The Van Gogh Museum contains the biggest compilation of Vincent van Gogh (1853-1890) work. All over the world people recognize Vincent Van Gogh as one of the most famous artist of all times. In his time people didn’t gave the recognition that he deserved. Actually, he has never known that his work is highly appreciated. Thanks to the huge amount of frustration he has cut of his own ear. This museum definitely earns a place on your bucket-list of museums that you should visit once in your life. So, it’s not a surprise that The Van Gogh Museum has achieved a place on the list of the 25 most popular museums in the world. With an estimated amount of 1.6 million visitors each year.
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The Van Gogh 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.
|25-3 – 14-7 2016||9:00 – 18:00 || Fridays 22:00|
|15-07 – 4-9 2016||9:00 – 19:00 || Fridays 22:00 & Saturdays 21:00|
|5-09 – 6-11 2016||9:00 – 18:00 || Fridays 22:00|
|All other days:||9:00 – 17:00 || Fridays 21:00|
Tickets and prices
Acquire you tickets for the Van Gogh Museum at the entrance. From experience we recommend you to pre-order your e-tickets via this link for the Van Gogh Museum. As it can be busy and the queue will take a while, especially in the afternoon on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. During the national holidays the waiting time can be even longer. If you are not able to purchase an e-ticket, you can also ask for it at reception of your hotel.
With the blue button below you can get a cheaper ticket compared with buying your ticket directly at the door.
|Minors till 17||Free (school groups excluded)|
It would be a waste if you spend your precious time in Amsterdam waiting in a queue! Purchase a skip the line ticket online!
Address, contact information and route to the museum
The museum is located at Museumplein 6 which is allong the Museumplein. Since September last year the Van Gogh Museum got a new entrance made from glass on the backside of the building. The entrance is easy to recognize with the Fast Track entry that’s marked with a yellow sign. Also the Paulus Potterstraat 7 will lead you straight to the entrance of the museum.
Van Gogh Museum
1070 AJ Amsterdam
+31 (0)20 570 5200
Van Gogh Museum Amsterdam
From many places you can find the a bus stop or tram stop that brings you almost directly at the entrance of the Van Gogh Museum. From all the stops it will take you a 1 minute walk to the entrance on Museumplein 6. You can’t miss the yellow sign in front of the entrance that’s made from glass. 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 on the right 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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