Guided tour

Amsterdam: Rijksmuseum Guided Tour and Ticket

4.7 / 5

12 reviews

Amsterdam: Rijksmuseum Guided Tour and Ticket

Activity provider: 360 Amsterdam
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From US$ 51.24 per person

During a 2-hour guided art tour through the permanent collection in the Rijksmuseum, discover how the artists Vermeer, Rembrandt, and Frans Hals captured the incredible expansion of the Dutch Golden Age.

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Duration 2 hours
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Live tour guide
German, Italian, French, Spanish, English, Dutch
Private or small groups available

Experience

Highlights
  • Enjoy a guided tour through the Rijksmuseum
  • See "The Nightwatch", Rembrandt's masterpiece
  • Discover the iconic "The Milkmaid" by Vermeer
  • Discover Rembrandt’s portraits
  • See Ferdinand Bol’s self-portrait
Full description
Once inside the museum, meet your guide and begin to explore the highlights of the Dutch Golden Age. The entrance ticket into the Rijksmuseum is included in your tour, and the guide will have your tickets ready for you. Discover the art and objects that defined the new Dutch Republic. Be amazed by the illusionism of the still-life paintings and be inspired by the scale of Rembrandt’s "The Nightwatch." Learn about some of the most famous features and works in the Museum including Rembrandt’s Portraits, Ferdinand Bol’s self-portrait, Jan Steen’s family interiors, Vermeer’s "The Milkmaid", 7th Century Delftware, 17th Century Dolls Houses, and The Pierre Cuypers Library. Along the way, your professional guide will explain the social and historical context that gave rise to one of the biggest middle-class art markets the world had ever seen. After the tour, you are welcome to continue to explore the rest of some of the 8,000 works on display or relax in the cafe or museum shop. Your ticket is valid all day.
Includes
  • Rijksmuseum entrance ticket
  • Guide
  • 2-hour tour
  • Food and Beverage
  • Gratuities

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Important information

What to bring

  • Passport or ID card

Not allowed

  • Oversize luggage
  • Luggage or large bags
  • Umbrellas

Know before you go

  • No large bags, suitcases, or umbrellas are allowed inside the museum, only handbags or small thin backpacks are allowed inside
  • For the enjoyment of all the visitors some, specific rooms inside the museum are subjected to a restricted right to speak inside. Your guide will provide notice of this before entering the rooms where this rule applies
  • Artworks may not be on display if they are on loan, or under conservation
Customer reviews

Overall rating

4.7 /5

based on 12 reviews

Review summary

  • Guide
    3.3/5
  • Value for money
    3/5

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Unmissable museum if only for "The night watch" We had the chance to make this visit with a particularly competent and benevolent passionate guide. Unforgettable rare visit, thank you

May 14, 2022

Very friendly and willing guide...we enjoyed every minute of it

April 26, 2022

Very good experience. Gauthier enabled us to discover the treasures of the Rijksmuseum and to better understand their environment and their era. He knows how to share his passion for art with explanations within our reach and he is very attentive to the interests of the group.

April 17, 2022

Product ID: 298415