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.
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  • This is a must visit if you are in Amsterdam! We didn’t book in advance, but came in the early afternoon and just bought tickets at the museum. There wasn’t a queue, so we got in the museum in no...  more »
  • We visited the Rijksmuseum to see a special exhibition Rembrandt Velazquyez: Netherlands and Spanish Masters. It was excellent! This buidling is beautiful and opened in 1885, designed by architect....  more »
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