Top 5 museums
of Holland

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Why the
Museums of Holland
are special

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.

Top 5
Holland Museums


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.

Van Gogh

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.

Other must-visit museums


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)

Know these Holland tips and insights

Holland medal winners
Aalsmeer Flower Auction
Dutch Canals
Dutch Dikes
Dutch Windmills
Holland Cheese Markets
Holland Museums
Keukenhof Gardens
Madurodam Miniature Vllg
Royal Palace - Amsterdam

Also read
Top 3 Holland Wonders
Dutch phrases for travelers


Girl Pearl Earring photo©NBTC


Netherlands Board of Tourism


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