Micropia

Micropia

Enough culture, need a bit of a break from art and history, what about a bit of science!  Going to this place is guaranteed to get everyone cleaning around the house more.  Micropia is the story of microbes, particularly the 100 thousand billion microbes, all 1.5kg of...
Tuschinski Theatre self-guided audio tour

Tuschinski Theatre self-guided audio tour

  The Tuschinski Theatre, opened in 1921, was the crowning achievement of Abram Tuschinski.  He had already built 4 wonderful cinemas in Rotterdam and then bought 2 hectares of land in central Amsterdam to create the greatest cinema in the world!  I think he...
Rijksmuseum (State Museum)

Rijksmuseum (State Museum)

This is the big daddy of museums in the country in a beautifully restored building, just reopened after a 10 year renovation.   To see everything in the museum would take about 5 days so you really need to choose a period.  1600 to 1700 covers the top floor and...
Stedelijk Museum – Modern Art

Stedelijk Museum – Modern Art

The Stedelijk, Amsterdam’s Modern Art Museum is  my favourite museum in the city and definitely worth a whirl.  For €15.00/ €7.50 (students) you get a lot of art for your money.  The collection covers the period 1850 to the present and includes works by Chagall,...
Van Gogh Museum

Van Gogh Museum

The Van Gogh Museum  has the world’s greatest collection of this important artist’s work.  See website below for opening times etc… Van Gogh Museum Website...
Amsterdam Museum

Amsterdam Museum

Because Amsterdam has so many heavy-wieght museums the Amsterdam Museum is an often overlooked gem. It is pleasantly laid out in the maze-like old city orphanage and had lots of rooms, wings, floors, tucked away corners and is a lot larger than you expect.  The first...