Discover the museums around the famous Amsterdam Museumplein

Amsterdam is home to more than sixty museums, but the heart of the art scene is at Museumplein, where you can find four very different top tier museums: the Rijksmuseum, the Van Gogh Museum, the Stedelijk Museum and Moco Museum. Aside from that, this square has a wonderful field of grass where locals like to hangout in summer, and in winter you can ice skate on the small ice rank that is put up every year. It’s a location in the city centre, which means that shops and cafes are just around the corner. Amsterdam Museumplein is an attraction you can’t miss while visiting Amsterdam; here’s what you need to know about the museums surrounding it.

Rijksmuseum

The Museumplein is dominated by the stately Rijksmuseum building, which was built in the nineteenth century. This is the national museum of the Netherlands, telling the story of the country from the middle ages until now. In this museum you will find Rembrandt’s famous Night Watch, along with other works by Dutch painters known all over the world. Discover for yourself why the world all over loves these Dutch artists so much. Don’t forget to visit the library; a beautiful two story …