"One of my favorites" Van Gogh Museum Tip by ozalp

Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam: 167 reviews and 181 photos

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We did not visit this museum until our last day in Amsterdam. So, my newest memories about Amsterdam are about this museum.
Museum has a nice building and well-designed, big halls. It was crowded -I think it is normal for weekends- although we could stroll and see all of the paintings comfortably.
We were lucky to be there while "Vincent van Gogh and Expressionism" show was open. It can be seen until 4 of March. I had the chance of observing his impact on the German and Austrian artists like Egon Schiele, Max Pechstein, Wassily Kandinsky, Oskar Kokoschka...

Being so close to paintings like Sunflowers, Potato Eaters, Almond Blossom, Irises and learning new ones like Gaugin's Chair, Skull of a Skeleton with Burning Cigarette, Pieta, Butterflies and Poppies, Wheatfield with Crows is quite an experience.
Also, you can learn a rough biography of Van Gogh by visiting this museum. I impressed by his obsession to Gauguin.
Do not miss it.

Address: Paulus Potterstraat 7
Phone: +31-20-5705252
Website: http://www.vangoghmuseum.nl

Review Helpfulness: 4 out of 5 stars

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  • Updated Mar 15, 2007
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