The 40 most beautiful sights and museums to visit in Amsterdam
Amsterdam is a picture to see. A place where historic canals are surrounded by richly decorated façades. Take a look inside at one of these properties and experience how wealthy families lived in the Golden Age. Visiting a museum in Amsterdam is also a must. The offer is extremely diverse. You will be amazed by masterpieces in the Van Gogh Museum and discover the invisible world of micro-organisms in the Micropia. During your visit, don't forget to see the historic buildings, intimate courtyards and bustling parks. All in all, there is plenty to discover! We are happy to tell you what you shouldn't miss. Save your favorite spots on your own city guide and experience beautiful Amsterdam.
Open the big door on the Spui and step into this special, hidden courtyard. Enjoy the tranquility of this beautiful, historic city centre spot.
This elongated city park is popular with both Amsterdammers and tourists. Besides enjoying the sun, you can discover plenty of them.
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Since 1631 you can find the Westerkerk on the edge of the Jordaan. Walk inside and see the imposing organ in this white, light church.
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De Nieuwe Kerk has been famous for its high-profile exhibitions of art, photography, and inspiring people and cultures for decades.
In the monumental building, which now houses the museum, Rembrandt lived and worked between 1639 and 1658. Visit his studio and discover his story.
From wooden chapel at the IJ to imposing church. The Oude Kerk has been a place of connection for seven centuries, nowadays of heritage and art.
Marvel at the Hermitage part of the collection of State Museum de Hermitage in St. -Petersburg, one of the most famous and largest museums in the world.
In addition to real cats, you will find a collection that shows the role the cat has played over the centuries in the field of art and culture.
Step into the world of Van Gogh and discover the painter's largest collection. Learn all about the life and time of the artist.
This neighborhood is known all over the world. Put on the naughty shoes and set off in this exciting piece of Amsterdam.
As a houseboat resident, Vincent noticed that passers-by were curious about the interior of his boat. That's how the idea for a museum arose.
If you look at the world very close, a new one opens up for you. This first microbes museum in the world shows the invisible.
Hidden in the heart of the city centre is a small wonder. Climb up the stairs and discover a complete church in the attic.
This is one of the oldest botanical gardens in the world. Let yourself be amazed by 4000 different plants from all over the world.
In one of the most beautiful original museum buildings in the Netherlands you will find this museum about people. Discover the cultural diversity that our world is rich.
The Maritime Museum shows how the sea has determined Dutch culture. Discover 500 years of maritime history in this beautiful building.
Discover Jewish culture and history in the Jewish Cultural Quarter. You will find several museums, the Portuguese Synagogue and more.
8,000 masterpieces tell you the story of 800 years of Dutch art and history. With the impressive Hall of Fame as its highlight.
Look at the Dam around you and you will see the Palace on Dam, Bijenkorf, the Nieuwe Kerk the National Monument, living statues and many pigeons.
Go to the A'DAM tower at high altitude. A tower with several bars, restaurants and an observation deck, with exciting swing.
This city museum tells the story of the city of Amsterdam. About then, now and later. Young and old can discover the secrets of the city here.
Foam shows in a surprising and high quality way all aspects of the medium of photography. From contemporary to historical work.
The Moco Museum showcases a wide range of modern and contemporary art. Unique is the permanent exhibition with work by graffiti artist Banksy.
This mansion was built at the end of the Golden Age and inhabited by wealthy families. Take a look at the beautiful style rooms.
Here everyone, from young to old, will discover how fascinating science and technology are. Visit exhibitions, experiments and workshops.
Around the grounds of the former gas factory you will find this modern park. A bustling place where you can relax and find trendy eateries.
In the heart of Amsterdam you will find ARTIS, where nature, culture and heritage come together. Discover numerous animal species, centuries-old trees and beautiful stories.
This concept is inspired by indoor food markets from major cities around the world. Walk around and enjoy a variety of unique dishes.
Listen to the story of Amsterdam's canals in this museum and get to know the city of then and now in an adventurous way.
With a collection of more than 5,000 bags, you won't be bored with this. Complete your visit with a delicious lunch or special high tea.
Walk into this oldest Chinese quarter of the European mainland and imagine yourself in Asia. In Chinatown you will find tokos, restaurants and a large temple.
In the Jordaan you will find this unique museum dedicated to fluorescent art. Step inside and you are part of the artworks yourself.
From hideout to museum. See and experience the Secret Annexe, the place where Anne Frank was hiding, and learn more about her story.
Learn more about the war years in this beautiful monumental building. Stroll through recreated streets and see the atmosphere become increasingly grim.
The Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam is the place where everyone can discover and experience modern and contemporary art and design.
This beautiful neighbourhood behind Dam Square is full of picturesque monuments in which you will find many special shops and unique restaurants.
This is undoubtedly the most sung, described and romanticized piece of Amsterdam. Discover for yourself what makes this city district so special.
EYE is there for everyone who loves film. You will find four movie halls, changing exhibitions and a bar-restaurant with beautiful views.
The hundred-year-old Albert Cuypmarkt is much sung and described. On the well-known market you will find real Amsterdam humor and many stalls.
An oasis of peace. Hidden in the busy Kalverstraat you will find this church that started as a shelter for the first two centuries of its existence.
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