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Pokémon at the Van Gogh Museum

September 28, 2023 @ 9:00 am January 7, 2024 @ 6:00 pm

Pokemon Van Gogh Museum Amsterdam
Left: Pikachu inspired by ‘Self-Portrait with Grey Felt Hat’, Naoyo Kimura (1960), The Pokémon Company International, ©2023 Pokémon / Nintendo / Creatures / GAME FREAK. Right: Vincent van Gogh, ‘Self-Portrait with Grey Felt Hat’, 1887, Van Gogh Museum Amsterdam (Vincent van Gogh Foundation).

To mark the 50th anniversary of the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam, there is a unique Pokémon exhibition at the museum in collaboration with The Pokémon Company until 7 January 2024. Pokémon’s Pikachu, Eevee, Snorlax and many others will be on display at the Van Gogh Museum! Join the Pokémon Adventure, view Pokémon paintings inspired by famous Van Gogh masterpieces, or get creative and draw Pikachu. Don’t miss out and book your tickets to the museum now.

Pokemon and Van Gogh in Amsterdam

The unique collaboration between The Pokemon Company and the Van Gogh Museum Amsterdam can be visited at the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam until 7 January 2024. The exhibition was developed in honour of the Van Gogh Museum’s 50th anniversary. The exhibition consists of a number of sections and activities:

Pokémon Paintings

Permanent collection, floor 1

Take a look at Pikachu with a grey felt hat, Snorlax deep asleep, or Sunflora peeking through Sunflowers in Van Gogh-inspired Pokémon paintings.

Pokémon Adventure (6+)

Go on a Pokémon Adventure along Van Gogh’s paintings and discover the stories about the masterpieces. Pick up your copy at the Information Desk in the Atrium. Available in English and Dutch.

Please note: the promotional Pikachu with Grey Felt Hat trading card will no longer be issued by the Van Gogh Museum.

How to Draw Pikachu

Restaurant, floor 0

Head to the museum’s restaurant to watch the video How to Draw Pikachu. Grab a pencil and paper, and draw your version of fan favourite Pokémon Pikachu.

Ticket prices and availability

You do not need a separate ticket for the Pokemon exhibition. However, a Van Gogh Museum for your visit day and specific arrival time are required. Amsterdam’s Van Gogh Museum is a popular attraction in Amsterdam’s city centre. The special Pokemon exhibition makes the museum even more popular and you need to book your tickets well in advance. Below are the prices for a visit to the Van Gogh Museum including the special Pokemon exhibition. In the calendar below you can immediately see if there are still tickets available and book your visit right away.

Pokemon & Van Gogh TicketsPrice
Adult (18+)€ 22.00Book now
Child (0-17)FreeBook now
Adults + Audio Guide (18+)€ 25.50Book now
Child + Audio Guide (0-17)FreeBook now
Semi-Private Guided tour€ 122.00Book now

Opening hours Pokémon & Van Gogh Museum

The Pokemon exhibition can be visited during the Van Gogh Museum’s regular opening hours. Find the opening hours below:

Pokemon & Van Gogh exhibitionOpening hours
Monday9 a.m.-6 p.m.
Tuesday9 a.m.-6 p.m.
Wednesday9 a.m.-6 p.m.
Thursday9 a.m.-6 p.m.
Friday9 a.m.-6 p.m.
Saturday9 a.m.-6 p.m.
Sunday9 a.m.-6 p.m.

Map of the canal district in Amsterdam

You will never be bored in the canal district of Amsterdam. The many shops, restaurants, hotels, attractions and museums ensure that both young and old are entertained. There are also many activities to undertake on or along the canals. Use the map below to explore the canal area. What are you going to do in Amsterdam?

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Amsterdam, 1071DJ Netherlands
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