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Small Group Rijksmuseum Guided Tour

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Travel back in time to The Netherlands of the 17th century as you wander through the beautiful Rijksmuseum and discover some of the most famous works of art of all time!

Highlights

  • Don't miss the chance to discover Amsterdam's prestigious Rijksmuseum in all its glory

  • Enjoy skip-the-line access to the museum, so you can get past the ticket queues and straight into the museum

  • Admire the many works of art on display here that take you back to the Dutch Golden Age

  • Take a journey through history as you move from one room to another and enjoy the culture of the Netherlands of the 17th-century

  • Admire cherished works of art such as Vermeer's The Milkmaid, Van Gogh's Self Portrait and Rembrandt's The Night Watch.

  • Your expert guide will give you insight into the museum's most prized works of art

  • A small group tour guarantees an intimate experience

  • You can choose from tours in English, German, Italian, French and Spanish

Inclusions

  • Skip-the-line admission to the Rijksmuseum

  • Expert guide

  • 2-hour guided tour of the museum

  • Local taxes

Exclusions

  • Entry to Vermeer Exhibition

  • Special exhibitions, including "All the Rembrandts"

  • Gratuities

Cancellation policy

You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.

Ratings & Reviews

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Alejandro Muguerza L

Alejandro

4/5

Oct, 2023

Everything visited and the guide was very good. The Rembrand rooms were the best but the whole museum is worth to come back next time I visit Amsterdam.
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Josephine Bowen LaRose

Josephine

5/5

May, 2023

Very clear instructions on where and when to meet!! Our guide was great, really relayed a lot of information in a short visit.
Pam Knight

Pam

5/5

Apr, 2024

Ronald was an excellent guide. Very patient and knowledgeable.
Fernando Laredo Sanchez

Fernando

5/5

Apr, 2024

We were a small Group with an amazing and amusing and savvy guide. Thanks for a great tour
Christiane Trela

Christiane

5/5

Oct, 2023

Eine perfekte, informative und interessante Führung zugleich. Haben es sehr genossen.

The Rijkmuseum is one of the largest and most famous museums in the world. It houses a number of highly influential works of art from the Dutch Golden Age, including Rembrandt's The Night Watch and Vermeer's The Milkmaid. During this two-hour tour with a professional guide, you will have the opportunity to explore the cultural significance of these masterpieces in the 17th century.

The museum takes its visitors back in time to rediscover the history of the Netherlands. The 8.000 works of art, spread across 80 different rooms, paint a picture of about 800 years of Dutch history. Don't forget to check out the museum's Gallery of Honor, the room with paintings by great artists like Frans Hals, Jan Steen, Vermeer and Rembrandt or the centuries-old dollhouses.

Ticket Information

This ticket has the following variations to choose from:

  • English guided tour

  • Spanish guided tour

  • Italian guided tour

  • German guided tour

  • French guided tour

Important Information

  • The museum prohibits the admission of large bags, suitcases and umbrellas. Visitors may only bring a handbag or small, thin backpacks.

  • In some rooms in the museum it is strictly forbidden to speak. Your guide will inform you about this in advance

  • It is recommended that you wear comfortable clothing and shoes as there is a lot of walking during this tour.

Important Note

The following works of art may or may not be on view if they are on loan or under conservation:

  • Architecture of the Rijksmuseum

  • Learn all about the masterpieces below in the language of your choice

  • The Golden Age of Dutch Art

  • 'The Night Watch'

  • Rembrandt's Portraits

  • Ferdinand Bols Self-portrait

  • Jan Steen's Family Interiors

  • Vermeer's 'The Milkmaid'

  • 17th-Century Delft Blue

  • 17th-century Doll's House

  • The Pierre Cuypers Library

  • Your voucher will be emailed to you shortly.

  • Present the voucher on your cell phone with a valid photo ID at the ticket counter.

  • If you have purchased discounted tickets, please bring a valid photo ID for verification.

  • Please arrive 10-15 minutes before the start time of your tour to avoid delays

Meeting Point

  • Your tour starts at the Cobra Cafe at Museumplein (Hobbemastraat 18, 1071 ZB, Amsterdam).

  • It is right next to the parking lot/toilet entrance of the café.

  • Your guide will be holding an orange umbrella with the words "360 Amsterdam Tours" on it.

  • Please reach the meeting point 15 minutes before the scheduled tour time.

Get Directions to the Meeting Point

Getting There

The nearest bus and tram stop is 'Rijksmuseum', a 2-minute walk from the Cobra Cafe.

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