Museums in Amsterdam
Museums: A guest who visits Amsterdam for leisure or business cannot help noticing the many museums in the city. They serve as great tourists disseminations as they portray some of the well-preserved heritages of The Netherlands. All the museums are priced differently and attract a different kind of audience. It would be hard to visit all the museums if you are planning a short visit to Amsterdam as they are fully loaded with artefacts.
For people who are willing to learn about the old artists, their arts and paintings, Rijksmuseum should be on top of your list. The museum is well designed and spacious to accommodate plenty of visitors at a go. All the areas in the museum, restaurants and shops are well managed and can be used even by the disabled.
Anne Frank House
The Anne Frank House is a biographical and writer’s house museum which is dedicated to Anne Frank, a Jewish wartime diarist. The museum is located close to Westerkerk on the Prinsengracht canal, in the central Amsterdam. Visitors with passion in history can visit the museum to learn more about Anne Frank and how she hid from Nazi persecution together with other people and her family.
Van Gogh Museum
An art museum located at the Museum Square is dedicated to the works of Vincent Van Gogh and his colleagues in Amsterdam. Van Gogh Museum was opened on 2 June 1973 and holds the largest collection of Gogh’s drawings and paintings in the world. The building which houses these artistic works was designed by Kisho Kurokawa and Gerrit Rietveld. The museum is one of the most visited museums in Netherlands with a total of 1.9 million visitors in 2015. Van Gogh Museum is ranked as the 31st most visited art museum globally.
As a guest in Amsterdam, you may opt to visit only the museums that you feel like they relate to your preference, as it would be almost impossible to visit all of them within a single visit. After a hard day’s walk around the museums, you will need a quiet, comfortable and affordable place to take a rest. In Amsterdam Hostel Leidseplein, located in the centre of the city, you will find some of the best services offered in the capital.