As the name implies, Museumkwartier is an area that is great for exploring museums including the famous Rijksmuseum. The area offers plenty of cultural experiences including Amsterdam’s most famous museums: the Van Gogh Museum and Stedelijk museum. It is also home to several hotels, cafes, bars and galleries.
Museumkwartier is undoubtedly Amsterdam’s cultural hub and offers a wide variety of things to do. Walk down the fashionable P.C. Hooftstraat of Van Baerlestraart to browse phenomenal works of art, indulge in diamond shopping, try on clothes by some of the world’s finest designers or explore beautiful leather shoes. This area has it all, including an ice rink in the winter.
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Serviced apartments in Museumkwartier have become a popular choice in accommodation due to the cost of hotels increasing across the city. The museums in this area continue to attract thousands of visitors each year.
Offering stylish short stay apartments, studio apartments, holiday apartments and corporate housing, all of our apartments are self-catering, providing guests with a home-away-from-home experience that is ideal for stays in Amsterdam.
As standard, our apartments include a capacious living space complete with a home entertainment system and comfortable sofa, a fully equipped kitchen that is perfect for extended stays, a peaceful bedroom and a bathroom that contains both bathing and showering facilities. Additionally, each of our apartments includes complimentary Wi-Fi, a secure entry system and a safe.
True to its name, Museumkwartier offers some of the world’s most famous museums, most notably the Van Gogh museum. This museum houses the world’s largest collection of works by Van Gogh including paintings, drawings and letters. The museum attracts approximately 1.6 million visitors each year. There are more than 500 drawings and 200 paintings by the artists and you can also see works by other artists being displayed here including impressionists and post impressionists who inspired his works. All of Van Gogh’s works are organized into 5 periods: each representing a different stage in his life and work.
Another famous museum in this area is the Stedelijk museum which aims to be one of the most innovative modern art museums in the world. The museum showcases art, objects which document the history of the city and objects that showcase the history of medicine specifically. For anyone who wants to peruse an extensive array of modern art works, this museum is a treasure trove and houses one of the worlds best art collections.
Due to its size, Amsterdam is a walkable city once you’re in its centre. With most of Amsterdam’s major attractions located within walking distance, travelling on foot is a fantastic way of getting acquainted with the city. Alternatively, many people travel around Amsterdam on a bicycle- and bikes are readily available across the city.
It is recommended that you purchase a pre-loaded card with credit before travelling on any public transport. Schiphol, Amsterdam’s biggest airport, is around half an hour train journey from central Amsterdam and many services run directly from central Amsterdam to Schiphol airport.