Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam

A visit to the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam is always worth while. If you’ve never been there you should definitely go. You will be amazed by the beauty of the paintings of van Gogh when you see them in real life.

Buy Van Gogh museum tickets

Tickets for the Van Gogh Museum must be purchased online in advance. Tickets are therefore no longer sold in the museum itself.

The Van Gogh museum itself says that it is the most visited museum in the Netherlands. In the past there were long queues, but because the Van Gogh Museum tickets are now only sold online with specific access times, that is a thing of the past.


The Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam has the largest collection of paintings and other works of art by Vincent van Gogh in the world. The second largest Vincent van Gogh collection can be found in the Kröller-Müller Museum in Otterlo on the Hoge Veluwe in Gelderland.

The Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam

The Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam shows you about 200 paintings, 400 drawings and 700 letters from Vincent van Gogh. The museum also has a large collection of works by contemporary artists of Van Gogh and works that have influenced his style, including his collection of Japanese prints.

In addition to the permanent exhibition, there are often temporary exhibitions in the museum. The temporary exhibitions are usually of high quality. Access to the temporary exhibitions is included in the museum price.

Opening hours

The Van Gogh Museum is open daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (on Friday until 10 p.m.). During the high season (usually from Easter to the beginning of November) the opening times are longer.

The Van Gogh Museum is located in the middle of Amsterdam’s Museum Quarter. The Stedelijk Museum (modern art) and the Rijksmuseum are nearby. The “Vondelpark” and the Heineken Experience are also nearby.