Van Gogh Museum: tickets and tips

The Van Gogh museum in Amsterdam is one of the most famous city’s attraction. Featuring Van Gogh’s masterpieces such as Sunflowers, Almond Blossom and The Bedroom it attracts millions of visitors every year. Prior online reservation is required for visiting the Van Gogh museum in Amsterdam.

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Van Gogh Museum and Pokémon

Meet Pokémon’s Pikachu, Eevee, Snorlax and many others are at the Van Gogh Museum from 28 September 2023 until 7 January 2024! Here you can admire six Pokémon works of art, based on paintings of Van Gogh.

Visitors can do a treasure hunt and at receive a Pokémon card with a special Van Gogh Pikachu on it. Also exclusive Pokémon x Van Gogh Museum merchandise is available at the museum’s souvenir shop.

Van Gogh museum Amsterdam, Pokemon

Left: Pikachu inspired by ‘Self-Portrait with Grey Felt Hat’, Naoyo Kimura (1960), The Pokémon Company International, ©2023 Pokémon / Nintendo / Creatures / GAME FREAK. Right: Vincent van Gogh, ‘Self-Portrait with Grey Felt Hat’, 1887, Van Gogh Museum Amsterdam (Vincent van Gogh Foundation).

Please note: Pokémon promo cards have become very collectable. There are hundreds of people trying to visit the Van Gogh museum to get these cards. That’s why it can be hard to book the tickets. Make sure you book your Van Gogh museum tickets in advance >>

Tips! If there are no tickets available for the date of your choice:

Admission tickets are only available online and are not sold at the door of the Van Gogh Museum.

Is Van Gogh Museum free with I Amsterdam card?

No. Please note that from 1 July 2022 the Van Gogh museum is no longer included in I amsterdam City Card.

Van Gogh Museum Prices and Tickets in 2024
  • Adults – € 22
  • Visitors under 18  –  free (ID required)
  • Multumedia guide – € 5
  • Museum card holders  –  free
  • I amsterdam City card –  no longer valid at the Van Gogh museum.

Online reservation and timeslot are required. You can buy tickets to the Van Gogh Museum only online. During the purchase process you will need to select a date and time of your visit.

Van Gogh museum Amsterdam

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How to get to the Van Gogh Museum?

Van Gogh museum is located in Amsterdam at Museumplein, 6. From Amsterdam Centraal station you can get there by tram line 2. If you are travelling from your hotel, use a free Glimple travel app to plan your journey.

You can also plan your door-to-door trip in the Netherlands by public transport and shared transport with a free Glimble app.

Van Gogh Museum Opening Hours in 2024

The Van Gogh museum regular opening hours:

  • Monday until Thursday: from 9 am to 5 pm.
  • Friday: from 9 am to 9 pm.
  • Saturday and Sunday:  from 9 am to 6 pm.

Opening hours can vary during the national holidays and school vacations.

An average visit to the Van Gogh museum lasts 1 hour and 15 minutes.

Van Gogh Museum Shop

After enjoying the art collection, make sure you also visit the museum shop. The souvenirs you will find here are also pretty much like masterpieces.

Souvenirs in Van Gogh museum Amsterdam

Enjoy your visit to the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam!

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