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Museums of Holland
The Netherlands is a nation of museums. On a per size basis, it has more than any other country in the world. And Amsterdam by itself has several dozen.
Boasts a treasure-trove of masterpieces from Holland's 17th century Golden Age of Painting period. Rembrandt's "Night Watch" is the most famous.
A haven for modern and contemporary art by Cezanne, Matisse, and other masters.
World's largest collection of Van Gogh's paintings and drawings.
Changing exhibitions of works from the Heritage Museum in St Petersburg, Russia.
Hands-on exhibits on science and tech for inquisitive kids from 4 to 100.
Historical (city's past) Ann Frank (where she hid) Rembrandt House (etchings) Resistance (Nazi occupation era)
Mauritshuis (features Vermeer's "Girl with the Pearl Earring" - see photo above)
Kroller Muller (known for its Van Goghs and sculpture garden)
Boijmans Van Beuningen (diverse periods with Dutch emphasis)
St Catherine's Convent (medieval religious)
Girl Pearl Earring photo©NBTC