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Willet-Holthuysen Museum

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Van Gogh Museum

Both are recommended by experts. On balance, Van Gogh Museum is preferred by most writers compared to Willet-Holthuysen Museum. Van Gogh Museum comes in at 97 with accolades from 12 publications such as Frommer's, Let's Go and concierge.com.

Both are recommended by experts. On balance, Van Gogh Museum is preferred by most writers compared to Willet-Holthuysen Museum. Van Gogh Museum comes in at 97 with accolades from 12 publications such as Frommer's, Let's Go and concierge.com.

tripexpert score
89
#9 in Amsterdam
location

605 Herengracht, 1017 CE Amsterdam, The Netherlands

endorsements
  • 8 endorsements
  • 6

    Fodor's Tick Choice

    Here's a rare chance to experience what it was like to live in a gracious mansion on the Herengracht in the 18th century. Full Review →

  • 1

    Frommer's 34

    Take advantage of another rare opportunity to visit an elegant 17th-century canal house with an ornamental garden. Full Review →

  • 58

    Let's Go

    The museum’s goal is to demonstrate what wealthy Dutch life was like in the 19th century as seen through the eyes of Abraham Willet and Louisa Willet-Holthuysen. Full Review →

  • 2

    Lonely Planet Tick Top Choice

    This sumptuous residence, now part of the Amsterdams Historisch Museum, is named after the widow who bequeathed the property to the city in the late 19th century. Full Review →

  • 11

    Michelin Guide 53

    The furniture and artefacts inside give an impression of the life led by merchants in the Dutch "Golden Age". Full Review →

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98
#1 in Amsterdam

Paulus Potterstraat 7, 1071 DJ Amsterdam, The Netherlands

  • 13 endorsements
  • 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 →

  • 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 →

  • 2

    Lonely Planet Tick Top Choice

    The Van Gogh Museum is one of Amsterdam’s must-sees. Full Review →

  • 2

    Lonely Planet

    The Van Gogh Museum's library has a wealth of reference material – some 35,000 books and articles – for serious study. Full Review →

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