- See more than 200 paintings, drawings and letters from Vincent van Gogh - it's the world's largest collection
- Get a complete picture of the artist, by comparing Van Gogh's work to those by his contemporaries. Highlights from other artists on display here include Gauguin's Les Misérables, and Monet's Tulip Fields near The Hague
- This is the second most popular attraction in Amsterdam. This Direct Access Blue Lane ticket lets you skip the often-lengthy line and walk straight into Van Gogh's world
The Van Gogh Museum houses the world’s largest collection of Van Gogh's artwork. This skip the line ticket - valid for a specific time slot - allows you to stroll right up to the entrance and head inside via the 'Blue Lane'. Get in at your chosen time, see the largest collection of his paintings - as well as works by many of his contemporaries - and trace his development as an artist.
The permanent collection of Van Gogh's works in the museum displays over 200 of his items, including his serene landscapes, beautiful still lifes and compelling drawings and letters. Seen together, they cast a revealing light on his extraordinary life. Don't miss his legendary painting Sunflowers and his eccentric self-portraits.
The museum also showcases works by some of Van Gogh’s contemporaries — including Gauguin and Monet — that put his paintings into a broader context. Besides the permanent collection the museum also exhibits seasonal expositions, which show various aspects of 19th-century art history.
The Van Gogh Museum's multimedia guide is available in English, Dutch, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish, Russian, Mandarin and Japanese
How to use your tickets
- Walk past the ticket office and go directly to the entrance
- Be on time - don't miss your selected timeslot!
Suitcases, large backpacks, and other oversized items aren't allowed in the museum, and there are no storage facilities to accommodate them. This rule is strictly enforced, so you'll need to make other arrangements for your suitcases and steamer trunks.
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