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Van Gogh Museum
Van Gogh Museum
Van Gogh Museum
The Van Gogh Museum is a art museum dedicated to the works of Vincent van Gogh and several of his contemporaries and it is located in Amsterdam. It is situated on Museum Square in Amsterdam South district, opposite Stedelijk Museum, Rijksmuseum and Concertgebouw Museum.
The museum opened on 2 June 1973, and famous architects Gerrit Rietveld and Kisho Kurokawa designed the buildings.
The museum houses the world’s largest collection of paintings and sculptures by Van Gogh. The museum had 2,3 million visitors in 2017, and it was the most visited museum in the Netherlands, and the 23rd most visited museum of art in the world.
Not only the museum and gallery are worth a visit, but the building itself is an amazing piece of architecture that also needs exploring.
The Van Gogh Museum unveiled the Meet Vincent Van Gogh Experience in 2019, a technology-driven “immersive show” about the life and works of Van Gogh, which has traveled around the globe.
You can explore the collection on your own and let the works talk for themselves. If you would like more information about the painter and his works, but would still like to explore the museum at your own pace, then a multimedia tour is available in ten languages.
The English audio guide explains how Van Gogh worked and what motivated him – get to know the painter from a new perspective.
One advantage of this tour is that it can be flexibly adapted to your needs. You must reserve the equipment required for the tour online in advance.
This is top attraction in Amsterdam and in the Netherlands, together with Rijksmuseum, this gallery is a must when visiting the country so don’t miss it!
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Interesting facts about Van Gogh Museum
Here are some interesting facts about this amazing collection of Van Gogh’s work
- The museum’s collection features 200 paintings, 400 drawings, and 700 letters by van Gogh.
- With over 2.3 million visitors per year, this museum is the second most visited in Netehrlands.
- There were two major thefts, in 1991 and in 2002 and in both cases stole art pieces were recovered.