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Rijksmuseum

Museumstraat 1, 1071 XX Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 20 674 7000
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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 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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Museumstraat 1, 1071 XX Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Museum Quarter (Museumkwartier)
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Reviewed June 27, 2016

There's so much to see here and so many things to take in that you will want to budget a day or at least 5-6 hours to see and take it all in. Tired? Grab a coffee and dessert in the cafe and go back...More

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Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

This over the budget renovation completed years later then projected is well worth the wait. The curators had to choose from million artifacts to display the cultural heritage of this great trading nation. Well worth is the introductory tour highlighting the great Dutch masters.

Thank Pavel K
Reviewed June 27, 2016

I am a history major, minoring in Art History. I practically cried when I entered this museum. There are so many pieces to see on several different levels. I suggest you give yourself at least 3 hours to see it all.

Thank mnicci1
Reviewed June 27, 2016

I have had the opportunity to visit the Rijksmuseum three times. In 2010, it was still under renovation construction, but the famous Vermeers and Rembrandts were on display. When there in 2014, the Allain de Botton Art as Therapy was on display and I got...More

Thank Pamela L
Reviewed June 27, 2016

Looking at Rembrandts paintings will put you in another world. The colors, the techniques, will leave you breathless. There is too much to see in this museum to name all that I saw. Loved every single thing I viewed. Can't wait to go there again.

Thank Ravbell
Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

Van Gogh Museum is better, but this museum has does have Rembrandt's Night Watch, which is incredible. We went when they had a "Japan Modern" exhibit, which was fascinating. Really loved the wood block art work. Gardens surrounding the museum are also excellent (and free).

Thank Derek B
Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

The Museum was huge and it may even take more than a half day to finish. It was beautifully designed. I really loved the library stacked with books from top to bottom. One thing to notice, you have to take a different gate to see...More

Thank Burtay E
Reviewed June 27, 2016

What do I need to elaborate: De Nachtwacht (the Night Watch) by Rembrandt says it all! And of course may other splendid items in a stunning setting.

Thank chavanowF
Reviewed June 27, 2016

A really good art museum with vast atriums, corridors and hallways of amazing Rembrant', Van de Velde, Vermeer, Avercamp to name a few. Massive in size, leave yourself a few hours to explore. Child friendly (lots of school trips when we were there) and disabled...More

Thank sophlar
Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

You will never get tired of visiting this museum. This is my 2nd visit and I'll definitely be back for more. Staff here speaks English fluently so getting around is a breeze. This museum is a must-visit if you are in Amsterdam and youth up...More

Thank Jessieeeeeeee
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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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Disabled visitors: The Rijksmuseum is accessible to visitors with disabilities. It has lifts; all museum galleries are wheelchair accessible. Electronic wheelchairs are permitted. The museum also has a limited number of... More
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You also get a €2.50 discount if you have an iAmsterdam city card, so it is worth remembering if you purchase an iAmsterdam city card on your trip.
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