Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam
For museum lovers and art lovers looking for things to do in Holland, Rijksmuseum is the can't-miss tourist attraction That locals love too! Located in the heart of the vibrant city of Amsterdam, the Rijksmuseum opened its doors in 1800 and was originally called the National Kunstgalerji and was located in Huis ten Bosch in The Hague. It mostly contained historical objects and paintings and moved to Amsterdam in 1808 at the Royal Palace on Dam Square. Its current location Became home to the museum in 1885 and incorporated the Netherlands Museum for History and Art in The Hague, How many followers would later Become the departments of Dutch history and Sculpture and Applied Art.
The museum has recently undergone renovations to meet the demands of the nearly one-and-a-half-million visitors That Began to visit the National Museum in the 1970s. Now meeting modern requirements, the museum has Become One of the ultimate things to do in Holland. The painting, applied art and historical elements are displayed in chronological order in the museum, forming to tell the story of Dutch art and history.
Visitors to the Rijksmuseum will see the works of celebrated Dutch artists, zoals Vincent van Gogh, Hendrik Voogd, Johannes Vermeer and Rembrandt Harmensz van Rijn. Art lovers and history buffs will love to see the Dutch masterpieces That are recognized across the world for Their beauty and unique history.
While you are visiting the Rijksmuseum, you have the ability to join one of three exciting guided tours, zoals famous and infamous people from the 17th century, a history on the National Museum building and a surprise That tour shows visitors the highlights of the museum. This art museum has many special exhibitions on and is always adding new ones to Their list so be sure to check online to see any special exhibitions That might be showing When you visit.
* Open 9am to 5pm every day of the year
* Christmas, Boxing Day and New Year's Day open 9am to 4:30 pm
* Also available online (lets you skip the line!)
* Adults: € 17.50 Youth aged 18 and under, Museum Card holders, members of ICOM, ICOMOS, UNESCO, the Rembrandt Association (Vereniging Rembrandt), KOG, Friends of Asian Art and Friends of the National Museum: free admission
* Holders of CJP, Stadspas or EYCA: 50% reduction on regular ticket price
* Holders or ING card: € 5 reduction on regular ticket price in the month June 2015 (only at the ticket desk and only available from 1-30 June 2015
Location: Museum Street 1 Amsterdam