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Hermitage Amsterdam, Amsterdam
Categories: Art Museums, Museums
Hermitage Amsterdam, the Netherlands' ninth most-visited attraction in 2013, presents the country's historical relations with Russia and features art collections from the Hermitage Museum in St. Petersburg--one of the largest and oldest museums in the world. At the 12,846 sq m (138,273 sq ft) building dating from 1682, learn about its past as a retirement home, and see temporary exhibits that change every six months. Ask for an audio guide in the entrance hall. Arrive by bus or boat to avoid difficulty parking. See Hermitage Amsterdam and all Amsterdam has to offer by arranging your trip with our Amsterdam vacation generator.
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Having an interest in the history of Catherine II, it was a treat to see the show. St Petersburg is on our list of places to travel to, but who knows when we'll get there. This as close as it gets, an... read more »
Code infinite per un museo bellissimo ma ancora non ben organizzato quanto gli altri. Da non perdere comunqueEndless queues for a lovely Museum but still not well organized than others. Not to be missed anywayshow original
Wat een heerlijke plek om te vertoeven. De entree alleen al is prachtig. Mooie collectie. Lekkere broodjes voor de lunchWhat a lovely place to stay. The entrance fee alone is beautiful. Nice collection. Tasty sandwiches for lunchshow original
This museum is an asset for the city of Amsterdam, because of the location, architecture and the rotating exhibits which sometimes features artwork on loan from the St. Petersburg Hermitage. In the late 17th Century this majestic building served as a home for elderely women. Now the inside has been renovated to provide an interior designed by architects Merkx+Girod. It can feel a bit cramped during high visitor loads. Overall worth a visit once the other major museums have been checked off.
A wonderful look inside the art of the Dutch portraits. The museum is well organized, with cool audio visual tours. The paintings are huge. Well worth the visit.
This review is only for the Spanish Masters currently on display. Only 1 El Greco, and some 2nd or 3rd tier paintings mostly from not very well known artists. Not worth the ticket. Like the Hermitage in St. Petersburg, the lighting could be a lot better.
It is very good museum. Typically have very nice topics for exhibitions and the exhibitions usually have great settings. However the information provided usually is very limited and not very useful.
Although the permanent exposition is beautifully organized around a very interesting theme, the temporary ones leave much to be desired in both quantity of artworks and their quality.
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