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Amsterdam Tulip Museum

Prinsengracht 116, 1015 EA Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 421 0095
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The Story of the Tulip. The museum features exhibits and films devoted to the tulip, the unofficial national flower of The Netherlands. From Sultans of the Ottoman Empire, Dutch Merchants of the Golden Age, to gardeners today, the tulip has captivated people around the world for centuries. This fascinating flower has inspired artists and brought great wealth and even economic ruin to people who have fallen under its spell. Explore the tulip's history and discover the remarkable journey the flower bulb has taken from the wilds of the Himalayan highlands to a garden like yours. Conveniently located in the Jordaan district of historic Amsterdam near the Anne Frank House.
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  • Average26%
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Prinsengracht 116, 1015 EA Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Jordaan
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We visited this place because it is right next to the cheese museum and we thought we may as well. As we are students we only paid €3 entry which wasn’t bad at all. As a group of young (ish) guys we all found it...More

Thank Jack T
Reviewed 1 week ago

I’m shocked at how much I enjoyed this little museum, I had no idea about the history of tulips, where they came from and their significance in arts and culture. It’s one of those things that you don’t really think about but they made it...More

Thank erin s
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Located across the canal from the Anne Frank house, this museum might be what you need to bring you back to joy. It traces the history of tulips from their growing wild in Turkey and the now central Asian republics to their discovery by soldiers...More

Thank ANNAMARGARET B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The museum is small, super cute and well thought out! You get to learn the history about tulips and how they became such a popular item in the country. Very fun to visit. The shop next to the museum sells lots of Christmas ornaments and...More

Thank Ann T
Reviewed 8 January 2018 via mobile

Such a cute and well curated museum about tulips! Who knew there was such a rich history about tulips, was really fascinating. It is a cute, small museum that is definitely worth the visit. I never thought I would be so interested in the history...More

Thank Gregory L
Michelle042017, Manager at Amsterdam Tulip Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Gregory, Thank you for your kind review. We are glad to hear you enjoyed the Amsterdam Tulip Museum! Regards, Management

Reviewed 6 January 2018

i found this museum very interesting, since i was travelling to amsterdam when the tulips were not blooming. it tells you al lot about history and it is actually realy interesting. even for someone like me, who doesn't like history

Thank Vika B
Michelle042017, Manager at Amsterdam Tulip Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Hi Vika, We are happy to hear you enjoyed the Amsterdam Tulip Museum! Sincerely, Management

Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

My issue is not with the museum itself but with the store. This is one of the few places to sells bulbs certified for the USA and being that it’s the museum I thought to myself choose here as it is the must reputable place...More

Thank Kerrie Ann J
Michelle042017, Manager at Amsterdam Tulip Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 5 January 2018

Hi Kerrie, We sincerely apologize for the experience you had at US Customs. The discrepancy of the European formatted date stamp has been addressed, and we are working to improve the process for customers traveling back to America. We will refund you for the bulbs...More

Reviewed 21 December 2017

Tulips are my favorite flower, but by visiting The Netherlands in the month of November, I was going to miss out on seeing them in the fields. The Amsterdam Tulip Museum gave me my fix. Though small, it is very interesting. I learned about the...More

Thank Yolanda L
Reviewed 25 November 2017

This museum will not take long to see, but it's definitely worth seeing one of the items that has defined the Dutch culture. It's across the street from the Anne Frank Huis, and a good way to kill time if you are waiting for your...More

Thank Ruth C
Reviewed 13 November 2017

We were waiting for our time slot to enter the Anne Frank Huis and noticed this attraction across the street. Being the avid gardener that I am, it was a must visit. So, while we didn't actually go into the museum itself, we thoroughly enjoyed...More

Thank WesternGardener
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Jordaan
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quality galleries. Historically a haven for the
working class and emigrants, these days the Jordaan is
better known as an enclave for artists and designers.
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