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If you visit Amsterdam for the first time, the Rijksmuseum Amsterdam or simply Rijksmuseum is a must see! It is the most important museum in the Nethe...

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Dedicated to Dutch art and history, this amazing museum tells the story of 800 years of art in a sequence of 80 galleries.See the work of Ja...

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Have it all on your visit to the fabulous city of Amsterdam with a convenient combination ticket which includes a 1-hour canal cruise along ...

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Discover with just one card all the best of Amsterdam, including the famous Van Gogh Museum, the Rijksmuseum and many other must-sees.The Ci...

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The GVB ticket provides you with unlimited travel throughout Amsterdam, both day and night. Explore the city at your own pace. Use the bus, ...

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There is a new way for independent-minded travelers to discover Amsterdam, its renowned sights and its breathtaking, hidden gems. Enjoy a st...

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Discover Amsterdam on a bike just like a local during this 2-hour private tour. Visit the most famous and most beautiful sights that this cu...

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Holland’s version of the Louvre is essential when visiting Amsterdam, and this small group or privately guided tour of the Rijksmuseum will ...

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2 hours 30 minutes
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Join this 3-hour private bike tour of Amsterdam and explore all the highlights and hidden gems of the city. Enjoy the more personalized expe...

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Learn about the treasured heritage of Amsterdam through a walking tour of the city and a guided visit to the Rijksmuseum!Walk along the famo...

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6 hours
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For those who aren’t familiar with Dutch culture – and who is really? – explore its rich and vibrant past on this popular combo tour. It’s t...

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Visit the Rijksmuseum on a small-group guided tour with entrance tickets included! Inside the museum you will see the highlights of the Dutc...

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Get to know and enjoy Rembrandt van Rijn, Frans Hals and all other Dutch masters of the Golden Century on a 2-hour guided tour.Holland was b...

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The inside story

If you visit Amsterdam for the first time, the Rijksmuseum Amsterdam or simply Rijksmuseum is a must see! It is the most important museum in the Netherlands, as well as the maximum emblem of Dutch identity. As a perfect abstract of art and history of the region, this national museum includes 80 galleries that house 8,000 art objects which tell a story from the distant 1200 until the 2000s. It's no wonder, the Rijksmuseum is among Amsterdam's top tourist destinations, so if you are going to visit it on your own or take a guided tour, you better take care of the tickets in advance.

The Rijksmuseum houses the largest collection of works from the golden age of Flemish art (from 1584 to 1702), as well as a collection of Asian art. Without a doubt, this is a fascinating story, which will leave art enthusiasts breathless. The museum was founded in The Hague in 1800 and eight years later it was moved to Amsterdam at the behest of Louis Napoleon, nephew of Napoleon Bonaparte.

The current building that houses the vast collection was designed by Pierre Cuypers in Gothic and Renaissance style and was inaugurated in 1885. The museum has been renovated for 10 years and reopened in 2013, distinguishing as the most visited museum in the Netherlands.

Conveniently located in Museum Square, close to Van Gogh Museum, Stedelijk and Concertgebouw, the Rijksmuseum will enchant you with its masterpieces that are crowned by the famous painting "The Night Watch" by Rembrandt. Do not miss also the paintings by Johannes Vermeer, Frans Hals and Jan Asselijn.

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Rijksmuseum Museumstraat 1 Amsterdam
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