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Museum Quarter

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Museum Quarter (Museumkwartier)
As featured in 3 Days in Amsterdam and 5 other guides
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Address: Van Baerlestraat 50, 1071 AZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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This whole area is fantastic. We stayed close by and was close to every thing. There is the Van Gogh museum which features other artists too, there was a Banksy exhibition at Moco... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 days ago
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Bedford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

This whole area is fantastic. We stayed close by and was close to every thing. There is the Van Gogh museum which features other artists too, there was a Banksy exhibition at Moco museum, Big IAmsterdam letters are here too. There was an ice rink when we went and had a market on Saturday all in the same big park... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

There are many things to see and do, lots of food choices and other activities. Amazing collection of museums close to each other. Great way to spend a whole day.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Main museums, a nice park and the Iamsterdam sign are here. The Van Goh and the Rijsmuseums are here, also the Moco.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This area of Amsterdam, has all the good museum's in it . A great 7 day a week flea market .too. The famous zoo , also vondel Park lots of little hotels and hangout places too .This area Is full of life with people of all ages . The coffee places/ restaurants plus fresh grocery stores are available to you.... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Quite pleasant. Many little cafe's and restaurants, some galleries. Green space in front of Rijks cannot be really enjoyed in winter, but there is skating instead.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is an area you will have to visit more than once to see everything. The Rijksmuseum, I Amsterdam Sign, Ice rink, Van Gogh Museum, Stedelijk Museum, Ateliergebouw Museum, beautiful lawns and buskers are just some of the things to see. Expect hundreds of tourists and long queues at all the museums. The area is easily accessible by tram. Get... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Best place for the museum lover in Europe. All best paitings and hermitage in one place. Have to visit if in Amsterdam.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

...but expect to make several visits. The quarter is rich in real estate and priceless in its art collections and it draws thousands of people every day. Our first attempt to visit the Rikjsmuseum was futile even though we had each purchased a museumkart (essentially a pre-paid card that allows you to walk into the museum. There is supposed to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is a must see for all ages and travelers. So much to see and do, easy to get to from anywhere in the city. No 2 tram from central takes you right outside.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Make sure to buy tickets online for the big museums in this area. It is nice to just walk the streets, watch people move, buy some food (expensive and crowded in all nearby cafes and restaurants, there are many stalls with different food). There is an ice skating ring as well.

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Museum Quarter (Museumkwartier)
Top sites to see in this attractive and affluent part of town include the Rijksmuseum and the Van Gogh Museum, to name but two of the highly acclaimed museums of the aptly named Museum Quarter. And if you need a break from all the fantastic art, there’s the Neoclassical Concertgebouw music hall and Vondelpark, the city’s largest park. Shopaholics and luxury brand connoisseurs will love exploring the high-end shopping destinations of PC Hooftstraat, Van Baerlestraat, Cornelis Schuytstraat, and Jacob Obrechtstraat, where even the shop window displays are of museum quality. In the evenings, when the museums close and the daytrippers head home, the area becomes a quiet oasis of calm with a sophisticated and urbane tone.
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