. It's main collection features over 200 paintings, 500 drawings, and 750 letters by Vincent Van Gogh. Take your time to trace the growth of a great genius.

Along with the permanent exhibition, you are likely to discover some temporary ones too. Often these are dedicated to modern artists inspired by the Dutch master.

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Best time for Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam

Apart from exhibitions, the visitors are also invited to workshops and scheduled lectures. Special entertainment is offered for children and families, such as treasure hunt and other. Moreover, the museum has a program for the visually impaired which allows everyone to enjoy the masterpieces.

Best time to see Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam

Van Gogh Museum operates all year round with slight changes in opening hours. To avoid the lines, which are a common occasion, it's recommended to buy tickets online in advance. Keep in mind that the busiest days are Saturdays and Sundays, busiest hours from 11 am to 3 pm. So one of the smartest options is heading to the museum on Friday afternoon when crowds dissolve and the opening hours are longer.

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