Iconic Dutch gifts 

The Rijksmuseum’s brand new web store is filled with items inspired by the masterpieces in the Rijksmuseum collection. Amongst these specially created items you’re sure to find perfect Christmas gifts for the whole family. Discover luxury jewelry inspired by the Golden Age, or bring a fresh accent to your house with trendy Delftware or Dutch Design. You’ll also find the best books for true art lovers, or the Rijksmuseum Cook Book to spice up your Christmas dinner. Get the best holiday gifts for kids, or make an impression with a pair of cosy Night Watch socks!

Open throughout Christmas

There’s also plenty to do inside the Rijksmuseum during the Christmas holidays. Families can explore the museum with the family guide (available in multiple languages) which will take you on a 45 minute journey of discovery around the museum with fun, interactive tasks. The family guide is for sale in the museum shop and also available online. Or why not download the free Rijksmuseum app, with several tours and a family game? The app is available in Google Play and the App Store.

Exhibitions on display during the holiday season until 8 January 2017 are Hercules Segers, Frans Post. Animals in Brazil and Masters of Photography. Martin Gerlach.

The museum is open daily from 9am to 5pm, including Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day.