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Amsterdam Tulip Museum

Prinsengracht 116, 1015 EA Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 421 0095
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The Story of the Tulip. The museum features exhibits and films devoted to the tulip, the unofficial national flower of The Netherlands. From Sultans of the Ottoman Empire, Dutch Merchants of the Golden Age, to gardeners today, the tulip has captivated people around the world for centuries. This fascinating flower has inspired artists and brought great wealth and even economic ruin to people who have fallen under its spell. Explore the tulip's history and discover the remarkable journey the flower bulb has taken from the wilds of the Himalayan highlands to a garden like yours. Conveniently located in the Jordaan district of historic Amsterdam near the Anne Frank House.
  • Excellent22%
  • Very good36%
  • Average27%
  • Poor12%
  • Terrible3%
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“tulip bulbs” (36 reviews)
“gift shop” (39 reviews)
“tulip related” (17 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 18:00
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Prinsengracht 116, 1015 EA Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Jordaan
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+31 20 421 0095
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Small but informative mini-museum below gift shop across canal from Anne Frank House. Information about development of tulip propagation in Netherlands and startling facts about trading and expense of early bulbs.

Thank RogerShippam
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Family of three and we had the I Amsterdam card so it was free !! Good Thing because wouldn't of paid for it ! Did however tell the history of the tulip so that was interesting . Other wise yes it was small

Thank Mrsloco
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I consider a museum to have real artefacts. to Collect and preserve artefacts. This is a shop with an exhibition more than a real musuem

Thank MBoelaars
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Might be good for children, I didn't find anything in there that I didn't already know and I'm no expert. Only really worth going if you can get in for free with the Iamsterdam card, otherwise not worth it.

Thank Emma H
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was my first Tulip Museum visit. You enter through the store where you can view and buy all things tulip, from fresh planting bulbs, to tulip inspired decorator items. You pay for the tour at the check-out counter. You begin the tour watching a...More

Thank JIM B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Small museum and gift shop near the Anne Frank House. Gift shop is at the entrance. Not worth going out of your way for. % Euro admission fee could be better spent elsewhere.

Thank patraveller2007
Reviewed 10 June 2017

Don't be put off by the crowds in the shop, the museum is quite quiet. No, it's not big, but it's 5€ to get in. Three very informative videos about the history of the tulip and the production of the bulbs up do modern day....More

Thank MadExpat22
Reviewed 10 June 2017

very bad!!!!! don't trust!!!! when you enter you feel like in a place where people are competent and when you buy bulbs you receive info about cultivation and tips, so you feel like in a trustable place, so you buy bulbs, then you arrive home...More

Thank ellgaucho
Michelle042017, Manager at Amsterdam Tulip Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 12 June 2017

Hello Ellgaucho. Sorry about any problems you had with your flowerbulbs from the Amsterdam Tulip Museum. We sell thousands of bulbs every week and rarely get complaints. Mistakes do happen and obviously something went wrong here. We stand behind the flowerbulbs we offer. We will...More

Reviewed 4 June 2017

This is a small museum which gives you brief history of the tulip. That was quite interesting but I'm not sure it was worth the entrance fee and certainly not worth going out of your way to see it. However, it is just across the...More

1  Thank S_W_Hampshire
Reviewed 2 June 2017

Conveniently located near the Anne Frank Museum. It was one of my wife's favorite stops in Amsterdam. Beautifully done and educational. Short tour which is well worth the very reasonable admission price. Lovely gift shop.

Thank HarryE123
Nearby
Jordaan
One of Amsterdam’s most preferred outdoor markets and
some of the city’s favorite watering holes are but two
of the many reasons to save ample time for a stroll
through this especially convivial warren of narrow
streets with its unfair share of quirky shops and
quality galleries. Historically a haven for the
working class and emigrants, these days the Jordaan is
better known as an enclave for artists and designers.
...More
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