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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  • In 2019 and early 2020, the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam have a special exhibition on Rembrandt’s Night Watch - how this masterpiece has survived the decades and how the museum actively works to...  more »
  • This museum is huge. It has all kinds of displays, not just paintings. I got to see them restoring The Night Watch. It is so big that I was unsure if I missed anything. I loved walking through the...  more »
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