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“World Class Museum” 5 of 5 stars
Review of The Rijksmuseum (National Museum)

The Rijksmuseum (National Museum)
Museumstraat 1, 1071 XX Amsterdam, The Netherlands
31 20 6747000
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Ranked #5 of 303 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 hosts an impressive collection of paintings 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.The museum is being renovated and will reopen completely in April 2013. In the meantime, 400 masterpieces from the 17th century Dutch Golden Age are on show daily from 9 am to 6 pm.
East Rutherford, New Jersey
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“World Class Museum”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2014

Great collection and a nice place for lunch!

You must check your back pack or pocketbook. They are very efficient at doing this.

Visited October 2013
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Yogyakarta, Indonesia
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“Excellent Museum”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2014

I'm very lucky, I can visit this museum after under renovation for years. What I like on this museum is the Rembrants collections especially The Night Watch. Easy to reach and not far from Amsterdam Central. You can take photos inside.

Visited June 2013
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Dallas, Texas
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“A must see”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2014

As with most museums we lost track of time. The sun was up when we went in, but down when we came out. There are some interesting pieces inside. The rooms are time period themes, so if you are short on time, locate the rooms with styles you want to ensure you see first. There is an I Amsterdam sign behind the museum. It's a great place to take pictures.

Visited January 2014
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Singapore, Singapore
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“Lots to See; Not Enough Time”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2014

This museum has a lot to see. Wide variety of artefacts through the ages. It is a lot to take in!

What I liked most were the art pieces. Good selection of art by the Dutch masters.

The cafe was a little disappointing as the food selection is very limited. As one needs a whole day to be able to see everything in the Museum, we would need to eat in the Cafe. Only cold food available and limited variety.

Great gift shop.

Visited January 2014
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Athens, Greece
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“Excellent!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2014

Many things to see, gives you an idea about Dutch history. Be sure to allow at least 3 hours for this visit!

Visited January 2014
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