Museumkwartier (Amsterdam)

Museumkwartier (Amsterdam) (the Museum Quarter) is a neighbourhood of Amsterdam, Netherlands, located in the borough of Amsterdam-Zuid.


Museum Quarter
Neighborhood of Amsterdam
Country Netherlands
ProvinceNorth Holland
Time zoneUTC+1 (CET)

It is bordered by the Stadhouderskade, Vondelpark, Emmastraat, Reinier Vinkeleskade and the Hobbemakade.

The area was developed following the construction of the Rijksmuseum.

The neighbourhood gets its name from the major museums at Museumplein; the Rijksmuseum, the Stedelijk Museum and Van Gogh Museum. Other attractions in the area include the Concertgebouw and the Vondelpark.


The tram lines 2, 3, 5, 12, 16 and 24 pass through the neighbourhood.[1]


  1. Shannon McAllister. "Museum Quarter - Amsterdam Neighborhood Profile". Travel.

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