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Review of The Rijksmuseum (National Museum)

The Rijksmuseum (National Museum)
Museumstraat 1, 1071 XX Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 674 7000
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Ranked #3 of 246 Attractions in Amsterdam
Type: Art Museums, Museums
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Owner description: The Rijksmuseum is the museum of the Netherlands. The completely renovated Rijksmuseum tells the story of the Netherlands from the Middle Ages to the 20th century. Including works by Rembrandt, Vermeer, Frans Hals, and more! Most famous is Rembrandt's masterpiece the Night Watch. A new display of the collection, a renewed building, new public facilities, a revamped garden and a new Asian Pavilion. Open daily from 9 am to 5 pm.
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“Great”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2013

I never saw the Rijks before its extensive renovation, but it is just beautifully done in keeping with its original style and "flavor". The main hall that contains "The Nightwatch" is so well done with a nice selection of Dutch Old Masters. It gives you a good overview of some of the top artists, without being so overwhelming like many art museums. After visiting this main gallery, you can visit other selected areas, as your tastes and energy dictate.

Visited September 2013
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“Best museum in Amsterdam”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2013

Just the best museum in Amsterdam, no further comments necessary. Exhibition and Architecture treasures.

Visited September 2013
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“OK”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2013

Sorry this wasn't my cup of tea. It was a pleasant morning walking around it but have no desire to return. I enjoyed the outside displays, the fountains were great and very refreshing to stand inside them because it was a lovely day.
It wasn't a bad price at E15 each and it was full of magnificent paintings.

Visited September 2013
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“Well set out as long as you have a map”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2013

Great museum and well worth the long queue, which moved quite fast. We didn't look at everything but saw all that we wanted to see. Hard to navigate through the building - make sure you have the floor plan.

Visited August 2013
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“A must see”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2013 via mobile

We spent 6 hours here and had to scoot through some rooms to save time! Well worth the admission fee of ?15 (we bought our tickets in combination with another attraction at Tickets&Tours for a discount). However there wasn't the queuing we had been warned about had we not pre booked. It was August bank holiday too so not sure what was wrong?? Would definitely recommend though.

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