What did you discover about the museums in Amsterdam that wasn't in the guidebooks?

Greece Stavros, Greece

18 days ago

Best of museums/activities: Van Gogh, Rembrandt, Anna Frank, Rijksmuseum, Maritime museum, Heineken experience, organised tours to Marken, Volendam, windmill village Zaanse Schans, Delft, The Hague, a little train trip to Haarlem. I strongly suggest to buy the 72hr iamsterdam card!
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