The Van Gogh Museum will not restock that Pokémon card amid safety concerns

The Van Gogh Museum will not restock that Pokémon card amid safety concerns

The Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam has confirmed that it will not be restocking its promotional Pokémon card following “safety and security concerns” for its staff and customers.

The card was initially a free add-on for Pokémon Center customers, given out at a rate of one card for each item in the Van Gogh collection bought, but scalpers descended onto the store in droves, wiped out the supply, and then immediately put their wares on internet auction sites at grossly inflated prices.

“The Van Gogh Museum and The Pokémon Company International take the safety and security of visitors and staff very seriously,” the museum said in a statement, as spotted by our pals at VGC.

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