Museums - Amsterdam

Last Updated: 8th Oct 2012

<p><img src="http://downloads.contiki.com/contikipedia/europe/mattyvcontiki/Anne_Frank_Statue.JPG" class="rightwise" title="anne frank museum, amsterdam" alt="anne frank museum, amsterdam" /></p> <p>For a city more renowned for it&#8217;s <a href="/contikipedia/articles/red-light-district-amsterdam">red light district</a> and <a href="/contikipedia/articles/amsterdam-coffee-shops">coffee shops</a>, <a href="/contikipedia/articles/amsterdam">Amsterdam</a> has an amazing array of galleries and museums.</p> <p>The <a href="/contikipedia/articles/anne-frank-house">Anne Frank House</a> in the city centre is fantastic for history buffs or anyone who has every read her famous diary. Although he did most of his work in <a href="/contikipedia/articles/france">France</a>, the <a href="http://www3.vangoghmuseum.nl/">Van Gogh Museum</a> in the city&#8217;s south has a great display of the impressionist legends work. For a wider variety of art including, Rembrandt&#8217;s &#8216;The Night Watch&#8217; and the enigmatic &#8216;Girl with the Pearl Earring&#8217; you cannot go past the <a href="http://www.rijksmuseum.nl/">Rijks Museum</a>, only steps from the Van Gogh.</p>