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Hermitage Amsterdam - Museum

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The Hermitage Amsterdam is the Dutch branch of the world-famous Hermitage in Saint Petersburg, Russia. Located on the banks of the Amstel River, the Hermitage Amsterdam is an exhibition space and cultural education centre with a focus on Russian history and culture.

Collection
Hermitage Amsterdam displays rotating selections of pieces from the Hermitage collection in Russia. These include paintings, graphic works, sculptures, applied art and archaeological discoveries. Hermitage Amsterdam has a special children’s section and regularly holds workshops focused on fun and creativity.

Dutch connection
Tsar Peter had a special relationship with Amsterdam, having lived in the city for several years. He founded the very first public museum in Russia, and some of the exhibits at the original Hermitage were items he acquired in the Netherlands.

Furthermore Hermitage Amsterdam is near the following sights: Xtracold Icebar (±150 metre), Jewish Historical Museum (±175 metre), JHM Children's Museum (±175 metre), Portuguese Synagogue (±225 metre) & Willet-Holthuysen Museum (±250 metre).

For information:
Hermitage in Amsterdam
Nieuwe Herengracht 14, Amsterdam
tel. +31 205 308 755
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