Committed to preserving and displaying the art and history of the Netherlands, Rijksmuseum holds masterpieces from some of the country's most prominent artists. This museum was founded in 1800 and moved to its current location in 1808. Since this time, it has acquired more than 1 million objects and artifacts, 8,000 of which are currently on display. Take a moment to notice the restored architecture of the museum before entering. Walk through 800 years of Dutch history, including an impressive collection of paintings from the Dutch Golden Age featuring the works of Frans Hals, Johannes Vermeer, and others. Walk down the Hall of Fame to the Night Watch room to view Rembrandt's masterpiece "The Night Watch." Enjoy the Asian collection and Asian Pavilion, built in 2013. To visit Rijksmuseum on your holiday in Amsterdam, and find out what else Amsterdam has to offer, use our Amsterdam trip app .
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We enjoyed our visit to this museum. We started with lunch in the cafe. It was quite delicious! We used the free app to get more information on exhibits with a number on them. It was a nice addition t... more »
Absolutely loved this museum, the collections are amazing. If you love Dutch painters and art, you will love this museum too :)) more »
If you admirer of art then this one is a good option to visit. You can start with the top floor. Place is provided to keep your belongings. For better understanding, you may take audio guide. This place is near to Heineken Experience Center so you can club it. Minimum 2 hours to entire day require based on your interest to see the museum.
I wish I had more time to explore but was not disappointed. Seeing Rembrandt's masterwork was simply awe inspiring. The museum is well laid out, and frankly, massive. Be sure you have a few hours to dedicate to your visit, you don't want to miss anything.
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