One of the world's most famous art museums, the Rijksmuseum houses European masterpieces across an impressive five floors.

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What you'll do

Explore the Rijksmuseum with Go City®

  • With us, there are no entry fees on the day – just use your pass to book a spot.
  • Get up close to some of the world's most famous artworks.
  • Marvel at the architecture of this striking 19th-century neo-Renaissance building.
  • Free Rijksmuseum app featuring multimedia tours through the museum.
  • Your pass also includes entry to the Franz Hals exhibition.

The Rijksmuseum is a Dutch national museum dedicated to arts and history in Amsterdam and the collections illustrate the history of Holland from the middle ages to the present day. Travel through time with over 8,000 objects and paintings for you to uncover.

Take a look at this welcome video on the Rijksmuseum website.

Explore Amsterdam's Rijksmuseum

If you're interested in a world filled with history and art, Amsterdam's Rijksmuseum is the place to be. With your ticket in hand, you're one step closer to centuries-old masterpieces and cultural treasures. It's not just a museum, it's a living timeline of creativity and innovation.

Discover famous masterpieces from the Dutch Golden Age, including Frans Hals, Jan Steen plus the world famous crowd pleasers 'Night Watch' by Rembrandt and Johannes Vermeer’s 'The Milkmaid'. Whether you're an avid art enthusiast or simply want to visit Amsterdam's most talked about tourist attraction, it's the perfect day out for the whole family.

If you'd like to find out more information for yourself why not download the free Rijksmuseum app and enjoy a multimedia tour through the museum. You can even create your own route and pick the famous works you want to see the most.

Highlights of Rijksmuseum In Amsterdam

  • Rembrandt's best-known masterpiece the 'Night Watch' and Johannes Vermeer’s 'The Milkmaid'.
  • The Dolls House (including the one that inspired Jessie Burton’s 2014 novel, The Miniaturist).
  • The Passage.
  • The Gardens.
  • Cuypers Library.
  • The Rijksmuseum building itself - it has been built in the then fashionable Dutch neo-Renaissance style, using historical neo-Gothic elements as the embellishments.

Franz Hals exhibition

Born in Antwerp in the late 1500s, Franz Hals went on to become a world-renowned painter. Trained by  Karel van Mander after his family fled Spanish invasion he joined the Haarlem Painter’s Guild and became a celebrated artists, praised, admired and sometimes criticized for his rough and ready style. His distinctive freewheeling painting technique is one of the styles that defined the 17th Century. 

In the exhibition, you’ll watch him grow as an artist with a focus on his lively style, one which earned his reputation as a forerunner of impressionism. With around 50 works, you can see the development of his talent and follow along as he broke convention and gained confidence in his ability, as well as uncovering a wider picture of the norms of society at the time.

View all current exhibitions on the attraction website.

Did you know

  • The Rijksmuseum opened its doors for the first time in 1800, like the National Art Gallery.
  • In English, Rijksmuseum means 'The State Museum'.
  • The Rijksmuseum is the largest museum in the Netherlands.

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This attraction requires advanced booking.

Getting in

Just show your pass and booking confirmation when you arrive.

Please note: entry to the museum is free for those aged 18 and under.

For more information visit the Rijksmuseum website.

Where you'll be

Operating hours

Daily: 9AM - 5PM

Please check the official website for up-to-date opening hours.


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