The 10 best museums in Amsterdam, from quaint canal houses to modern graffiti galleries
While Golden Age art and Van Gogh paintings command all the attention and a ticket to the Anne Frank House can feel like winning the lottery, Amsterdam’s 50+ museums offer visitors a wide range of fascinating options. After ticking the boxes at the Rijksmuseum and Van Gogh Museum, skip the crowds and explore lesser-known gems, from a 17th-century mansion filled with antiques to a canal-side townhouse that hides a remarkable historical secret . If you’re interested in cutting-edge art, the Moco Museum, with its massive Banksy collection, and newcomer STRAAT, awash with talented graffiti artists, are both must-sees. For something a little different, cinema and architecture buffs alike will delight in the Space-Age Eye Film Museum. Here’s our list of Amsterdam’s best museums that will have you covered – whatever your interest.
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