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Amsterdam Museum

Kalverstraat 92 and Nieuwezijds Voorburgwal 359, 1001 Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 523 1822
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Housed in a splendid 17th-century building that was a former civic orphanage, this museum tell the history of Amsterdam through its vast collection of art and artifacts from medieval times to the present.
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  • Very good39%
  • Average14%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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Kalverstraat 92 and Nieuwezijds Voorburgwal 359, 1001 Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 523 1822
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This museum offers an overwhelming amount information about the city's history. Lots of exhibits are interactive but I found the overall story not to be told very clearly. The layout of the building and the exhibits is confusing. Might be enjoyed more by someone who...More

Thank michelleann13
Reviewed 3 days ago

The history of Amsterdam you will learn here at the Amsterdam Museum. Amsterdam originally known as Amsteldam being on the Amstel River and what the area was originally used for and how it grew to be a vibrant and cultural city it is today. Well...More

Thank Jantina G
Reviewed 4 days ago

We were here during the Schipol Exhibition. Just like others around very interactive, informative and fun!

Thank LauraD_Bud
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Amsterdam Museum is within walking distance from Dam and worth the visit. The multi - colored / design carpet at the entrance, representing the various countries is quite impressive but the statutes of David and Goliath is a bit much ( except for the...More

Thank Beechman1
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is relatively spacious museum that offers permanent and temporary exhibitions. The Amsterdam DNA exhibition provides the best understanding of Amsterdam history, the rest remains rather fragmented. Although there are some interesting objects and stories, the overall narrative lacked some contextualisation. Therefore, it made difficult...More

Thank Heikych
Reviewed 1 week ago

Interesting, not too big, downtown Amsterdam, after you have visit Rijksmuseum and van Gogh, you can spend an afternoon in this cute museum. Learn all about the history of the Dutch capitol

Thank DMeppelink
Reviewed 1 week ago

A real good exhibition and very nice projects and themes to connect History with the present. In the city centre, great location. Bit hadden in a real busy shopping street.

Thank MartenBos55
Reviewed 1 week ago

Amsterdam Museum is quite large and interesting. It's not a typical boring museum -plenty of interactive displays on the past and present of Amsterdam.

Thank basakina
Reviewed 1 week ago

I’m a lover of museums and art galleries (have visited 10+ museums during my trip to Amsterdam) but Im afraid this one was my least favourite by far. The elaborate exhibition on the development of the airport (including uniforms) was unexciting. Pictures of maps and...More

Thank butlerpr2016
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I can not recommend this museum even though it's the type of museums I usually enjoy. The museum completely fails in telling a story and only shows bits and pieces without a larger context. On the plus side they cleverly synced the audio guide to...More

Thank Lord_Dehf
Amsterdam’s buzzing hub, with its sprawling network of
tram rails and a seemingly constant flow of tourists
and commuters, yields convenient access to some of the
best sightseeing, shopping, and street life in Europe.
Closest at hand are the Royal Palace, the quaint shops
of Haalremmerdijk, the pedestrianized zones
Kalverstraat and Dam Square with popular neighborhoods
such as the Red Light District, and the Canal Ring
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