10 special museums in Amsterdam - do you know them all?

City guide with 10 spots

Everyone can list a number of Amsterdam museums: the Rijksmuseum, Van Gogh Museum and Anne Frank Huis are known all over the world. But there is more to discover in Amsterdam. You will find numerous special museums, for example, dedicated to houseboats, cats, bags or fluorescent stones. You will find some behind historic facades while others have to dive into the small streets. In this city guide you will find 10 special museums.
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Het Grachtenhuis

In this museum, listen to the story of the Amsterdam canals and learn the city of then and now in an adventurous way.

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Museum Ons' Lieve Heer op Solder

Tucked away in the heart of the city centre, there is a small miracle. Climb up the stairs and discover a complete church in the attic.

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Kattenkabinet

In addition to real cats, you will find here a collection that shows the role the cat has played in the field of art and culture over the centuries.

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Electric Ladyland

In the Jordaan you will find this unique museum dedicated to fluorescent art. Step inside and you are part of the artworks yourself.

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Tassenmuseum Hendrikje

With a collection of more than 5,000 bags you won't be able to get rid of this. Complete your visit with a delicious lunch or special high tea.

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ARTIS-Micropia

When you look at the world from very close, a new one opens up for you. This first microbe museum in the world shows the invisible.

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Woonboot Museum

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 came into being.

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Amsterdam Museum

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.

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Foam Fotografiemuseum

Foam shows all aspects of the medium of photography in a surprising and high-quality way. From contemporary to historical work.

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Moco Museum

The Moco Museum showcases a wide range of modern and contemporary art. Unique is the permanent exhibition with work by graffiti artist Banksy.

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