Van Gogh museum reopens after seven-month revamp

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Amsterdam's Van Gogh museum reopened on Wednesday after a seven-month closure for repairs and maintenance.

The museum has been given a new floors, the walls have been painted and a new climatisation system has been installed. Work will continue to moving the entrance to the Museumplein itself over the next 18 months.

The reopening of the Van Gogh means the big three museums are all once again open to the public.

The Rijksmuseum opened last month after being closed for 10 years for a major revamp. The Stedelijk modern art museum reopened at the end of last year with a major new extension.


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  • carrico posted:

    on 1st May 2013, 15:45:31 - Reply

    Yes, but did the Stedelijk really reopen? The van Gogh and Rejiks never really closed. I also have concerns about moving the v.G. entrance. Will this screw up the Plein? i would be most upset if that W.W.II sculpture were moved.