Rijksmuseum Tickets & Tours

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Amsterdam: Rijksmuseum Entrance Tickets

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  • Enjoy access to the Rijksmuseum, home to some of the world's most famous paintings, located in the heart of the city.
  • Explore 800 historic years of Dutch art spread across 8,000 objects in 80 galleries.
  • The Rijksmuseum features some of the nation's famous artworks created by Vermeer, Rembrandt, Frans Hals, Van Gogh, and others.
  • Enjoy every tiny detail of Rembrandt's Night Watch in a beautifully lit hall.
  • Don't settle for just the paintings but also admire a collection of weapons and ship models, as well as even combat-used weapons.
  • The latest addition to the collection is a Mondrian-inspired dress by Yves Saint Laurent dating from 1965.
  • Enjoy access to the Rijksmuseum, home to some of the world's most famous paintings, located in the heart of the city.
  • Explore 800 historic years of Dutch art spread across 8,000 objects in 80 galleries.
  • The Rijksmuseum features some of the nation's famous artworks created by Vermeer, Rembrandt, Frans Hals, Van Gogh, and others.
  • Enjoy every tiny detail of Rembrandt's Night Watch in a beautifully lit hall.
  • Don't settle for just the paintings but also admire a collection of weapons and ship models, as well as even combat-used weapons.
  • The latest addition to the collection is a Mondrian-inspired dress by Yves Saint Laurent dating from 1965.

Inclusions

  • Admission to the museum
  • Access to permanent and temporary exhibitions
  • Access to Cloakroom
  • Free WiFi

Exclusions

  • Entry to Vermeer Exhibition
  • Multimedia tour (available for purchase at the museum for €5)
  • Guided tour
  • Entry to Vermeer Exhibition
  • Multimedia tour (available for purchase at the museum for €5)
  • Guided tour
  • These tickets can't be cancelled or rescheduled.
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Combo: Rijksmuseum + Amsterdam Canal Cruise Tickets

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Audio guide
  • Tick off two major to-dos from your Amsterdam wishlist while saving quite a bit: The Rijksmuseum and a 60-min city canal cruise.
  • Skip the lines and explore Rijksmuseum at your pace, admiring Dutch masterpieces including Van Gogh’s Self-Portrait and Vermeer’s Milkmaid.
  • Set off on an Amstel River cruise, learning all about the iconic stops along the way with a multilingual audio guide.
  • Upgrade your tickets to add some flavor to your adventure: a 75-min cruise with a snack box containing yummy bites and a drink.
  • Tick off two major to-dos from your Amsterdam wishlist while saving quite a bit: The Rijksmuseum and a 60-min city canal cruise.
  • Skip the lines and explore Rijksmuseum at your pace, admiring Dutch masterpieces including Van Gogh’s Self-Portrait and Vermeer’s Milkmaid.
  • Set off on an Amstel River cruise, learning all about the iconic stops along the way with a multilingual audio guide.
  • Upgrade your tickets to add some flavor to your adventure: a 75-min cruise with a snack box containing yummy bites and a drink.

Inclusions

  • 60-min or 75-min canal cruise
  • Entry to Rijksmuseum
  • Audio guide in English, French, German, Hebrew, Spanish, Thai, Turkish, Catalan, Chinese, Dutch, Hindi, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Arabic, Polish, Portuguese, and Russian
  • Snack box (optional)
  • Free kids’ cruise and audio story with every kids’ ticket (optional)
  • Earphones, if needed (optional)

Exclusions

  • Entry to Vermeer Exhibition
  • Multimedia museum tour (available for purchase at the museum for €5)

Heineken Experience Pier

  • 1-min walk from Heineken Experience and Amsterdam, Weteringcircuit

Hard Rock Cafe

  • 1-min walk from Rembrandts Amsterdam Experience

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Rijksmuseum

  • You need to enter the Rijksmuseum at the selected time slot, but you can stay as long as you like.
  • The museum is wheelchair accessible. You can also borrow a wheelchair, rollator, pushchair, walking cane, or foldable museum stool from them.
  • Guide dogs are welcome to join you at the museum and the cruise.
  • There is no time slot allocated for the cruise. For exact redemption information, please follow the instructions on your voucher.
  • These tickets can't be cancelled or rescheduled.
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Guided Tours
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Small Group Rijksmuseum Guided Tour

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

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2 hr.
  • Wander through the halls of the Rijksmuseum and discover extraordinary works of art from the Dutch Golden Age!
  • With your skip-the-line access, walk past the long ticket queues and right into the attraction.
  • Enjoy an intimate experience in a small group of like-minded art lovers.
  • Admire the vast collections of artwork, pottery, paintings and art history books housed here.
  • Vermeer's The Milkmaid, Van Gogh's Self-portrait and Rembrandt's The Night Watch are sure to catch your eye.
  • Listen carefully to your expert guide, who will bring you up to date on all the stories behind these beautiful works of art.
  • Choose from English, Spanish, German, Italian and French tours.
  • Wander through the halls of the Rijksmuseum and discover extraordinary works of art from the Dutch Golden Age!
  • With your skip-the-line access, walk past the long ticket queues and right into the attraction.
  • Enjoy an intimate experience in a small group of like-minded art lovers.
  • Admire the vast collections of artwork, pottery, paintings and art history books housed here.
  • Vermeer's The Milkmaid, Van Gogh's Self-portrait and Rembrandt's The Night Watch are sure to catch your eye.
  • Listen carefully to your expert guide, who will bring you up to date on all the stories behind these beautiful works of art.
  • Choose from English, Spanish, German, Italian and French tours.

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
  • Entry to Vermeer Exhibition
  • Special exhibitions, including "All the Rembrandts"
  • Gratuities
  • You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.
AmsterdamRijksmuseum Tickets

Rijksmuseum | Home to Rembrandt, Vermeer & Van Gogh artworks

The largest museum in the Netherlands, the Rijksmuseum houses 800 years of Dutch art and history, including Rembrandt, Vermeer & Van Gogh. Delve into the vast collection of artworks by Monet, Dali, and Picasso. Situated near the Van Gogh Museum, Stedelijk Museum, and the Concertgebouw, you can book tickets to maximize your experience.

Why visit Rijksmuseum?

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  • Dutch art masters: The Rijksmuseum is well-known for its impressive collection of artworks by Dutch masters like Vermeer, Van Gogh, Rembrandt, and Frans Hals. 
  • Stunning collection: The Rijksmuseum displays over 8000 works of art, tracing the history of 800 years of Dutch art. 
  • Architectural brilliance: The Rijksmuseum is in itself beautiful, with a surrounding garden. The artworks are spread across 80 galleries, with Rembrandt’s Night Watch showcased in its own private room. 
  • Immerse yourself at the library: Visit the Cuypers Library, the largest and oldest art history library in the Netherlands, with over 400,000 volumes on Dutch art history. 
  • Restoration and conservation: The Rijksmuseum leads in conservation and restoration of its artworks, including ceramics, metals, furniture, photos, paintings, and textiles. You can also view the live restoration of the biggest restoration project on Rembrandt’s masterpiece, Operation Night Watch. 

Which Rijksmuseum ticket is best for you?

Rijksmuseum Tickets

If you are short on time

Ticket type: Guided tour
Duration: 2 hours
Guide: Professional tour guide

  • Bypass long queues at the Rijksmuseum with these skip-the-line tickets and save your time.
  • Explore the highlights of the museum with tales of history of popular artworks from your professional tour guide.

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Rijksmusem Tickets

If you are on a Budget

Ticket type: Combo tours
Duration: 8 hours
Guide: Audioguide (For the cruise)

  • Explore both the Rijksmuseum and the Amsterdam Canal Cruise for a price that meets your budget. 
  • Catch a glimpse of other popular attractions including the Heineken Experience, the Anne Frank House, The Amstel, Magere Brug, A'dam Lookout, NEMO Science Museum, and more.

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Rijksmuseum Tickets

If you want to explore beyond

Ticket type: Combo tours
Duration: 7-8 hours
Guide: Professional tour guide

  • Explore other popular attractions near the Rijksmuseum including the Amsterdam Canal Cruise and the Van Gogh Museum.
  • Enjoy access to permanent and temporary exhibitions at the Rijksmuseum.
  • An expert guide will take you around both the museums, filling you in with essential and interesting information.

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Discounted tickets:

  • Tickets are discounted for people between the ages of 1 and 18. Infants under one can enter the museum for free.

Cancelation policy

  • Most Rijksmuseum tickets can be canceled up to 24 hours before the experience begins with a full refund. Make sure to check the cancelation policy of the specific ticket before you buy it.

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Rijksmuseum Facilities
  • Rijksmuseum is wheelchair-accessible and has an elevator entrance for people with mobility issues
  • Ramps are built next to staircases for easier navigation
  • You can borrow a wheelchair, walking stick, pushchairs, rollators, and folding stools from the information desk
  • Guided tours are offered for visually impaired guests
  • Spacious wheelchair accessible washrooms on the premise
  • Guide dogs are allowed in the museum
  • For security and convenience, only small bags no larger than an A4 sheet of paper are permitted within the museum. Larger items should be stored in the designated cloakroom or locker facilities.
  • Food and drink are strictly prohibited within the gallery spaces to preserve the integrity of the exhibits.
  • Flash photography is occasionally restricted to protect the artwork. Commercial filming and photography are not permitted, and lighting equipment, tripods, or props are also strictly forbidden.
  • Sharp objects, knives, firearms, and blunt objects are not allowed on museum premises for the safety of all.
  • While pets are not allowed inside the museum, service animals are warmly welcomed to assist their owners.
  • Smoking is strictly prohibited within the museum to maintain a clean and healthy environment.
  • Drawing or painting within the museum requires prior approval.
  • The museum library does not permit the use of personal books.
Rijksmuseum Visitor Tips
  • Tickets are no longer available at the museum itself, so it is best to book your tickets in advance. 
  • The museum is most crowded between 11 AM to 3 PM. Ideally, visit the Rijksmuseum in the early morning or late afternoon and avoid weekends. 
  • There is a rich art history at the Rijksmuseum. A guided tour can help provide interesting information and facts that you might otherwise miss. Most tours also provide skip-the-line tickets that can also save you time.   
  • The access roads to the Rijksmuseum are only open to cyclists and pedestrians. If you’re arriving by car, you can park in the nearby streets, like Johannes Vermeerstraat, Honthorststraat, Pieter de Hoochstraat and Jan Luijkenstraat.
  • Since the museum tends to get very crowded, you can request a stimulus-free room near the front desk when you get overwhelmed. 
Rijksmuseum Dining

You can get a quick bite at the Rijks Cafe or grab lunch at the Rijks Restaurant. While the Cafe is open from Monday to Sunday, the Restaurant is only open from Wednesday to Sunday. 

Here a few dining options at a walking distance:

Hotels Near Rijksmuseum

Budget: Leonardo Boutique Museumhotel (220 m), Hotel Cornelisz (260 m), Aston City Hotel (400 m)

Mid-Range: Park Centraal Amsterdam (270 m), Jan Luyken (350 m), Amster Home Hotel (400 m)

Luxury: Conservatorium Hotel (450 m), Modern Hideout Ace Location (500 m), Hotel 74 (1 km)

Attractions Near the Rijksmuseum
  • MOCO Museum (250 m): MOCO or the Modern Contemporary Museum is dedicated to showcasing modern and contemporary art, founded with the mission of attracting young art enthusiasts, and making art accessible to the public.
  • Van Gogh Museum (350 m): Just 300 meters from the Rijksmuseum is the Van Gogh Museum, home to the largest collection of works of Vincent van Gogh. The museum features 200 paintings, 400 drawings, and 700 letters by the artist, as well as works of his contemporaries.
  • Anne Frank House (1.9 km): The Anne Frank House is the biographical museum dedicated to wartime diarist Anne Frank and is located 3 km from the Rijksmuseum. The House preserves Frank’s hiding place and is dedicated to preserving her life story. 

Beyond the Rijksmuseum

Stedelijk Museum
Rembrandt House Museum
NEMO Science Museum

Frequently Asked Questions About Rijksmuseum Tickets

Are there guided tours available at the Rijksmuseum?

Yes, the Rijksmuseum offers guided tours in various languages. Audio guides are also available for self-guided tours.

Is the Rijksmuseum accessible for visitors with disabilities?

Yes, the Rijksmuseum is fully accessible, with ramps, elevators, and accessible restrooms. Wheelchairs are available for loan at the information desk.

Are photography and video recording allowed in the museum?

Non-flash photography is permitted in most areas of the museum. However, flash, tripods, and selfie sticks are not allowed. Some special exhibitions may have additional restrictions.

Is there a gift shop at the Rijksmuseum?

Yes, the Rijksmuseum has a gift shop offering a range of souvenirs, books, prints, and other items related to the museum's collection and Dutch art.

Can I sketch or draw inside the museum?

Yes, sketching with pencils is allowed in most areas of the museum, but using paints, inks, or other permanent materials is prohibited.

What unique architectural features does the Rijksmuseum building have?

The Rijksmuseum, designed by Pierre Cuypers, combines Gothic and Renaissance styles. It has intricate facades, a grand atrium, and an impressive library.

Are there any hidden gems in the Rijksmuseum that are often overlooked?

Yes, the Rijksmuseum houses lesser-known treasures like the 17th-century Dollhouses, the Asian Pavilion with its serene Eastern art collection, and the Maritime exhibit's intricate ship models.

How long does it take to complete a Rijksmuseum tour?

A small group tour of the Rijksmuseum can take up to 2 hours. This may take longer if you have purchased combo tours to other popular attractions.