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i stayed too short here. 2 days is not long enough. i wanted to go to these musuem:

Rijksmuseum Amsterdam
The Rijksmuseum is the largest museum in the Netherlands, with more than a million visitors each year. The Rijksmuseum is a familiar Amsterdam landmark and possesses an unrivalled collection of Dutch art, from early religious works to the masterpieces of the Golden Age.
Location: Stadhouderskade 42, The museum quarter.

Houseboat museum
  Ever wondered what it is like to live right on the canals of Amsterdam? This is your chance to visit a former sailing vessel, although the houseboat is no longer used as a home, it looks like the owner could pop back in at any moment.


Location: Prinsengracht, opposite 296

Amsterdam Tulip Museum
A friendly, small museum about the tulip - flower which is a symbol of the Netherlands, Amsterdam Tulip Museum is located just across the bridge from the Anne Frank House. You may see there interesting multimedia presentations about the history of tulip, its cultivation and the 17th century speculation with tulip bulbs – so called tulip mania. In the musum shop you may buy bulbs of rare tulips and many other decorative flowers. Location: Prinsengracht 112

Jewish Historical Museum
  The museum consists of four synagogues, the oldest dating back to 17th century and houses a rich collection. It shows the history, religion and culture of Jews in the Netherlands.


Location: Jonas Daniel Meijerplein 2-4

Allard Pierson museum
Allard Pierson Museum is Amsterdam's the only specialist archeological collection, now owned by the University. The museum contains Egyptian, Greek, Cypriot, Roman, Etruscan and Coptic artefacts.
Location: Oude Turfmarkt 127.

Van Gogh Museum
The museum houses some 200 paintings and 550 sketches showing Van Gogh in all his moods. These combined with hundreds of letters by Van Gogh to Theo, and selected works by his friends and contemporaries, form the core of the museum's collection.


Location: Paulus Potterstraat 7, The museum quarter.

Rembrandt house museum
The house where Rembrandt lived from 1639 until 1659 is now the home of a large collections of his etchings and the very place where most of them where made. It also has a large collection of paintings of people who inspired him, like Pieter Lastman.
Location: Jodenbreestraat 4

NEMO
Right next the Central Station is the largest futuristic science center in the Netherlands, housed in a ship like building designed by Renzo Piano. Here you can be amazed by the world of science and technology. Contrary to other museums, here you must touch the collection and experiment with it.


Location: Oosterdok 2
www.e-nemo.nl

Be inspired by the exhibitions in this museum for photography. Join the discussions, study and mingle with the professionals. Your holiday snaps will never be the same again.
Location: Keizersgracht 609


Open Havenmuseum - Open harbour museum
Located on the oldest passenger terminal of Amsterdam this open air museum will give you the opportunity to examine historical vessels and see what life was like in the old days of the port.
Location: KNSM-laan 311
www.openhavenmuseum.nl (currently offline)

Sex museum
Another must when in Amsterdam: The Venustemple houses an extensive collection of erotic paintings, pictures, objects and recordings from different ages and cultures all over the world.


Location: Damrak 18
www.sexmuseumamsterdam.nl

Erotic Museum
Located right in the hart of the red-light district, this museum reflects the history of the area. Five floors full of erotic enjoyment and artwork.
Location: OZ. Achterburgwal 54

Torture museum
Another unique place: This small and dark museum shows some of the most horrid inventions to extract confessions. Complete with straps, spikes, weights and blades, these machines are sure to make you talk, and be thankful that they are no longer used in modern times.
Location: Singel 449
www.torturemuseum.com



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MY FAVE PIC OF ME
MY FAVE PIC OF ME
in front of anne franks house
in front of anne frank's house
red light district
red light district
ANNE FRANKS HOUSE
ANNE FRANK'S HOUSE
BBBBBLURRRR
BBBBBLURRRR
the flower district
the flower district
heineken museum
heineken museum
rieks museum
rieks museum
a statue of anne frank
a statue of anne frank
red light district
red light district
many many bikes
many many bikes
our hotel
our hotel
love my smart car
love my smart car
1,413 km (878 miles) traveled
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