Rembrandt House Museum, Amsterdam

Celebrate the life and career of famous Dutch artist Rembrandt at Rembrandt House Museum, a home where he spent more than two decades. Rembrandt lived and painted in this house from 1639 to 1658. Today you can visit the museum and home, which was remodeled to reflect how it would have looked when Rembrandt lived there. Walk through a replica of his bedroom, view his collection of artifacts from around the world, and see many of his prominent works on display. You can also take a guided tour, participate in a print-making workshop, or watch an etching and paint-preparation demonstration. Arrange your visit to Rembrandt House Museum and discover more family-friendly attractions in Amsterdam using our Amsterdam trip planning website .
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  • August 17, 2017
    First, the Museum is a reconstruction of the House of Rembrandt (kitchen, living room, workshops...), through his paintings and records related to its debts, then a small exhibition of his etchings. The entry price is €13 (adult), € 10 (student - not very fussy about certificates...), and there is no waiting at the cashier, and this requires therefore no booking in advance. The audioguide in french is included in the rate. He brings some information, but we learn very little about life or the technique of the painter; you stay a little on your end. The visit lasts 1 h 30 - 2 h. Get there before 2:30 because there are small workshops (etching, tap the pigments, and a movie - only in English) that close around 16:45. You will find little paintings of Rembrandt (approx. 10, and no centerpiece - to do this, go to the Rijk), but a lot of engravings, which have greatly contributed to the fame of the artist. People do not properly speak English will be probably frustrated to see many untranslated panels, particularly in the section on the etchings. If you're in a hurry, the last piece is not essential; She is exclusively dedicated to the engravings illustrating the friendship of Rembrandt and Jan Six... Namely: a guided tour is designed for children (educational audioguide).
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  • August 17, 2017
    Excellent museum about the real life and activities of Rembrandt, inside his house...realistic and with a great attention to details! I suggest this amazing experience in Amsterdam, but I advice about...  more »
  • August 17, 2017
    The house has been very well restored and turned into a museum. Rembrandt almost comes alive. Even though I am not a fan of his works, the visit here was very interesting.  more »
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  • June 25, 2017
    This is another must-see in Amsterdam. It is very close to the center and can be done in less than two hours. The art is set in his home so you learn history as well as about his art. Make sure you get the audio tour, which is gratis. It's great! And also stop for the print making demo and learn about pigments in his studio.
  • May 14, 2017
    Lovely museum. You will have to pay a few euros to get in, but it is worth it. The audio guides work nicely: you just point at a tag by the entrance of each room to activate them, no faffing with the buttons. The explanations are thorough but not too lengthy, and they are very interesting. We did the whole thing in about 40 minutes, but you could spend longer buy looking at the galleries for longer.
  • July 4, 2017
    Absolutely favorite museum in Amsterdam. I didn't really know exactly who Rembrandt was before coming, but museum was very organized and flowed well. Demonstrations really sold the place.
  • May 25, 2017
    Home restored and furnished based on historic documents and paintings. Live, highly informative demonstrations. Audio guide included in admission price. Included in museum pass. Highly recommend.
  • June 8, 2017
    We had a great visit exploring the house. Has a contemporary expo on top floor. Nice gift shop. Elevator. Wardrobe, toilets.

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