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STRAAT Museum Amsterdam

Street Art and Graffiti Museum

STRAAT Museum is a spectacular museum for street art and graffiti located in the NDSM-wharf area in Amsterdam. The museum is housed in a large former shipyard warehouse (lasloods) which provides a total of 8,000m² gallery space. Book your STRAAT Museum tickets here

The building is adorned with a 240m² mural of Anne Frank (‘Let Me Be Myself’) which was created in 2016 by Brazilian street artist Eduardo Kobra.

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STRAAT Museum building and Anne Frank mural

The museum officially opened its doors in October 2020 after some years of development and challenges including the lockdown measures.

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STRAAT Museum in Amsterdam

The exhibition hosts over 180 large-scale pieces of artwork made by 170 artists from many nationalities, both those well-renowned and upcoming talents.

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STRAAT Museum gallery from panorama deck

The museum tries to address the question whether street art can still be called ‘street art’ if exhibited inside. To retain authenticity, each artist was individually invited to the museum to create their work on site and to offer perspectives on their work.

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STRAAT Museum exhibition space

STRAAT Museum has laid its exhibition like a city, where visitors can take a street art tour around the streets and intersections. Labels are in English and Dutch. The artworks have been grouped into 5 main themes:

Personal – street art as a reflection of the artist’s world

Aesthetical – creating perfect shapes

Grounded – the connection of street art with its surroundings

Conscious – using street art to raise awareness of issues

Empathic – communicating to an audience through art

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Tokyo scene (untitled) work by UK artist Dan Kitchener

We loved the industrial setting, the colour and vibrancy of the artworks and the sheer impressive scale of the place. There is a indoor panorama deck and cafe which give excellent views of the galleries.

A 1 hour guided tour by an expert is also available for booking in advance – these run Saturdays and Sundays at 1200/1330/1500 and cost an extra €10 on top of the entrance fee. STRAAT also offers a free treasure hunt activity aimed at children 6-12.

The museum also runs street art & graffiti workshops for private groups and events.

Please note the floor surface can be uneven, so watch your step!

STRAAT is a highly impressive addition to Amsterdam’s museum scene. For street art lovers this is a must-visit.

STRAAT Museum Essential Info

Opening Times1000-1700 (Tue-Sun), 1200-1700 (Mon).
Admission Prices (2024)€19.50 for adults, €13.50 for students, €9.50 for children 13-18. FREE entry to children 0-12. There is a 25% discount for I Amsterdam City card holders. Note, the Museumkaart is NOT valid.

Book your STRAAT Museum tickets here

or order the I Amsterdam City Card online here

Getting ThereTake the free GVB Amsterdam ferry from behind Central Station (on the left-hand side) to NDSM-werf. These run approximately 2-4x per hour and the trip takes 15 mins.  The last ferry back to Central is at 3am on Fridays and Saturdays.

STRAAT Museum, NDSM-Plein 1, 1033 WC Amsterdam
T: +31(0)20 370 9630,

Last updated 12 January 2024. This article was first published in July 2021 and is regularly updated.

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