Amsterdam attractions and things to do
Van Gogh Museum
One of the world's most digestible leading art galleries.
Amsterdam's most appealing neighbourhood - pretty canals, hidden courtyards, beguiling cafés.
The Dutch annexe of St Petersburg's State Hermitage Museum lays on blockbuster exhibitions.
A compact but spectacular selection of Golden Age masterpieces.
Anne Frank Huis
The house where Anne Frank hid during the Second World War is the most moving attraction.
Amsterdam Historisch Museum
This underrated museum gives an excellent introduction to Amsterdam's fascinating past.
This hands-on science centre is the best indoor attraction in Amsterdam for families.
Former traffic underpass converted into a fantastic indoor playground.
Amsterdam's main park is great for both chilling out and a stretch of the legs.
One of the world's oldest botanical gardens - compact but delightful, and with a lovely café.