Amsterdam Tulip Museum
The Amsterdam Tulip Museum is a small and friendly museum and was founded and sponsored by a local bulb company. It is located in the Jordaan neighborhood and traces the history of the tulip in the Netherlands. It is packed with interesting information and history about tulips. From the Tulip mania, food, the origin of the flower and even modern day growing and breeding techniques are explained through the multimedia presentations on several LCD screens.
You can find a collection of tulip paintings by Judith Leyster, a seventeenth-century painter and colleague of Frans Hals.
Amsterdam Tulip Museum is A must for people interested in flowers gardening and of course history of the tulip mania in the Netherlands.
How to get to the Amsterdam Tulip Museum?
The address: Prinsengracht 112 in Amsterdam
Trams: 13/14/17 and get out at the stop Westermarkt.
The Amsterdam Tulip Museum is open daily from 9.00-18:00. And the museum is closed on Kings Day and Christmas.
Tips for visiting:
Best time to travel: All year round
How long does it take to see the Amsterdam Tulip Museum: 30 – 60 minutes
Admission: see website
It is a very small but very interesting museum. It also has a gift shop where you can find lots of tulip-themed souvenirs. It’s located just across the bridge from the Anne Frank house.