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Rijksmuseum Ticket, Skip the Line

Get Priority Entrance to Rijksmuseum with a Rijksmuseum ticket in Amsterdam to get up close to 800 years of Dutch art, history, 8000 objects, and 80 galleries.

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  • The skip the line Rijksmuseum tickets get you in via the Fast Lane
  • Get up close to 800 years of Dutch art and history with 8000 objects across 80 galleries

Rijksmuseum Ticket, Skip the Line

The Rijksmuseum has over 5,000 paintings (including Rembrandt’s Night Watch), and an emphasis on the Dutch Golden Age. Its collection spans over 800 years of art history in a beautifully restored building. Located smack-dab in the heart of Amsterdam’s Museumplein, the Rijks is an Amsterdam must-see.

Rijksmuseum Skip-the-Line Ticket with Self-Guided Audio Tour

The National Museum of the Netherlands, the Rijksmuseum recently underwent a ten-year, €375 million renovations. It’s come out looking great – airy, bright, and inviting. Plus, it’s filled with more paintings and objects d’art than you can possibly absorb in an afternoon’s ramble. Still, it’s fun to give it a try.

There’s a definite emphasis on the Dutch Golden Age – the 17th century period when Rembrandt, Vermeer, and many other artists found fame, and occasionally fortune. The Rijksmuseum collection showcases art from 1200-2000.

The highlight is Rembrandt’s Night Watch, also known by its much longer title Militia Company of District II under the Command of Captain Frans Banninck Cocq. Vermeer’s The Milkmaid is another famous classic to be viewed here, but there are many other lesser-known, but equally intriguing works of art that provide a window into life in another time.

Another favorite – though under-rated section – is the weapons and ship models, with their exotic, ornate, and even combat-used weapons.

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