Innovation, modern art and contemporary art are perfect keywords to shape your expectations on the Stedelijk Museum also know as simply Stedelijk. The new building (2012) which is connected to the historical building (1895) is a perfect reflection of the collection; modern, open, smooth and light. As big as the contrast is between the two buildings is from the outside, the similarities are to be found on the inside. The architect put major efforts in making a flawless connection between the buildings on the inside. In fact many visitors don’t even notice the transition from building to building. The collection of the museum is updated on a regular base, but expect to find modern arts from artists such as Karel Appel. Besides paintings there’s room for art in any form; photo’s, furniture and more.
Introduction video of: Stedelijk Museum
The Stedelijk Museum is open 7 days a week 365 days a year, including national holidays like King’s day, Christmas day and New Year’s day.
|Daily||10:00 – 18:00|
|Friday||10:00 – 10:00|
|Early opening for schools||10:00 – 18:00|
Tickets and prices
The tickets for the Stedelijk Museum are available at the entrance. Stedelijk is also a populair activity for many schools. With some bad luck the queue can be very long. To avoid this problem, you could consider to pre-order your e ticket(s) in advance with the blue button above. Another option is to ask for a ticket at your hotel reception. Most of the hotel hosts can tell you a personal story about their own visit tot the museum.
|Under 18 years old||Free|
|Audio tour adults||€ 5,-|
|Audio tour minors till 17||€ 2,50|
|I amsterdam city card||Free|
Address, contact information and route to the Stedelijk Museum
The museum is located at Museumplein 10 which is along the Museumplein. You can also search for the Paulus Potterstraat 20, which brings you in a 50 meter walking distance from the museum. The museum is located on the corner, and no offence to you, but it’s hard to miss this extraordinary building.
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Photo Impression of Stedelijk Museum for contemporary art
The Stedelijk Museum is located in a central place of Amsterdam. This means that you can hop on from many different places like a bus stop or tram stop. From all the stops it will take you a 1 or 2 minutes to walk to the entrance on Museumplein 10. The following trams and buses will take you to the museum:
From Amsterdam Central Station:
- Tram 2, heading to Nieuw Sloten, stop Van Baerlestraat
- Tram 5, heading to Amstelveen Binnenhof, stop Van Baerlestraat
- Bus 170, heading to Uithoorn, Amstelplein, stop Museumplein
- Bus 172, heading to Kudelstaart, stop Museumplein
From Amsterdam Sloterdijk:
Tram 12, heading to Amsterdam Amstel, stop Museumplein
From Amsterdam Amstel:
Tram 12, heading to Station Sloterdijk, stop Museumplein
From Amsterdam Zuid WTC:
Tram 5, heading to Amsterdam Central Station, stop Van Baerlestraat
From Amsterdam Schiphol Airport:
Bus 197 heading to Marnixstraat, stop Museumplein
With the widget below you can find accurate advice for the real-time travel times based on your current location. This application will help you when you are not sure which bus or tram you can take from your location.
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