Few cities in the world have such a rich cultural legacy as Amsterdam. Despite being a relatively small city, it has been the birthplace of great artists. Museums such as the Moco Museum, the Rembrandt Museum, and the Vincent Van Gogh Museum are based in this city and exhibit unique art pieces. No matter where you go in this city, you will always come across some sculptures on the street or even huge graffiti on the walls of residential neighborhoods. Modern art Amsterdam is so popular that it has spread to areas like music, cuisine, clothing, and even the way beer is brewed. If you are about to visit Amsterdam, be prepared to encounter a variety of artistic expressions. But which spaces are the best to visit? The answer depends on your personality and tastes.
Redefining the word “museum”
Have you noticed that the word “museum” is a must in this city? Originally it was believed that museums were boring places, with pieces of ancient art that only a few experts managed to understand. However, you will find museums of all kinds in this unique city. Do you like electronic music? There’s a museum where you can touch buttons to create music to the rhythm of psychedelic lights. Are you passionate about fashion? There’s a museum that displays the outfits that people will wear in the future. Do you like tulips? There’s a museum for you too. Are you a beer connoisseur and want to try more than 50 flavors? The beer museum is the place to visit. Amsterdam has a museum (or several) where you come across attractive and fun exhibits.
Where to start?
Before you create the list of the museums you want to visit, you first need to know them. Websites such as Tiqets, IAmsterdam, and TripAvisor can be a good starting point to discover which museums match your tastes and personality. It is important to note that each museum has its own rules, so you should read them on the museum’s website before visiting. Some museums change their exhibits during the year or do not receive visitors during certain months. Before planning your trip to Amsterdam, make sure that all the museums you have decided to visit will be open to the public. The best way to do this is by purchasing tickets for each museum online. Tickets can be purchased directly on the museum’s website or platforms like Tiqets. Once you have the tickets purchased, your visit to each museum is assured.