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Hermitage Amsterdam

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Plantage & the East
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Address: Amstel 51, 1018 EJ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Phone Number:
+31 20 530 8755
10:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours

This is an Amsterdam-based extension of Russia's famed Hermitage Museum....

This is an Amsterdam-based extension of Russia's famed Hermitage Museum. Thera are three exceptional collections to be seen: - The first is from one of the world's largest and most famous museums: the Hermitage in St Petersburg. The museum of the Tsars, with more than three million objects. From 18 Jun intil 15 Jan 2017: Catharine the Greatest. Selfpolished Diamond of the Hermitage. - Exhibit two: Portriait Gallery of the Golden Age - wonderful Dutch group portraits from the Amsterdam Museum and Rijksmuseum collections. - Exhibit three: Outsider Art Museum - We show work from new and absolutely orginal artists, from the collections of Het Dolhuys museum.

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enjoyable exhibition of historical pieces and paintings........with the stories told through headphones(which are free)......the romanov story is fascinating with plenty of... read more

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

enjoyable exhibition of historical pieces and paintings........with the stories told through headphones(which are free)......the romanov story is fascinating with plenty of artefacts to see......portrait of a golden age is well put together and has massive paintings from the dutch masters..........well worth a look....

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Amsterdam is full of amazing museums and galleries that one can be forgiven to miss this one. However, being within walking distance from most central locations, it's worth making a detour. It's a not big museum but enough to spend anything from half a day to a full day. It gives flavour of Russian history and specially of Catherine the... More 

Thank Mussy K
Kruishoutem, Belgium
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

visit is very well guided with texts, photos and drawings. Very good explanation via free audio phones. Original pieces to be admired. Excellently good organised with historical overview of what happend during the last years of their live.

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Tilburg, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The Hermitage Amsterdam has a lot of potential: great exhibition space, allowing flexible setups, and access to what would be a great collection. I visited both Spanish Masters and Catherine the Great exhibitions. Both had great items on display (especially the first one), really unique gems. Nonetheless, curation was lacking somehow. The accompanying information/guide are superficial, and lack any deeper... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Not a great museum when held up to the other gems, the Van Gogh, the Reiks. Could be better curated with regard to the special exhibits.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Invited to see the pre-premiere of this exhibition of the Romanov's family. The exhibition is a very well presented time line of this Russian history. Large and small items of the very early days till the end of their life. The tour can be accompanied with audio device - in Dutch and English. A real must-see when being in Amsterdam!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Visited the Romanov exhibition. Well worth a visit. Interesting collection of items from the House of Romanov and a great outline of the background and events leading to the end of the dynasty.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

If you have already seen the Rijks and have time, this is worth a visit. Very nice collection as a satellite of the Hermitage in St. Petersburg.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fantastic building - great exhibition probably because there was plenty of space to exhibit (had seen the Catherine the Great Exhibition in Scotland which was amazing - but this Exhibition had the space to really show off its exhibits). Wished to have had more time to see other paintings, etc. but will reserve for another city trip.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Does not have a wonderful permanent collection like other museums. During my visit there was a Catherine the Great collection of items that were wonderful. There was also a collection of Dutch Golden Age portraits consisting of wall after wall of men in black coats and hats staring at you. With so many things to see in the Netherlands, I... More 

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The eastern edge of central Amsterdam provides visitors with the chance to imagine the city that Rembrandt called home (and to tour his historic house) while shopping like the thriftiest of locals at Waterlooplein’s massive flea market, or even enjoying a craft beer beside the tallest wooden windmill in The Netherlands. This verdant, serene, and stately part of town is home to Artis Royal Zoo, one of Europe’s oldest (and still best kept) zoos, and Hortus Botanicus, one of the oldest botanical gardens in the world. It's also an ideal setting for the Dutch outpost of St Petersburg’s Hermitage.
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