Address, accessibility, directions and parking


Visiting address

The Van Gogh Museum is located on Museumplein in Amsterdam, between the Rijksmuseum and the Stedelijk Museum. The museum entrance is at Paulus Potterstraat 7 (see the map below for exact location).

Postal address
P.O. Box 75366
1070 AJ Amsterdam
T +31 (0)20 570 5200
F +31 (0)20 570 5222



The Van Gogh Museum is entirely accessible for wheelchair users. The entrance with lift is at the main entrance on the Paulus Potterstraat. The museum also has several wheelchairs available. Visitors with another handicap and/or other special requirements can contact Van Gogh Museum staff at the entrance. For more info, please contact

Please take into account that the Van Gogh Museum is a much-frequented museum; there may be long queues at the ticket office, especially around Easter and during the summer months.


Travelling by public transport

From Central Station in Amsterdam, take tram 2 (towards Nieuw Sloten) or 5 (towards Amstelveen Binnenhof) to the Van Baerlestraat stop.
From Station Amsterdam Zuid/WTC, take tram 5 (towards Central Station) to the Van Baerlestraat stop.
You can also take tram 3 or 12 to the Van Baerlestraat stop, and trams 16 and 24 or bus 145, 170 or 172 to the Museumplein stop.

Online information for public transport

For information about travelling by train, please visit
Amsterdam bus and tram schedules are available at
For information about public transport in the Netherlands and journey planner visit

Travelling by car

From the A10 motorway, take exit S108, and then turn right onto Amstelveenweg. At Stadionplein, bear right, and turn left at the traffic lights. At the roundabout next to Haarlemmermeerstation, take the second right, into Cornelis Krusemanstraat. Continue down this street, which becomes the Lairessestraat, until you reach Museumplein, where the Van Gogh Museum is located.


You can also plan your trip using

See also for an overview of road works, traffic diversions and car parks in Amsterdam.

More information about Park & Ride locations.

Visit for an overview of major road works in the province of North-Holland.

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