The Rijksmuseum is one of Amsterdam’s grandest and most popular museums. Its vast collection showcases iconic art and a wide variety of artefacts that reflect more than 800 years of Dutch and global history, including jaw-dropping paintings by the likes of Rembrandt, Van Gogh and countless more Dutch greats.
How to visit the Rijksmuseum with your City Card
To visit this location with your City Card, you must book a time slot in advance. Book a time slot via this link, select your time slot and choose the 'other valid admission ticket' ticket during checkout.
Please note, that the Rijksmuseum is a popular location and may have reduced or no timeslot availability for nearby dates. We recommend planning your visit in advance. View other City Card locations here.
Several times a year, there are temporary exhibitions. A separate (free) start time is required for certain exhibitions. View the current temporary exhibitions on the Rijksmuseum website.
The collection includes world-renowned works such as Rembrandt's 'The Night Watch ' (now visible in a beautifully lit hall where visitors can see every little detail) and paintings by Johannes Vermeer and Frans Hals. In addition, the museum manages a collection of Delftware, sculptures, Asian art, prints and other important art objects.
The Rijksmuseum's collection goes further than the Dutch masters. The rich cultural history of the Netherlands comes to life with objects such as ship models, sculptures, archaeological finds, clothing, weapons, prints, photos and more. In addition, thousands of historical objects portray the history of our country in a worldwide context and tell the story of 800 years of Amsterdam, from the Middle Ages to the present day.
In addition to masterpieces from the Golden Age, there are, for example, Delft blue dishes, sculptures, Asian art, etchings and objects related to Dutch maritime history. There are also modern additions, such as a Mondrian-inspired dress from 1965 designed by Yves Saint Laurent.
In addition to the paintings, art and the building, the museum also has a newly designed garden since 2013: the ideal place to relax amidst the beautiful surroundings. The museum also regularly organizes guided tours, lectures and other events - check out the Rijksmuseum website for more information.
See how The Rijksmuseum makes visits accessible for people with disabilities.More information
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