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Rijksmuseum
Amsterdam’s Rijksmuseum is the largest and most visited art museum in the Netherlands. Its collection, which ranks among the world’s finest, includes nearly 8,000 pieces spread over 80 galleries. Some of the Rijksmuseum’s most revered works are 15th- to 19th-century paintings by Flemish and Dutch masters, including Rembrandt, Vermeer, and Frans Hals. In addition to the astounding eight centuries of Dutch art and history, the museum has extensive outdoor gardens and a Michelin-starred restaurant.
Address: Museumstraat 1, 1070 DN, Amsterdam, l, Netherlands
Hours: Open daily 9am - 5pm. Open year-round.

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Amsterdam Combo: Rijksmuseum & 1-Hour Canal Cruise

Amsterdam Combo: Rijksmuseum & 1-Hour Canal Cruise

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Avoid waiting in a long line with fast-track access to Amsterdam’s Rijksmuseum, then unwind after a busy day’s sightseeing on a canal cruise. Take advantage of the combined deal to save money and tick off 2 popular city attractions. Learn about Holland’s history and culture as you explore the national museum, and benefit from audio commentary for insight into landmarks as you cruise the iconic canals.
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  • 3 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$37.63
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$37.63
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Skip-the-line Rijksmuseum Amsterdam Guided Museum Tour - Private Tour

Skip-the-line Rijksmuseum Amsterdam Guided Museum Tour - Private Tour

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Get acquainted with the artistic masterworks inside Amsterdam's iconic Rijksmuseum on this guided tour that includes skip-the-line access. Sail past long lines outside of the museum with your priority-access pass and begin discovering the magnificent oeuvres displayed within. Delve into the history of Holland’s artistic heritage with your expert guide and see collections by world-famous painters like Van Gogh, Vermeer, and Rembrandt during your enriching tour.  
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  • 2 hours to 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$121.26
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Private Rijksmuseum Tour: Rembrandt, van Gogh, Vermeer and more!

Private Rijksmuseum Tour: Rembrandt, van Gogh, Vermeer and more!

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Save valuable vacation time with this skip-the-line ticket to the Rijksmuseum and a private tour. Traveling with a dedicated guide means you'll be able to move at your own pace and ask plenty of questions as you admire Dutch masters' best works from medieval times through the Golden Age. Highlights include works from van Gogh, Vermeer, and Rembrandt.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$103.74
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$103.74
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Skip-the-line Rijksmuseum and Van Gogh Museum Semi-Private Guided Tour

Skip-the-line Rijksmuseum and Van Gogh Museum Semi-Private Guided Tour

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Explore two must-visit Amsterdam museums—the Rijksmuseum and Van Gogh Museum—on a half-day, skip-the-line, small-group tour combo. With a guide, bypass the main queues at the Rijksmuseum to see the exhibitions on Dutch art and history from the Middle Ages, including masterpieces such as Rembrandt’s ‘Night Watch’ and others. After time for lunch, skip the line at the Van Gogh Museum. Enjoy a guided tour of the highlights, seeing Van Gogh 'Sunflowers,' and more.
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  • 5 hours to 5 hours 30 minutes
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$215.72
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Amsterdam Canal Cruise in Luxury River Boat - Small Group - from AnneFrank House

Amsterdam Canal Cruise in Luxury River Boat - Small Group - from AnneFrank House

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Glide through Amsterdam's canals in style and comfort aboard a luxury open-air boat with no windows or walls between you and the sights. Settle into comfy cushioned seats, and warm up with provided blankets and a drink from the cash bar if the weather is chilly. The cruise departs multiple times daily from the Anne Frank House, so it's easy to fit into most sightseeing itineraries.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$21.68
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$21.68
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Rijksmuseum Private VIP 2.5-Hour Tour with Art Historian, starting at 9 AM

Rijksmuseum Private VIP 2.5-Hour Tour with Art Historian, starting at 9 AM

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Maximize your time inside the world-famous Rijksmuseum on a private 3-hour tour including early-access entry. With your priority-access pass, you’ll bypass long lines of tourists and explore the museum without the usual crowds. Alongside an art historian guide, you’ll admire masterpieces by the likes of Rembrandt, Vermeer and Hals while learning of the cultural and historical context of each painting. On this private tour, you’ll receive undivided attention from your erudite guide while gaining an alternative perspective of Amsterdam’s Rijksmuseum.Enter with VIP status and enjoy the best paintings and sculpture. After 1.5 hours take a coffee break. Total tour time about 3 hours.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$329.52
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$329.52
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Skip-the-line Rijksmuseum & Van Gogh Museum Guided Combo Tour - Private Tour

Skip-the-line Rijksmuseum & Van Gogh Museum Guided Combo Tour - Private Tour

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Bypass the main entrance lines for privately guided tours at Amsterdam’s top two museums—the Rijksmuseum and Van Gogh Museum—during this half-day excursion. With your own art historian guide, head straight inside the glorious Rijksmuseum. Chart the history of Dutch art as you explore the highlights, and view treasures such as Rembrandt’s ‘Night Watch.’ Following time for lunch, enjoy fast-track admission to the Van Gogh Museum. Follow your guide around the must-see pieces, including ‘Tree Roots and Trunks,’ van Gogh’s last work, and other sublime masterpieces.
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  • 5 hours to 5 hours 30 minutes
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$215.72
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Amsterdam Canal Cruise in Classic River Boat With Drinks & Dutch Cheese

Amsterdam Canal Cruise in Classic River Boat With Drinks & Dutch Cheese

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Cruise down the famous canals of Amsterdam during this 75-minute boat tour. Hop aboard the classic wooden saloon boat and sit back and enjoy the beautiful city pass you by. See landmarks while nibbling on Dutch cheese and having a drink.
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  • 1 hour 15 minutes
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$34.92
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$34.92
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Skip-the-line Rijksmuseum Amsterdam Guided Museum Tour - Semi-Private 8ppl Max

Skip-the-line Rijksmuseum Amsterdam Guided Museum Tour - Semi-Private 8ppl Max

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Get a true insider's look at the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam, one of the greatest art collections on the planet. Let your guide give you an orientation recently renovated museum and then learn about some of the masterpieces in the collection. See and discuss works by Van Gogh, Rembrandt and Vermeer, among many others. Get skip-the-line access while your small group tour ensures plenty of personalized attention from the guide.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
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$121.26
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$121.26
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Private Tour: Amsterdam Rembrandt Art Walking Tour Including Rijksmuseum

Private Tour: Amsterdam Rembrandt Art Walking Tour Including Rijksmuseum

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Relish the rich artistic heritage of Amsterdam on a private walking tour of sites associated with painting pioneer, Rembrandt van Rijn. With your guide, delve into the life and works of the influential artist. Discover the exhibits within the Rembrandt House Museum, the former residence in which many of his masterpieces were painted, and tour the iconic Rijksmuseum to see some of Rembrandt’s most celebrated paintings. Receive the undivided attention of your guide on this private tour, with an itinerary adapted to suit your interests.
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  • 4 hours
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$191.46
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Rijksmuseum Guided Tour Plus Skip-the-line Ticket To The Museum

Rijksmuseum Guided Tour Plus Skip-the-line Ticket To The Museum

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During this 120-minute art tour, through the permanent collection in the Rijksmuseum, you will explore how the artists Vermeer, Rembrandt, and Frans Hals, captured the incredible expansion of the Dutch Golden Age. See the people, the objects, and the paintings that define this unprecedented era of Dutch history, and explore how the art reflects the changing values and beliefs of the republic. We meet at the Cobra Cafe at Museumplein and walk together over to the Rijksmuseum. Your tour guide will have your skip-the-line ticket to the museum ready for you. The tour ends at the Rijksmuseum where you can relax at the cafe or appreciate the work of arts. “ The tour does not go into the Velasquez and Rembrandt exhibition"
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  • 2 hours
  • Taking safety measures
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$58.40
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$58.40
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I amsterdam Card - City Pass for Amsterdam

I amsterdam Card - City Pass for Amsterdam

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Get the most out of your Amsterdam stay — and save money — with the I amsterdam City Card. With this pass, you enjoy unlimited use of public transport, a canal cruise and discounts on attractions and restaurants. Plus, gain entry to 44 museums including the Rijksmuseum, the Rembrandthuis Museum, Van Gogh Museum (with time slot booking option) and Hermitage Amsterdam. Use your pass to discover this marvelous city at your own pace!
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  • 1 to 4 days
  • Free Cancellation
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$78.27
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$78.27

Amsterdam 1-Hour Canal Cruise from Central Station

Amsterdam 1-Hour Canal Cruise from Central Station

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Discover the beautiful city of Amsterdam, known as the ‘Venice of the North,’ from the water on this sightseeing cruise. After reserving your preferred departure time, skip past any lines and set off on the UNESCO-listed waterways aboard a glass-topped canal boat. Glide under pretty bridges, past 17th-century buildings and landmarks like the Anne Frank House, and learn about the city’s history from the audio guide. Upgrade your canal cruise with a 1-Day Amsterdam Public Transport ticket which is valid on trams, buses, ferries, and the metro.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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$15.65
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$15.65
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Private Tour: The Best of Rijksmuseum, Rembrandt and Vermeer

Private Tour: The Best of Rijksmuseum, Rembrandt and Vermeer

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Ticket for the Rijksmuseum is included. After the tour you can take your time and see the rest of the museum.  Discover Rembrandts Nachtwacht With a deep knowledge of the displayed art, the guide explains the stories behind the artists’ and their work in fluent English. And of course, what would a visit to the Rijksmuseum be without getting eye-to-eye with Rembrandt’s masterpiece – De Nachtwacht? Don’t worry, we will teach you how to pronounce it correctly! History of Holland More than just a tour of Dutch masterpieces, in this tour you will learn more about how the art fits into the historical context of the Netherlands. Your guide takes you through the museum to provide the stories behind the paintings that go much deeper than the descriptions on the wall. You’ll hear quirky stories about the artists, fun facts about their work, and how their work contributed to the Dutch cultural heritage. We will see the inside of a typical 17th century house, the beautiful library, famous white and blue pottery pieces, and even what naval battles looked like. The Building of the Rijksmuseum Not only the paintings will be discussed. Also the impressive, newly-renovated building itself gets a mention. After years of renovation, the Rijksmuseum has reopened in 2013 – a work of art in itself. In true Amsterdam style, cyclist can bike underneath the gates at the entrance. If you are lucky, you will also hear a free classical concert as you enter the building.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$83.09
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$83.09
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Skip-the-line Rijksmuseum & Rembrandt House & City Tour - Semi-Private 8ppl Max

Skip-the-line Rijksmuseum & Rembrandt House & City Tour - Semi-Private 8ppl Max

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Immerse yourself in art history on this half-day tour of the city’s Rembrandt-related landmarks. After exploring the Rijksmuseum with your guide, head to Rembrandt Square and the old Jewish quarter. This tour features a visit to Rembrandt’s house that now stands as a museum. All landmarks on the itinerary include skip-the-line admission.
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  • 5 hours to 5 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
  • Taking safety measures
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$215.72
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Skip-the-line Rijksmuseum & Rembrandt House & City Guided Tour - Private Tour

Skip-the-line Rijksmuseum & Rembrandt House & City Guided Tour - Private Tour

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Discover two of Amsterdam's key attractions during this half-day private tour to the Rijksmuseum and the Rembrandt House Museum with skip-the-line entrance tickets. Stroll through the massive art gallery and learn about Dutch culture as you peruse 8,000 pieces. Then head to the neighborhood and home of the famous Dutch artist, Rembrandt, to learn more about his influence on the art world and Dutch culture.
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  • 5 hours to 5 hours 30 minutes
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$215.72
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Private Rijksmuseum & Van Gogh Museum with Skip the Line Ticket

Private Rijksmuseum & Van Gogh Museum with Skip the Line Ticket

Treat yourself to a wonderful day in Amsterdam’s grandest museums, the Rijksmuseum and Van Gogn Museum, located in the heart of the city. Skip the ticket line and indulge in a world of classic art. On this private tour, your guide will help you skip the line and get straight into the Rijksmuseum. As you walk through the rest of the Rijksmuseum, you’ll take in the whole spectrum of Dutch art from the ‘Golden Age’ to the late 19th century. They’ll steer you towards popular highlights such as Rembrandt’s huge painting The Night Watch and also show you less-known gems by Vermeer, Frans Hals, Jan Asselijn, and Jan Steen, among others. You’ll get a glimpse of Vincent Van Gogh’s work at the Rijksmuseum, but a visit to the Van Gogh Museum is a must! As you walk around the museum, your guide will be on hand to point out some of the most interesting paintings, from the early self-portraits through to iconic works such as Sunflowers – truly one of the world’s great artistic masterpieces!
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  • 4 hours 30 minutes
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$120.00
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$120.00
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2-3 hour Rijksmuseum Visit Layover in Amsterdam

2-3 hour Rijksmuseum Visit Layover in Amsterdam

Visit the world famous Rijksmuseum. Our driver will pick you up at the airport and will take you to one of the finest museums in Europe, the famous Rijksmuseum. After your visit he will take make sure to take you back to the airport to be on time for your connecting flight. The Rijksmuseum is a Dutch National Museum founded in 1800 in The Hague. It has been moved to Amsterdam in 1808. The current building that houses the Rijksmuseum dates back to 1885. The museum has on display 8,000 objects of art and history, from their total collection of 1 million objects from the years 1200–2000, among which are masterpieces by Rembrandt, Frans Hals, and Johannes Vermeer. The museum also has a small Asian collection which is on display in the Asian pavilion. We will make sure you will have a memorable experience in the vibrant city of Amsterdam.
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$152.16
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$152.16
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Exclusive Private Tour of the Rijksmuseum including Skip-the-line Entrance

Exclusive Private Tour of the Rijksmuseum including Skip-the-line Entrance

Join this 2-hour private tour and explore the Rijksmuseum in the center of Amsterdam. Get up close to 8,000 objects across 80 galleries while you learn more about about the history of the Dutch art with a professional and certified guide. Explore the beautiful Rijksmuseum with its unique collection of paintings from over the centuries. Learn all about paintingd and artists from the 17th century, also known as the golden age. At the Rijksmuseum you will se some of the world's most important paintings ranging from the 12th to the 20th century. Discover the most famous paintings from the Golden Age, The Night Watch, The Jewish Bride, The Milkmaid, The Love Letter and The Windmill at Wijk bij Duurstede. See history with your own eyes when you look at paintings by Rembrandt, Frans Hals, Vermeer and more. Admire these masterpieces and get a better understanding of the artists that made them and their works. Your experience includes a skip-the-line ticket.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$234.81
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Skip-the-line Rijksmuseum & Amsterdam City Center Tour - Semi-Private 8ppl Max

Skip-the-line Rijksmuseum & Amsterdam City Center Tour - Semi-Private 8ppl Max

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Skip the line at the popular Rijksmuseum, as well as get a comprehensive walking tour of Amsterdam's historic center during this half-day tour. Travel with a small group, which ensures personalized attention and the chance to ask questions. Your ticket to the Rijksmuseum is valid all day long, so you can explore at your leisure after the conclusion of your tour.
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  • 5 hours to 5 hours 30 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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$215.72
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Skip-the-line | Private Rijksmuseum tour Amsterdam

Skip-the-line | Private Rijksmuseum tour Amsterdam

Join your very own personal, professional art historian as they take you around the Rijksmuseum for an in-depth look at its incredible collection. Your exclusive tour will focus on the collection from the 17th century - the Golden Age of Amsterdam. This particular period saw the development of a visionary art market the likes of which had never seen before anywhere in Europe. Experience the incredible illusionism of Rembrandt’s portraits, the serenity of Vermeer’s interiors, and the beauty and timelessness of Dutch floral still life. All these works reveal the political, religious, and social ideals that helped create our modern ideas of tolerance and liberalism. |Come witness up close the doll’s houses that would be the envy of any child, but which were strictly for upper-class women. Prepare to be awestruck by the bespoke library, with the largest collection of books dedicated to art history anywhere in the Netherlands.
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  • 2 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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$188.77
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Private Tour, Skip-the-line Rijksmuseum & Van Gogh Museum Guided Combo Tour -

Private Tour, Skip-the-line Rijksmuseum & Van Gogh Museum Guided Combo Tour -

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In one day, see both of the world-class museums with a professional local guide. You can choose your start time, just email us after the booking is confirmed which time is best for you! Join your guide, an art historian, and firstly explore the for an in-depth look at the incredible collection of the Rijksmuseum. Your tour will focus on the collection from the 17th century, the Golden Age of Amsterdam. See Rembrandt, Frans Halls, 17th Century dolls-houses, ship models, and more. You will then enjoy a lunch (own expense) to get some energy for round two. After lunch, your guide will take you to The Van Gogh museum. Van Gogh is one of the most recognisable artists from the 20th Century, and his stunning works, full of colour and texture, changed the course of the visual arts forever. Learn about his life, his work, and the creative influences he drew from, such as the Impressionists, Pointillists, and Japanese Prints.
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  • 4 hours 30 minutes
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$337.17
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$337.17
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Private Skip the Line Rijksmuseum: Dutch Masterpieces Tour

Private Skip the Line Rijksmuseum: Dutch Masterpieces Tour

Treat yourself to a wonderful day in one of Amsterdam’s grandest museums, the Rijksmuseum, located in the heart of the city. Skip the ticket line and indulge in a world of classic art. - Explore the medieval times and their religious influence. - Meet Dutch Master Geerten tot St. Jans and his wonderful ‘Tree of Jesse.’ - See the beauty of the Renaissance era. Time for the Golden Age! Explore the big three masters of this enlighting era: Hals, Vermeer, and Rembrandt. Admire the best works of the Rijksmuseum like ‘The Milkmaid, 'The Jewish Bride' and the 'Nightwatch’ in one gallery! Step into the 18th & 19th century and see the artful transition from one century to another. While the 18th century focused more on the interior of the canal houses and Dutch lifestyle, the 19th century brought us Dutch Master Vincent van Gogh.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
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$72.00
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$72.00
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Kid-Friendly Rijksmuseum Private Tour incl. Van Gogh, Rembrandt and more!

Kid-Friendly Rijksmuseum Private Tour incl. Van Gogh, Rembrandt and more!

For art & history lovers, don't miss the opportunity to explore Rijksmuseum, the Dutch National Museum with your private guide on this 2.5-hour kids & families tour. Discover more than 8,000 masterpieces including works by Van Gogh & Rembrandt! Meet your guide at the entrance and learn about the museum's interesting history from the Middle Ages to the present. Marvel at the treasures that represent Dutch art and understand why it is one of the world’s greatest. Here you can see works by the Masters, including Rembrandt's famous 'Night Watch', Vermeer's 'Milkmaid', Van Gogh's self-portrait and equally magnificent pieces by lesser-known artists. See the gorgeous Delft Blue pottery collection and visit the largest and oldest art library in the country, Cuypers Library. 
 Kids will enjoy learning about local art with games & activities provided by your kid-friendly guide so they can get an overview of Dutch life through the great artistic talents and gain insight into the local culture.
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  • 2 hours 30 minutes
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$239.63
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Skip-the-line Rijksmuseum & Amsterdam City Center Guided Tour - Private Tour

Skip-the-line Rijksmuseum & Amsterdam City Center Guided Tour - Private Tour

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Combine a private walking tour of Amsterdam with skip-the-line access to the popular Rijksmuseum on this half-day tour. Breeze past the crowds at the often crowded Rijksmuseum for a guided tour with your dedicated guide, then stroll through the city to learn about what it was like during the 18th and 19th centuries. This private tour ensures personalized attention for you and your party.
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  • 5 hours to 5 hours 30 minutes
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$215.72
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Frequently Asked Questions

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What are Rijksmuseum hours of operation?
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Rijksmuseum hours of operation: Open daily 9am - 5pm. Open year-round.. Buy tickets in advance on Viator. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.
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Should I book Rijksmuseum tickets in advance?
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We recommend booking e-tickets ahead of time to secure your spot since Rijksmuseum can get crowded. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund. See all 99 Rijksmuseum tickets and tours on Viator.
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How much does it cost to visit Rijksmuseum 2020?
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Currently, an entrance ticket to Rijksmuseum costs USD 37.63. Guided Rijksmuseum tours start around USD 37.63 per person. See all 99 Rijksmuseum tickets and tours on Viator.
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