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national museum for art and history

The Rijksmuseum is a Dutch national museum dedicated to Dutch art and history from the Middle Ages to the present day. The was designed by Pierre Cuypers and opened in 1885.

The collection contains more than 2,000 paintings from the Dutch Golden Age by notable painters such as Jacob van Ruisdael, Frans Hals, Johannes Vermeer, Jan Steen, Rembrandt, and Rembrandt's pupils... READ MORE

Photo Tour - Historic Buildings

  1. Paleis op de Dam   Royal Palace on the Dam
  2. Olympic Stadium
  3. De Waag
  4. Centraal Station
  5. Rijksmuseum
  6. Main Post Office
  7. Portuguese Synagogue
  8. Rembrandt House
  9. Oude Kerk
  10. Scheepvaartmuseum
  11. Ronde Lutherse Kerk

Exhibitions Agenda

read what's on in the Rijksmuseum

rijksRembrandt's 'Night Watch'

rijksThe Merry Family by Steen

rijksThe Milkmaid by Vermeer

rijksThe Square Man by Appel