The best museums and art galleries in Amsterdam


Whether you are on one of the luxury river cruise in 2014, then a must-visit is the Museum Van Loon, which is housed in a 17th-century old canal-side mansion.

The museum gives visitors an insight into the lives of an Amsterdam patrician family and its stunning chandeliers and paintings attract thousands of visitors every year.

Take a look at the museum’s website here.

Anne Frank House

Amsterdam is renowned for its canals, but another top attraction for the city’s millions of holidaymakers is the Anne Frank House Museum.

Retrace the steps of the Frank family by visiting the attic rooms in which they hid from Nazi soldiers in World War II or glimpse the world-famous Anne Frank diary and other manuscripts.

Try to book your tickets in advance by visiting the Anne Frank House museum website here. This will save you an hour-long wait in the queue.

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