museums in amsterdam: with a mix of culture & food
Grab some culture in a museum and pamper yourself afterwards with a good glas of wine and a fine meal. At Yourlbb we love the combination of culture & food! Together with your lover of friend you can admire all the beautiful art pieces and discuss them in detail afterwards in a nice hotspot. Yes, culti and culy are a perfect match :-). We have listed the 6 best museums in Amsterdam with a good resto in the neigbourhood for you.
Photocredits: Jasper de Waal
>> Rijksmuseum >> museums in amsterdam >>
The Rijksmuseum will always be a cool place to visit. There so much to see that it will never get boring. If you ask us, it’s the perfect opportunity to swipe that museumjaarkaart once again. With every new visit you’ll get to know another corner of the Rijksmuseum. Another reason for visiting the museum is Rijks! You’ll find this restaurant right next to the museum and it gives you the perfect mix: overlooking the Museumplein while eating culinary delights!
Read here all about the Rijksmuseum >>
>> Stedelijk museum >> MUSEums IN AMSTERDAM >>
Right next to the Rijksmuseum is the Stedelijk Museum, which is another one to visit! At the Stedelijk Museum they focus more on modern art and design. From the restaurant you can watch all the people on the terrace that is situated on Museumplein. Are you craving for a steak? Loetje is just around the corner, enjoy!
>> eye film museum >> MUSEUMS IN AMSTERDAM >>
You can easily spend all day in the EYE Film Museum in Noord. You can start by visiting an exhibition, followed by a delicious lunch or dinner at the very special EYE Restaurant and end your day with a movie. The restaurant has the most amazing view across the IJ and you can see the skyline of Amsterdam. A pretty nice place for you and your date ;-)
Lees here all about the EYE Film Museum >>
>> tassenmuseum hendrikje >> MUSEUMS IN AMSTERDAM >>
Take your momma, friend or sister to Tassenmuseum Hendrikje! Not only can you admire this beautiful 17th century house on the canals, you can also see a very nice collection. It’s a great place to meet for a high tea or to meet up for dinner later at Pata Negra in the Utrechtsestraat.
>> tropenmuseum >> MUSEUMS IN AMSTERDAM >>
The impressive building of the Tropenmuseum in East is a sightseeing on its own, but also offers great exhibitions that are amazing as well. The Grand Cafe Tropen has just been renovated. During summer the terrace – in the middle of Oosterpark – is serving you pretty well. You can lunch and dine here!
Linnaeusstraat 2 – oost – tropenmuseum.nl
>> micropia >> MUSEUMS IN AMSTERDAM >>
Micropia is a very special museum! This museum is the first museum world wide ever that makes the invisible world visible. We’re talking about micro organisms. And there are a lot of them, without even seeing it! It’s pretty cool to see what happens to your body and food, without knowing it. Do you feel the need to let everything you learned settling in? De Plantage is a very nice restaurant where you can go for drinks, lunch or dinner.
Plantage Kerklaan 38-40 – oost – micropia.nl
>> foam >> MUSEUMS IN AMSTERDAM >>
Do you love photography? Than Foam Museum in the centre is your place to be. Young talent as well as famous artist are exposing their work here. Besides that, the museum has 16 different exhibitions per year! Call it a day with super nice food at Ron Gastrobar Oriental, yumm!
Read here all bout Foam >>
THINGS TO DO:
⋙ Canal Cruise by day or in the evening
⋙ A bike tour through Amsterdam OR Rent a bike by yourself
⋙ The best view over Amsterdam from the A’DAM Lookout
⋙ Visit Artis Royal Zoo
⋙ Rijksmuseum with the Dutch masters
⋙ Van Gogh Museum, a staple in Amsterdam
⋙ Stedelijk Museum for modern art lovers
⋙ MOCO Museum for street art
⋙ Photography museum FOAM
⋙ Amsterdam Light Festival (during winter months)
⋙ Cruise like a local with your own boat (great with good weather!)
ONE OF A KIND:
⋙ Discover the Instagrammable experience WONDR
⋙ Red Light District tour
⋙ Get out of town and into the Dutch country side of Giethoorn
| TIP: Buy an I amsterdam City Card. Save money on entrance fees to museums and attractions, public transport and profit from discounts on everything from restaurants to concerts. You can also skip some lines to make the most of your time in Amsterdam! You can buy a card for 24 hours up to 120 hours. Check the prices here >>
Our favourite hotels:
AFFORDABLE // €
☾ Generator Hostel: the best poshtel of the city located in a park.
☾ The Student Hotel: budget proof in trendy East.
☾ Het Volkshotel: affordable and with a cool rooftop bar.
☾ CitizenM: all you need is that XL bed (location near Amstel is great).
☾ Motel One: budget design hotel with locations at
VERY VERY NICE // €€
☾ Hotel V: with two locations and a great restaurant, in the city center and East.
☾ Sir Adam: with the coolest view over Amsterdam.
☾ Sweets: a unique stay in former bridge houses.
☾ Park Plaza Vondelpark: located next to Vondelpark and beautifully renovated.
☾ Hotel Dwars: small scale around the corner of the trendy Utrechtsestraat.
☾ Pillows Anna van den Vondel: great hotel close to Vondelpark.
☾ Hotel Mercier: new hotel in the cosy and historic Jordaan district.
☾ INK Hotel: lifestyle hotel in the heart of the city.
☾ The Hoxton: favourite lifestyle hotel right on the canals.
☾ Morgan & Mees: boutique hotel in Amsterdam West.
☾ Conscious Hotel Westerpark: in a beautiful building at the industrial Westergas area.
☾ QO Amsterdam: eco design hotel with a great skybar.
TOP LUXURY // €€€
☾ Waldorf Astoria Amsterdam: if you have something to celebrate this is the one.
☾ Pulitzer Amsterdam: on the canals at the border of the Nine Streets and the Jordaan.
☾ L’Europe: this hotel has the best spa with a view in Amsterdam.
☾ Conservatorium Hotel: located in one of the most beautiful buildings in town.
☾ W Amsterdam: with great restaurants and a rooftop bar with swimming pool.
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I really hope you enjoy your time in Amsterdam! On my Instagram account @yourlbb you can find more recommendations and new hotspots in town.
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Anne de Buck