RIJKSMUSEUM TOURS & TICKETS
What Is The Rijksmuseum Famous For?
The Rijksmuseum holds the world's greatest collection of paintings from the
Dutch Golden Age. The museum features more than 2,000 works from the
likes of Rembrandt, Johannes Vermeer, and Frans Hals. The gem of the
collection is Rembrandt's The Night Watch (1642), the Rijksmuseum's most
With a collection of 1 million objects dedicated to Dutch art and history from
the year 1200 onwards, the Rijksmuseum has grown into the largest
museum in the Netherlands.
Highlights Of The Rijksmuseum Collection
1) The Night Watch, Rembrandt (1642)
2) The Milkmaid, Johannes Vermeer (1654-58)
3) Portrait of a Couple, Franz Hals (c.1622)
4) Self Portrait, Vincent van Gogh (1887)
5) The Threatened Swan, Jan Asselijn (c1650)
6) Woman Reading a Letter, Johannes Vermeer (c. 1663)
7) Girl in a White Kimono, George Hendrik Breitner (1894)
8) Square Man, Karel Appel (1951)
9) The Merry Fiddler, Gerard van Honthorst (1623)
Rijksmuseum Tickets Prices & Tours
Tickets to the Rijksmuseum for anyone under 18 are free!
If you intend to visit only the permanent collection, you do not need to book
a time slot. If you wish to see whatever temporary exhibition is on show, you
must book a time slot. The Rijksmuseum is renowned for its temporary
exhibitions and there is usually no additional charge to see them
● Adults: $ 20.00 (online $ 19,00)
● Holders of EYCA: $ 10,00 (online $ 9,50)
● Children aged 18 and under: free admission
● Friends of the Rijksmuseum: free admission
Adding a guided tour to your visit costs $5,00 and is only available on
Saturday and Sunday.
What Are The Rijksmuseum's Opening Hours?
The Rijksmuseum is open 365 days a year. The museum is open during all
public holidays including Christmas Day and New Year's Day.
Opening hours are 9.00am to 5.00pm every day.
Visitors without a ticket can also visit the Rijksmuseum Gardens, Shop and
Cafe from 9.00am to 6.00pm every day.
How To Get To The Rijksmuseum
Amsterdam runs on rails and most people get around the city using trams.
The Rijksmuseum is accessible from two tram stops, "Rijksmuseum" and
● Take the 288 from Marnixstraat regional bus station
● Or the 397 from Schipol Amsterdam Airport.
if you do drive there are a few parking spaces close to the Rijksmuseum.
There is also a car park beneath Museumplein known as Q-Park.
Getting Around The Rijksmuseum
The Rijksmuseum is made up of two large squares, each with its own atrium.
The two buildings are connected by a central tunnel which is where you will
find the museum entrances, one on the ground floor and one on the first.
The main building was at least partially closed for almost ten years between
1993 and 2013 when it underwent a huge $375 million renovation. As with
any large museum, it's a good idea to download and familiarize yourself with
the Rijksmuseum floor plan before your trip.
The Best Way to Book Your Ticket to the
Always buy your ticket to the Rijksmuseum in advance.
All tickets to temporary exhibitions are timed-entry. Arrive at least fifteen
minutes in advance of your slot to avoid missing it. The Rijksmuseum only
allows a certain number of people into the museum at a time. Even with a
time-slot ticket it is possible you will have to wait for others to leave before
you can enter.
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