Van Gogh museum
Holds the largest collection of paintings by Vincent van Gogh in the world. You can watch this developments, or compare his paintings to works by other artists from the 19th century. There are also exhibitions on various subjects from 19th century art history.
Address: Museumplein, tel.:
+31 (0)20 570 52 00 More information on the website of the Van Gogh museum
Anne Frank House
This is where Anne Frank and her family lived during the 2nd WW to hide from the Germans. And this is where she wrote her famous diary. A visit to the Anne Frank House lasts about round one hour (no tours or guides). At the entrance you receive a tour brochure.
Address: Prinsengracht 267, tel.: +31 (0)20 55 67 105
Rijksmuseum This is where the famous painting 'Nachtwacht' of Rembrandt can be admired. And many other masterpieces of Dutch painters. Please note that till 2009 this museum will undergo the biggest renovation programme in its history (still open during this period). If you want you can order and print tickets from their website.
Address: Museumplein, tel.: +31 (0)20 674 7000 More information on the website of the Rijksmuseum
Beurs van Berlage
Hendrik Berglage, the architect of this building, seeked for simplicity and clarity in his designs. Build between 1898 and 1903 and
to be for the (stock) exchange business. However soon it became to small and it is now used for exhibitions, congresses and events.
Address: Damrak 277,+31 (0)20 530 41 41 More information on the website of the Beurs van Berlage