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Skip-the-Line Rijksmuseum Amsterdam Admission
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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...more
Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Museumstraat 1, 1071 XX Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Museum Quarter (Museumkwartier)
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+31 20 674 7000
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Reviewed 3 days ago

It’s a must visit museum if only to see the major pieces. An extraordinary building, though the scale is a little overwhelming, particularly given the lack of signage which can be disorienting. We found the paper map difficult to navigate but the app was helpful...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Janice M
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

It has been over 20 years since our last visit and since then the Museum has had a major refit. The layout has been improved and the bookshop and catering facilities es are much improved. We visited the Rembrandt floor and enjoyed old favourites including...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Lovely cake and a cuppa, mint tea for the Old Man Served by charming Aicha - totally excellent just what’s needed after gazing at all the wonderful things in the museum 👍

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank grace f
Reviewed 4 days ago

Very nice museum, with wonderful paintings. You don't have to miss Rembrandt's "Night Watch" and "Skaters in a winter landscape"; they are fantastic. There are not only paintings, but also decorative arts. If you want to see more or less everything, consider that you should...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Eduardo M
Reviewed 4 days ago

Love the Rijksmuseum and all of the colleactions. Amazing classics from Rembrandt and Vermeer. My favorite is the Chinese collection of artifacts. I could spend the entire day in the museum but take at least 2 hours to really go through

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Julia A
Reviewed 4 days ago

The Rijks is renowned and now I know why. Yes there is the famous Nightwatch and the aura it creates, but Waterloo is absolutely fantastic, what a masterpiece. There is so much to see from grand masters to models of ships (brilliant), to muskets and...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

It's the #1 attraction for a reason. Before you enter, the surrounding area is beautiful. The gardens at the front must be amazing in spring, but are still beautiful in winter. We had a wander around the rear and had something to eat before we...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This was one of my favorite art museums. I've seen soooo many art museums that they all tend to blend together with few that stand out. This was certainly one of the stand-outs. Well laid-out in space and never felt crowded. The only let-down was...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

An impressive building with an impressive collection. Rembrandts ‘Nigh Watch’ is a big attraction and really draws the crowds. The Museum layout allows you to meander from room to room but do use the free guide so as you don’t miss anything. Good facilities, but...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 4 days ago

a big collection of top artists, interesting architecture of the building, nice restaurants for taking a stop in the tour.

Date of experience: December 2018
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Museum Quarter (Museumkwartier)
Top sites to see in this attractive and affluent part
of town include the Rijksmuseum and the Van Gogh
Museum, to name but two of the highly acclaimed
museums of the aptly named Museum Quarter. And if you
need a break from all the fantastic art, there’s the
Neoclassical Concertgebouw music hall and Vondelpark,
the city’s largest park. Shopaholics and luxury brand
connoisseurs will love exploring the high-end shopping
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GClass123
September 23, 2018|
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Response from Bugsy256 | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for late reply. Parking expensive downtown. We took a tram in to the centre.
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ShelbyB_81
August 26, 2018|
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Response from Breda_Travelgirl |
If you are real Escher fan, you might want to consider a trip to Leeuwarden to see the special Escher exhibition in the Fries Museum. Leeuwarden is a 2 hour train trip away from Amsterdam.
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shopper700
August 16, 2018|
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Response from MattBuha | Reviewed this property |
It's open 9am-5pm on Sunday.
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Bowling Green, Kentucky
Valentines in Amsterdam (3 Replies)
My new husband and are are spending 4 days in Amsterdam, including one Sunday. As artist's we know we want to go to Van Gogh Museum and Rijksmuseum. Any recommendations for romantic meals or things to do while we are there? Any other tips for our February visit? Thanks
February 03, 2009|
Response fromsteveftw|
on sundays in nieuwmarkt area there is a flea market..i bought some nice old photos of amsterdam that i now have proudly hanging in my living room..horse-drawn trams!!..lot of artsy-fartsy stuff there..check it out..also, i think its on friday ( if im wrong someone will correct me) there is a flea market on the spui. they sell paintings and stuff..but one thing i do not know..if these flea markets operate in february..can a DE help me out!?
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Question for a 3-3.5 day trip in Amsterdam (13 Replies)
Hi all, I am planning to travel to Benelux area from Apr 23 to May 2nd. (with spouse and a 2yr old). I think I have made up my mind for other cities, but there is too much to do around Amsterdam and I need some help. My Itin looks like this 23 eve - relax from Jet lag. maybe canal cruise/dinner 24 Kuekenhof + Flower parade (ANY suggestions for a good viewing place as the parade goes by?) 25, 26, 27, 28, 29 (Antwerp, Brugges, Brussels, Cologne) Now we are really left with 2 days as we...More
April 06, 2010|
Response fromRonaldoC|
Yes the museums are open on Queens day but there is no public transport within the inner caal belt so you will have to push you little one all over the place in a buggy I guess and that will not be fun as the streets will be very crowded so forget AF huis that day. The VG & Rijksshould be OK but bear in mind that one of the biggest events is on the Museum Plein. Vondel Park is probably a good location for you though. Depend entirely on the weather. Apart from people selling ther tat on...More
Meo V
Los Angeles, California
Itinerary for 3.5 days in Amsterdam, advices please!!! (16 Replies)
We're a fit, culture and nature loving couple in our 30's, not really into the party scene. This is our first time in this fine city. Please look at our itinerary and give us a few advices, thanks! Day 1: arrive to our hotel around Anne Frank house around 1630. Start with a canal boat tour, then dinner. Day 2: Anne Frank house, climb Westerkerk, Jordaan, Lunch, Van Gogh museum, Vondelpark Day 3: Go to Keukenhof for 1/2 day, lunch, walk around Oudezijd, RLD Day 4: 1/2 day trip??...More
February 19, 2014|
Response fromTracieKnits|
I'm interested in the responses you get, as we're traveling to Amesterdam for three nights in March. I wanted to fit Castle Muiderslot into my itinerary, but we don't have enough time. Not sure if you're into medieval castles, but it looks pretty cool. That might be fun on your 4th day.