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Rembrandt House

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Van Gogh Museum

Both are rated highly by expert reviewers. Overall, Van Gogh Museum ranks significantly better than Rembrandt House. Van Gogh Museum comes in at 97 with endorsements from 12 sources including Lonely Planet, goop and Condé Nast Traveler.

Both are rated highly by expert reviewers. Overall, Van Gogh Museum ranks significantly better than Rembrandt House. Van Gogh Museum comes in at 97 with endorsements from 12 sources including Lonely Planet, goop and Condé Nast Traveler.

tripexpert score
94
#4 in Amsterdam
location

Jodenbreestraat 4, 1011 NK Amsterdam, The Netherlands

endorsements
  • 9 endorsements
  • 8

    Condé Nast Traveler

    No oil paintings on display—go to the Rijksmuseum if that's what you're after—but plenty of his groundbreaking etchings. Full Review →

  • 6

    Fodor's Tick Choice

    This is the house that Rembrandt bought, flush with success, for 13,000 guilders (a princely sum) in 1639, and where he lived and worked until 1656 when declared bankrupt. Full Review →

  • 1

    Frommer's 34

    In this house (ca. 1606), you get a more intimate sense of Rembrandt -- it's a shrine to one of the greatest artists the world has ever known. Full Review →

  • 64

    goop

    The Rembrandt House Museum is a nice departure from Amsterdam’s more conventional museums and the long lines you’ll face at nearly every one Full Review →

  • 58

    Let's Go

    Now visitors can see where Rembrandt slept, entertained guests, made paintings, sold paintings, and got attacked by his mistress after a fight over alimony (that would be the kitchen). Full Review →

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98
#1 in Amsterdam

Paulus Potterstraat 7, 1071 DJ Amsterdam, The Netherlands

  • 13 endorsements
  • 8

    Condé Nast Traveler

    Including The Potato Eaters, The Yellow House in Arles, and Wheatfield with Crows. Full Review →

  • 6

    Fodor's Tick Choice

    This remarkable light-infused building ... venerates the short, certainly not sweet, but highly productive career of everyone's favorite tortured 19th-century artist. Full Review →

  • 1

    Frommer's 34

    More than 200 paintings by Vincent van Gogh (1853-90), along with nearly every sketch, print, etching, and piece of correspondence the artist ever produced. Full Review →

  • 64

    goop

    Although the breadth of the Rijksmuseum is impressive, there’s something pretty incredible about being able to see the work of a single artist curated in great depth in one place. Full Review →

  • 58

    Let's Go

    Van Gogh only painted for about a decade, but he left behind a remarkable legacy of paintings and drawings, as well as his left ear. The highlight of the museum is its impressive... Full Review →

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