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Museums in Amsterdam Listing


The following is a full listing of museums in Amsterdam - including a summary, address and entry price range.

Don't forget that an annual Museumkaart (museum card) membership is a must-have and can get you into over 400 museums in Netherlands for free! Museums marked "MC" below give free entry to museum card holders.

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Check out our Museum Map of Amsterdam where you will find the locations of all the following museums.

Address. Adult Price/Children Price/Museumcard
Allard Pierson Museum An archaeological museum with various antiquities.
Oude Turfmarkt 127. €10/€5/MC+€2.50
Amsterdam Dungeon Tour 500 years of dark history.
Rokin 78. €22/€17/online discounts
Amsterdam MuseumLearn about the city's history and development.
Kalverstraat 92. €12/€6/MC
Amsterdam Pipe MuseumNational smoking pipe museum of Netherlands.
Prinsengracht 488. €8/€4/MC
Amsterdam Tattoo MuseumTattoo themed exhibition.
Closed, currently searching for a new location.
Anne Frank HouseCanal house where Anne Frank's family hid during WW2.
Prinsengracht 267. €9/€4.50/MC
Artis Royal ZooZoo complex with museum, planetarium and aquarium.
Plantage Kerklaan 38-40. €19.95/€16.50
Biblical MuseumBibles, antiquities in this grand canal house and garden.
Herengracht 366-368. €8/€4/MC (+supl. for exhibitions)
Bijzondere Collecties UvA's special collection of books, maps, documents.
Oude Turfmarkt 129.
Cat Cabinet Collection of cat paintings.
Herengracht 497. €7/€4
Cobra Museum Modern art museum located in Amstelveen (tram 5).
Sandbergplein 1. €9.50/€6/MC
De AppelInstitute for contemporary visual arts.
Nieuwe Spiegelstraat 10. €7/€4.50/MC
Diamant MuseumDiamond museum in Amsterdam.
Paulus Potterstraat 8. €8.50/€6/MC
FOAM MuseumPhotography museum with regular exhibitions.
Keizersgracht 609. €10/€7.50/MC
Electric Ladyland Museum of fluorescent lighting art in the Jordaan.
Tweede Leliedwarsstraat 5. €5
Erotic Museum Erotic art on display in the red-light district.
Oudezijdsachterburgwal 54. €7
EYE Film Museum Modern venue for film exhibitions on the northside of the IJ.
IJpromenade 1. €9/€7.50/MC
Geelvinck Hinlopen HuisExhibitions in a 17th century canal house with stunning garden.
Keizersgracht 633. €9/€4.50/MC
Grachtenhuis Museum Multi-media museum about Amsterdam's canal ring.
Herengracht 386. €10-12/€5-6
Hash, Marihuana & Hemp Museum Exhibition on the many uses of the cannabis plant.
Oudezijds Achterburgwal 148. €9/free
Heineken ExperienceTour the former brewery in the centre of Amsterdam.
Stadhouderskade 78. €18/€12.50/online discounts
Hermitage AmsterdamAmsterdam satellite of the State Hermitage in Russia.
Amstel 51. €15/MC
Houseboat MuseumHouseboat museum on an Amsterdam canal.
Prinsengracht 296K. €4.50/€3.50
House of BolsCocktail and jenever (gin) experience.
Paulus Potterstraat 14. €14.50
Huis MarseilleContemporary photography museum.
Keizersgracht 401. €8/€4/MC
Jewish Historical Museum (JHM)A look at the Jewish faith and culture in Netherlands.
Nieuwe Amstelstraat 1. €15/€7.50/€3.75/MC
Koninklijk Paleis The imposing Royal Palace in the city centre.
Dam Square. €10/MC
Madame TussaudsWaxwork museum of Dutch and international figures.
Dam Square. €22.50/€18.50/online discounts
Max Euwe CentreMuseum dedicated to chess and Dutch grandmaster Max Euwe.
Max Euweplein 30a. Free/MC
Multatuli Museum Museum of Dutch author Multatuli (E.D. Dekker).
Korsjespoortsteeg 20. Free
Museum of Bags & PursesWorld's largest collection of bags from 16th century to now.
Herengracht 573. €12.50/€9.50/€7.50/MC
Museum Het Schip /Amsterdam SchoolMuseum of the Amsterdam School of Architecture.
Spaarndammerplantsoen 140. €7.50/€5/MC
Museum Van LoonThe grand canal house + garden of the wealthy Van Loon family.
Keizersgracht 672. €9/€5/MC
Museum VrolikAnatomic embryological museum of Amsterdam University UvA.
Academic Medical Center (AMC), Meibergdreef 15.
Museum Willet-HolthuysenGrand house with art collection and gardens.
Herengracht 605. €8.50/€4.25/MC
Museumyard 't KromhoutWorking shipyard museum, open Tuesdays only.
Hoogte Kadijk 147.
NEMOScience and technology museum for children.
Oosterdok 2. €15/MC
Nieuwe Kerk"New Church" on Dam Square housing major exhibitions.
Entry (up to €16) varies per exhibition/MC
"Ons' Lieve Heer op Solder""Our Lord in the Attic" hidden church in a canal house.
Oudezijds Voorburgwal 40. €10/€5/MC
Oude Kerk"Old Church", 14th century Gothic church and tower.
Ouderkerksplein 23. €8.50/€6/MC
PersmuseumDutch press museum archive.
Zeeburgerkade 10. €4.50/€3.25/MC
Pianola Museum Museum of automated pianos in the Jordaan.
Westerstraat 106. €5/€3 (open Sun only)
PoezenbootCat sanctuary on a boat in Amsterdam.
Singel 38G. Donation
Portuguese Synagogue Large synagogue open to the public.
Mr Visserplein 3. Entry with JHM ticket
Rembrandt House Museum at the house where Dutch master Rembrandt lived.
Jodenbreestraat 4. €12.50/€4/MC
RijksmuseumNew Rijksmuseum open from April 2013.
Museumplein. €17.50/MC
ScheepvaartmuseumStunning national maritime museum, re-opened in Oct 2011.
Kattenburgerplein 1. €15/€7.50/MC
Stadsarchief Amsterdam City archives holds exhibitions, films and tours.
Vijzelstraat 32. Free entry to Treasury, exhibitions €6/€3
Stedelijk MuseumAmsterdam's renovated modern art museum.
Paulus Potterstraat 13. €15/MC (+supplements)
Torture Museum Exhibit on instruments of torture.
Singel 449. €7.50/€4
TropenmuseumAnthropological museum featuring non-Western cultures.
Linnaeusstraat 2. €12.50/€8/MC
Tulip MuseumTulip exhibition and shop.
Prinsengracht 112. €5/€3
Van Gogh museumThe world's most comprehensive Vincent Van Gogh museum.
Paulus Potterstraat 7. €17/MC
VerzetsmuseumDutch resistance museum looking at occupation during WW2.
Plantage Kerklaan 61. €10/€5/MC
Uitvaart Museum Tot ZoverNetherlands funeral museum.
Kruislaan 124. €7/€5/MC
W139Happening contemporary art gallery.
Warmoesstraat 139. Free
Prices (correct as of Nov 2015) are subject to change