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Located in the heart of Amsterdam, on the stunning Museumplein, stands the Rijksmuseum, one of the most renowned and imposing museums in the world. With a staggering collection of over a million artworks, the Rijksmuseum narrates the tale of 800 years of Dutch history, from the Middle Ages to the present day.

Collection Highlights

The Rijksmuseum houses an unparalleled assortment of artworks, including masterpieces by grandmasters like Rembrandt, Vermeer, and Van Gogh. Some must-see highlights include:

More than just Paintings

Besides the magnificent painting collection, the museum also houses intriguing collections of sculptures, decorative arts, Asian art, and artefacts that shed light on the rich maritime tradition and the Golden Age of the Netherlands. Some noteworthy highlights include:

An Architectural Masterpiece

The building of the Rijksmuseum itself is a work of art. Designed by the renowned architect Pierre Cuypers and opened in 1885, it combines both Gothic and Renaissance styles. The recent renovation has made the building shine even brighter, boasting modern facilities and beautifully restored halls and galleries.

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Visitor Tips

A visit to the Rijksmuseum is a journey through time, where art, history, and culture converge. Whether you're an art enthusiast or simply curious about Dutch history, the Rijksmuseum offers an unforgettable experience for visitors of all ages. Plan your visit and delve deep into the rich tapestry of Dutch masterpieces.

Furthermore Rijksmuseum is near the following sights: Rijksmuseum Gardens (±100 m), Diamond Museum (±225 m), Moco Museum (±250 m), Rembrandts Amsterdam Experience (±250 m) & House of Bols: Cocktail & Genever Experience (±300 m).

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Stadhouderskade 42, Amsterdam
tel. +31 206 747 000 
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