Enjoy Amsterdam’s Treasured Museums with These Blues
The Netherlands is one of the coolest countries in Europe. And Amsterdam has over 80 museums that are considered to be among the main tourist attractions. These museums attract millions of visitors every year. The paintings and art collections date back form the Golden ages up to the modern times. All sorts of art works can be found in every Amsterdam museum from film, photography, paintings, and a lot more.
MAJOR MUSEUMS AROUND AMSTERDAM
Stedelijk Museum and Deep River Blues by Doc Watson
This museum has numerous collections of contemporary art. After renovations and improvements, it reopened in 2012. It has over 90 thousand modern sculptures, paintings, graphics, photographs, videos and more.
Rijksmuseum and Killing the Blues by Chris Smither
It is considered as the largest art museum in the world with collections of objects, paintings and classical photography. It is modern and inspirational making it the best in the world.
Tussaud Museum and Call It Stormy Monday by BB King
Madam Tussaud Museum is Amsterdam’s wax museum which was founded in the 1970. The collections include wax figures of famous celebrities, royalties and political figures. Personalities in the art, sciences and cultures are also included and are on display in the museum.
Van Gogh Museum and Last Night by Little Walter
The Van Gogh Museum Amsterdam is one of the most popular museums in Amsterdam That attracts tourists worldwide. It includes Van Gogh’s 100 paintings and self portrait., 700 letters and over 500 of his drawings. This is one of the top sightseeing activities in Amsterdam because of its modern facilities and also houses research equipment for the arts. Art workshops are offered to visitors. Look for online special discounts.
Anne Frank House and Smokestack Lightnin’ by Howlin’ Wolf (1959)
Ann Frank’s House is dedicated to her and is located on the Prinsengracht canal that is close to Westerkerk. It became a museum in the 1960. The house is unique because it many stairs and has a cloakroom where visitors can leave their umbrellas and coats.
The museum offers free audio tours which provide information about the bloody persecution of the Jewish people during the World War 2. Each audio tour is available in several languages namely: English, Dutch, French, Spanish, Portuguese, Japanese, Italian, Hebrew, German and French.