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The Van Gogh Museum
One of the most famous museums of Amsterdam is considered to be Art Museum Van Gogh Museum. Within the walls assembled the world's largest collection of works of the great artist, as well as pictures of other talented masters of the 19th century.
The museum was opened in 1973. The current building was designed by renowned architect - Gerrit Rietveld. Examining The exhibits, you can learn a lot of new evidence on the life and work of the painter. All the artist's works are divided into five groups according to the chronology of their creation. And all these chronological periods correspond to the stages in the life and work of Van Gogh: The Netherlands, Paris, Arles, Saint-Remy-de-Provence and Auvers-sur-Oise.
The museum known for his paintings such as "Sunflowers", "Bedroom at Arles" and "The Potato Eaters".
The museum that serves interactive stands where everyone can be examined under a microscope look like paint swatches unique paintings. You can also try to draw a landscape or change the color on a computer monitor picture.
Getting to this unique place can trams number 2 and 5, which are sent from the central train station, it is necessary to go to the bus stop Potterstraat Paulus (Paulus Potterstraat).