Winter art exhibit at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport

Amsterdam’s Schiphol Airport has a lot going for it.

Besides being just 20 minutes from downtown Amsterdam, the airport is just a fun place to hang around.

Amsterdan Schiphol play area for kids

There are really fun play areas for kids, a casino for adults, a short-stay Yotel hotel perfect for napping and refreshing up, lounge chairs, a library and some really great artwork.

The airport is also home to a branch of Amsterdam’s infamous Rijksmuseum.

Loocated on Holland Boulevard, post-security, between Piers E and F, the museum is open every day and there is no admission fee charged.

The museum has a permanent exhibition of ten works by Dutch masters of the Golden Age as well as temporary exhibitions that change several times a year.

The current special exhibition, ‘Dutch Winters,’ will be up through March 2011.

Isaac Israëls, Two Girls in the Snow, ca. 1890-94

 

One thought on “Winter art exhibit at Amsterdam Schiphol Airport

  1. Dick van Tol says:

    I can’t help telling you that the library at Amsterdam Airport Schiphol is chosen to be the “best new airport amenity 2010/2011” in the Travel Top 50 of Monocle magazine (dec/jan-issue).

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