Amsterdam Tulip Museum
Learn about the history of the Tulip, Holland's most famous flower from
it's origin in the central Asian highlands to its modern day cultivation
in the fields of Holland.
1015 EA Amsterdam
Open Daily 10 AM to 6 PM.
Telephone +31 (0)20 421 00 95
Fax +31 (0)20 421 34 04
The Museum is located at Prinsengracht 112, a few steps from the Anne
Frank House and the Wester Kerk (Church). We are just south of where the
Prinsengracht meets the Egelantiersgracht.
From Central Station it is an easy 15 minutes walk or take tram 13, 17 or
busses 21, 170, 171, 172 to the Wester Kerk.
The Wester Kerk is an easy landmark to spot because of its tall and
beautiful tower. The nearby Jordaan-district is a romantic place with
quiet little streets, cozy restaurants, cafes, shops and art galleries.
Our museum shop, 'de Bollenmand', stocks bulbs to plant, books to educate,
and craft items to bring the story and beauty of tulips into your daily
Books about the history of the Tulip ,the cultivation and enjoyment of
flowering bulbs are always in stock as well as full-length DVDs of the
History of the Tulip.
A large collection of antique tiles with tulip patterns are on display.
Cards, posters, purses, pillows and other household items with tulip
motifs make a nice gift or souvenir of your visit to Amsterdam.
In season there are always packages of bulbs pre-approved by the USDA for
our American customers to carry home with them.
American customers can place an order at the shop anytime of the year for
delivery in the United States in the Fall.
Bulbs for fall planting arrive in September:
- Scilla and
These bulbs continue to be available through late November and early
In October Amaryllis and Paperwhites for indoor growing and
Christmas gifts are available.
We are bulbs experts. You will always find someone knowledgeable at the
store glad to help with your garden planning and answer any cultivation
questions you may have.
We are dedicated to the enjoyment of top class flowers grown from bulbs
and want to share our knowledge with others.