Van Gogh Museum

Fee: €14

Sun. 10 AM–6 PM
Mon. 10 AM–6 PM
Tue. 10 AM–6 PM
Wed. 10 AM–6 PM
Thu. 10 AM–6 PM
Fri. 10 AM–10 PM
Sat. 10 AM–6 PM
Paulus Potterstraat 7
Amsterdam, Amsterdam 1070 AJ
31 (0)20 570 5200

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"Vincent's Bedroom in Arles", part of the Art Institute's collection
The Van Gogh Museum (website) is a Museum in Amsterdam.
Official description from Van Gogh Museum:

The Van Gogh Museum first opened its doors in 1973. The building, designed by Dutch architect Gerrit Rietveld, houses the world's largest collection of works by Vincent van Gogh: some 200 paintings, 500 drawings and 700 letters, as well as the artist's own collection of Japanese prints.

The collection originally belonged to Theo van Gogh (1857-1891), Vincent's younger brother. Following Theo's death, it passed to his widow, Johanna van Gogh-Bonger (1862-1925). Although a number of works were sold, she retained a major group, representing all phases of Van Gogh's oeuvre. On her death in 1925, her son, Vincent Willem van Gogh (1890-1978), inherited the collection.

Wikipedia excerpt:
The Van Gogh Museum is an art museum in Amsterdam, Netherlands, featuring the works of the Dutch painter Vincent van Gogh and his contemporaries. It has the largest collection of Van Gogh's paintings and drawings in the world. Upon Vincent's death in 1890, his work not sold fell into the possession of his brother Theo. Theo died six months after Vincent, leaving the work in the possession of his widow, Johanna van Gogh-Bonger. Selling many of Vincent's paintings with the ambition of spreading knowledge of his artwork, Johanna maintained a private collection of his works. This collection was inherited by her son Vincent Willem van Gogh in 1925, eventually loaned to the Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam where it displayed for many years, and was transferred to the state-initiated Vincent van Gogh Foundation in 1962.

Promotional images for exhibits from Van Gogh Museum official site

Current Exhibitions

Now Until Jun 21, 2011
In one day you visit the exhibition Blossom, enjoy the flowers in bloom at Keukenhof and take a cruise of Amsterdam’s canals.
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