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“A must visit for art lovers”
Review of Rijksmuseum

Rijksmuseum
Ranked #1 of 599 things to do in Amsterdam
Certificate of Excellence
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Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 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.
Reviewed July 23, 2013

For me, it was a bit like a small Louvre, many masterpieces of Flamand painters, Rembrandt in primis. Night Watch is incredible, but also Vermeer's Milkmaid or huge gun collection on the base floor are impressive as well. I strongly recommend it!

Thank MaRazvan
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Reviewed July 23, 2013

Wow, the newly reopened Rijksmuseum is fabulous! I really appreciated the iPod multi-media tour headsets. The building is beautiful and the paintings are amazing. The library and doll houses are so cool! Get your tickets on-line, but be aware that you still have to wait in a line. Go early if you can. We spent about 3 hours here and it was well worth it!

Thank BonBonCupertino_CA
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Reviewed July 23, 2013

Since I am no art expert, I loved that one can view the "Masters" without having to go to extraordinary lengths to see them. Audio not worth the $ though.

Thank mtknash
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Reviewed July 23, 2013

From the outside and in the Atrium entrance, the building looks huge and overwhelming, but most of the rooms of the collection are relatively small and welcoming. The rigorous chronological layout seems restrictive at first, but actually allows a fun crash course on medieval, renaissance golden age and some modern art. Fine for those whose museum mood expires in 2 hours.This summer, the Henry Moore sculptures in the garden must not be skipped.

Thank שמואל כ
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Reviewed July 22, 2013

A huge museum with a bunch of different things. It does not really have anything to do with Amsterdam or Holland. There was for examples displayed a huge gun and sword collection, old fashion dresses and asian vases. So unless you are really interested in any of those things, I don't recommend going there.

Thank HannaNorway
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