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Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam

The Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam is the foremost art museum in the Netherlands

The Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam is the foremost art museum in the Netherlands. It is the most visited museum in the country, and heads the Top 5 Most Visited Museums in Amsterdam.

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In short:

Rijksmuseum translates to ‘National Museum.’ It carries Dutch art from the years 1200-2000. As such the museum is home to masterpieces from the Dutch Golden Age, by painters like Rembrandt, Frans Hals, and Vermeer.

The collection is displayed in context rather than chronologically.

For instance, a room that displays paintings of sailing vessels at sea may include a model of a ship, as well as objects that would have been carried on board at the time.

The Rijksmuseum includes one of the world’s most famous paintings: The Night Watch, by Rembrandt.

Many tourists visit the museum on more than one occasion. They either to see a part of its collection at a time, or return for the special, temporary exhibitions.

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Rijksmuseum — Not just Rembrandt’s Night Watch

The Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam is the premier art museum in the Netherlands. It is the most visited museum in the country.

The Rijksmuseum is devoted to several national collections — and consists of Dutch art from the earliest moments to the 19th century. One of its most popular paintings is The Night Watch, by Rembrandt.

2024: Frans Hals exhibition: February 16 to June 9, 2024.