Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam

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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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  • A huge building of the Museum invites you to explore. There you can spend two days. The most interesting of course painting by Rembrandt, Van Gogh, rococo and Waterloo.
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  • This is only a art museum not a. Normal museum like I thought. Only go if you’re into old art of people that can’t draw or paint properly. The whole place is over hyped and boring. Only interesting ex...  more »
  • Reichs Museum is located in the Museum District, just near the Van Gogh Museum and the Museum of diamonds. The Museum is huge, so if you do not plan to take an audio guide be prepared that you will spend in it two-and-a-half to three hours. On the ground floor there is an exhibition dedicated to maritime conquests and the time when they were a great power. Beginning with the model ships, weapons collection, through glass, porcelain and other artistic values that brought home from distant lands. On the first floor is dominated by the Van Gogh self-portrait, while the other is reserved for suggests Rembrandt's own night watch. In the Museum you will see only part of the most famous Dutch painters, here you can see works of other artists such as eg. Toulouse Lautrec. Your movement through the Museum must be carefully, you would've happened to accidentally pripustite a part of it. The whole Museum is covered with excellent wi-fi.
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  • Everything about Amsterdam is extraordinary. Probably the friendliest people on the planet. There are a lot of museums to see so get your tickets in advance & plan your time well. I walked everywhere but you can rent bicycles. Also, you can lodge in the riverboats which I plan to do my next visit. Seek the vintage stores in the area to shop at bargain prices and take a piece of wearable memory with you. Out of my Europe tour, Amsterdam and Prague are my two most favorite places.
  • A superb museum that is just beautiful on the outside as well as on the inside. Great exhibits with a rich Dutch history. There was a lot of things to see and it wasn't too big that you would feel completely cultured out! The cafe area is also really nice but it's fairly crowded. Don't forget to head out into the gardens as well for many photo opportunities.
  • An amazing building, recently refurbished after a 2 year closure with marvelous ceilings and stained glass windows..exquisite dutch paintings including the 'Night Watch' and beautiful cabinet furniture too plus a great collection of ceramics, including Delft blue. They have an application that you can use to the the museum with and it is very good. Just a fantastic place to visit, easily reached by tram or train and tram. Then tram stops outside the museum. I recommend not missing this gem.
  • A huge museum, well-organized by time period. I only had a couple hours but could have easily spent half a day or more. Even the building itself is amazing to see. An excellent overview of Dutch history and culture. Friendly staff and all text is in both Dutch and English.
  • Amazing museum! Just make sure not to lose track of the time as museum closes early at 5pm. Since the building is huge with so many exhibits, it’s super easy to miss something if you enter afternoon. Better come early to see everything. You don’t want to miss something like The Night Watch.
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