Van Abbemuseum

Van Abbemuseum was founded in 1936 and is one of the most prestigious museums for modern at with an international collection of more than 2,700 works of art, including works by Lissitzky, Picasso, Dumas, Dijkstra, Mondriaan and Picasso. The original Van Abbe building was renovated and extended in 2003. The new building is designed by Abel Cahen. The museum also holds a library and a nice museum café. Information on opening hours, admission and guided tours can be found on the Van Abbemuseum website.

The museum is closed on Mondays, King's Day April 27th, Christmas Day and New Year's Day.

Photo © Peter Cox


Opening hours

  • every Mondayclosed
  • every Tuesdayfrom 11:00 to 17:00
  • every Wednesdayfrom 11:00 to 17:00
  • every Thursdayfrom 11:00 to 17:00
  • every Fridayfrom 11:00 to 17:00
  • every Saturdayfrom 11:00 to 17:00
  • every Sundayfrom 11:00 to 17:00
  • Every first Thursday of the month open until 21.00h.


  • Adult€12.00
  • Children€6.00 (13 - 17 yrs)
  • CJP (Cultural youth pass)€6.00
  • ChildrenFree (- 12 yrs)
  • MJK (Museumjaarkaart)Free


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