Peter the Great
Vincent. The Van Gogh Museum in the Hermitage Amsterdam
Rubens, Van Dyck & Jordaens
Matisse to Malevich
- Highlights of the exhibition
- Background by Henk van Os
- Sergey Shchukin and Others
- Auguste Chabaud
- André Derain
- Kees van Dongen
- Georges Dufrenoy
- Raoul Dufy
- Henri Le Fauconnier
- Othon Friesz
- Charles Guérin
- Alexej von Jawlensky
- Wassily Kandinsky
- Marie Laurencin
- Kazimir Malevich
- Henri Manguin
- Albert Marquet
- Henri Matisse
- Amédée Ozenfant
- Pablo Picasso
- Jean Puy
- Georges Rouault
- Chaim Soutine
- Maurice Utrillo
- Louis Valtat
- Maurice de Vlaminck
- Russian literature around 1900
- At the Russian Court
- Caspar David Friedrich
- Images of St Petersburg
- Art Nouveau
- Collectors in St Petersburg
- Silver wonders from the east
- Pilgrim treasures
- Nicholas & Alexandra
- Greek gold
St Petersburg & Russia
Hermitage Amsterdam and Amstelhof
Frequently Asked Questions
Information for visitors
- When is the museum open?
- Daily 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
- How long are the waiting times at present?
- Unfortunately, waiting times vary and cannot be predicted exactly. If there is a queue, the waiting time could be up to an hour.
- What are the admission prices for the exhibition in the Hermitage Amsterdam?
Admission from 9 March to 13 September 2013
Peter the Great, an Inspired Tsar
Adults € 15 CJP € 12 Stadspas € 12 Children 6 to 16 € 5 Children up to 5 free Museumkaart free Friends free I amsterdam City Card free
Other cards, such as an ANWB pass or an Ooievaarspas, are not valid as admission tickets. There is no discount for those aged over 65 or students.
- Do I have to queue up if I have a Museum Card?
- There is a special Museum Card machine in the foyer where you can have your card scanned and obtain an admission ticket.
- Can I buy a Museum Card at the ticket desk?
Yes, you can. You can use the card immediately. For more information and the conditions applying to the Museum Card, go to www.museumvereniging.nl.
Incidentally, the Museum Society recently changed the name from Museum Year Card to Museum Card.
- How can I get to the museum?
By car or by public transport
Limited parking is available in the immediate surroundings. The nearest guarded parking garages are those at Het Muziektheater, parking Waterlooplein in the Valkenburgerstraat and Markenhoven in the Anne Frankstraaat, close to the entrance to the IJ tunnel.
From Central Station the Hermitage Amsterdam can be reached by tram 9, Waterlooplein stop, or metro 51, 53 or 54, Waterlooplein stop, Nieuwe Herengracht exit.
Personal travel advice is available from the public transport website www.9292ov.nl.
- On which side is the entrance to the Hermitage Amsterdam?
- On the River Amstel side, no. 51. From there you enter the garden and are directed to the ticket desk.
- Can admission tickets to the museum be ordered or reserved in advance?
- It is possible to purchase tickets through the website. You can also buy tickets in advance through the Ticket Shop of the Amsterdam Uitburo on the Leidseplein in Amsterdam. In advance sales you cannot buy admission tickets at a discount or with your Museum Card.
- Are there facilities for the disabled?
The Hermitage Amsterdam is completely wheelchair-friendly and -accessible (including the lifts and toilets for the disabled). If you would like to make use of one of our wheelchairs, it is best to phone in advance: +31 (0)20 530 74 88..
There are parking places for the disabled right by the Hermitage. It is best to phone in advance and reserve: +31 (0)20 530 74 88.
- Am I allowed to take photos of the exhibition and the works?
- No, taking photos in the museum is not permitted. On our website you will find pictures of the building and of several highlights of the exhibition. Postcards of various art works are on sale in our museum shops.
- Is there an audiotour, and if so in which languages and what does it cost?
- The audiotour is available in multiple languages. Available in the entrance hall
- What activities take place in the museum and where and when?
- For the current activities consult the website www.hermitage.nl/en/activiteiten/.
- When do the introductory tours take place and how long do they last?
The Hermitage Amsterdam offers visitors with a valid ticket for the exhibition the opportunity to follow a free introductory tour. All these tours are given by the Hermitage’s professional guides. There is room for a maximum of 15 persons. Reservations on the same day at the information desk.
Free introductory tour Peter the Great
9 March - 13 September 2013
Free introductory tour Dutch Saturday en Sunday 2 p.m. Free introductory tour English Saturday 12 noon
- What is there for children to do in the museum?
- For more information about the Hermitage for Children and its activities go to www.hermitage.nl/en/hvk/.
- How can I contact the Hermitage Amsterdam by phone from other countries?
- Dial +31 20 530 74 88.
- What are the opening times of Café-Restaurant Neva?
- Tuesday - Saturday from 10 a.m. (kitchen closes at 9.30 p.m.), Sunday and Monday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
- What are the opening times of the museum shops?
- The museum shop is open daily from 10 a.m. to 5.30 p.m.
- Can I bring my dog to the museum?
- No, dogs and all other pet animals are not allowed in the Hermitage Amsterdam, except for therapy dogs.
Daily 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Closed on April 30 and December 25
© State Hermitage Museum, St Petersburg
The Hermitage Amsterdam is located on Amstel 51, Amsterdam
+31 (0)20 530 74 88
More information online ticketing:
+31 (0)20 530 87 55