Committed to preserving and displaying the art and history of the Netherlands, Rijksmuseum holds masterpieces from some of the country's most prominent artists. This museum was founded in 1800 and moved to its current location in 1808. Since this time, it has acquired more than 1 million objects and artifacts, 8,000 of which are currently on display. Take a moment to notice the restored architecture of the museum before entering. Walk through 800 years of Dutch history, including an impressive collection of paintings from the Dutch Golden Age featuring the works of Frans Hals, Johannes Vermeer, and others. Walk down the Hall of Fame to the Night Watch room to view Rembrandt's masterpiece "The Night Watch." Enjoy the Asian collection and Asian Pavilion, built in 2013. To visit Rijksmuseum on your holiday in Amsterdam, and find out what else Amsterdam has to offer, use our Amsterdam.
Tours To Rijksmuseum
Skip-the-line Rijksmuseum Amsterdam Guided Museum Tour - Private Tour BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $116
Duration: 120 to 150 minutes
Dutch Masters & Marvels - Guided Van Gogh & Rijksmuseum Tour incl Cruise & Lunch BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $149
Duration: 8 hours
Skip-the-line Rijksmuseum Amsterdam Guided Museum Tour - Semi-Private 8ppl Max BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $116
Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
Best in its class.. There are few museum like the Rijks in the world.. The only comparisons are.. Le Louvre.. Or L'ermitage.. This is an absolute must see if you have interest in arts!! Incredible... more »
Really interesting museum with astonishing pieces! Our group took a private tour which was definitely worth it! more »
I think this museum is a world leader in user experience not to mention the collection of Dutch master's is and should be proudly displayed. The guided tour app was outstanding and the excursion in English was fun and engaging. The docents clearly are well educated and thoughtful in their delivery. Not to mention, the guided tour was complimentary! At the time I went, the rotating exhibit was a very great comparison between Dutch and Spanish painters around the same time. What a cultural delight! I truly wish every museum curator would look at what this museum is doing.
This is the national pride of the Netherlands. I came here on a Sunday in January, right before they open the gate. Not a lot of people so I was able to have most of the museum to myself. It was an awesome experience to see some of the master pieces from some of the most famous Dutch artists. But my favorite was actually the warship and gun section, where they display ship models and weapons used in maritime. Some of the weapons workmanship was marvelous. I could easily spend a day here. Highly recommend.
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