One of Amsterdam’s finest museums in a marvelous building along the Amstel river. Take your time to enjoy the fabulous exhibitions of the biggest satellite museum of the State Hermitage Museum in St Petersburg.
Hermitage Amsterdam is the biggest satellite museum of the State Hermitage Museum in St Petersburg. It is located in a beautiful building, ‘Amstelhof’, along the Amstel river. The bountiful collection of well over three million objects in the parent museum guarantee fabulous exhibitions with amazing works of art.
Exhibitions at Hermitage Amsterdam
The main exhibition is temporary and changes every 6 months. Hermitage Amsterdam also has two permanent presentations. One illustrates the long relationship between Russia and the Netherlands, the other focuses on the history of the building Amstelhof, which was a home for the elderly for 324 years.
Russian History in Amsterdam
If you’re not planning on visiting St. Petersburg, the Hermitage Amsterdam enables you to drink in some Russian art, history and culture. Take your time to enjoy the fabulous exhibitions of the biggest satellite museum of the State Hermitage Museum in St Petersburg.
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