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Amsterdam: Rijksmuseum Entrance Tickets

€20
Free Cancellation
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Flexible Duration
  • 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.
  • Admission to the museum
  • Access to permanent and temporary exhibitions
  • Access to Cloakroom
  • Free WiFi
  • Multimedia tour (available for purchase at the museum for €5)
  • Guided tour
  • You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.

Skip-The-Line Entry Tickets to Rijksmuseum + 1-Hour Canal Cruise

€32.81
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Mobile Ticket
Flexible Duration
Audio Guide
  • Experience the vast collections of Dutch art history and much more at the National Museum of the Netherlands, the world-famous Rijksmuseum.
  • Also included with your Museum admission ticket is a must-do Amsterdam activity - a serene 1-hour Amsterdam canal cruise with an informative audio guide.
  • Marvel at the exquisite architecture of the Rijksmuseum from the outside and head inside to explore 800 years of Dutch masterpieces.
  • Walk between different exhibits and discover over 8,000 pieces of art by significant artists and historical figures.
  • Gaze at stunning Dutch masterpieces like Van Gogh’s Self-Portrait and Vermeer’s Milkmaid.
  • View the work of the internationally-acclaimed Dutch painter, Rembrandt van Rijn, within these esteemed walls.
  • Look forward to a 1-hour cruise along the UNESCO World Heritage-listed medieval canal district.
  • As you sail on the Amstel River, listen to an audio guide (available in 18 languages) to know more about each iconic attraction passing by.
  • Observe rustic bridges like the Skinny Bridge, the tragic and notable Anne Frank House, and the Dutch Renaissance Westerkerk church.
  • Charming 17th-century merchant houses are aplenty along the banks and make for a very scenic and enjoyable boating experience.
  • The time slot you select is for entry to the museum.
  • The cruise must be reserved upon arrival. Please check your voucher for more instructions.
  • Skip-the-line admission to Rijksmuseum
  • Access to Permanent and Temporary exhibitions
  • Access to cloakroom facilities
  • Free WiFi at the Museum
  • 1-hour canal cruise
  • Audio guide in 18 languages on board the cruise

Cruise Audio Guide Languages

Spanish, Thai, Turkish, Catalan, Chinese, Dutch, English, French, German, Hebrew, Hindi, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Arabic, Polish, Portuguese & Russian

  • Multimedia museum tour (available for purchase at the museum for €5)
  • Food or drinks
  • These tickets can't be cancelled or rescheduled.

Small Group Rijksmuseum Guided Tour

€48.50
Free Cancellation
Instant Confirmation
Mobile Ticket
2 hr.
Guided Tour
  • 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.
  • Babies 3 years old and under can go for free. Ages 4-18 get a discount on their tickets (make sure to bring a valid photo ID).
  • You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.

I amsterdam City Card: Canal Cruise, Public Transport And Attractions Entry

€65
Free Cancellation
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Flexible Duration
  • Explore the best of Amsterdam seamlessly with this handy I amsterdam City Card.
  • Gain access to 70+ fascinating attractions over the course of 24, 48, 72, 96, or 120 hours (depending on the option chosen).
  • Your card includes access to the famed Rijksmuseum, Stedelijk Museum, Windmill de Kat, Eye Filmmuseum, Portuguese Synagogue, and a blissful 1-hour canal cruise. Plus, much more!
  • Along with entry to popular attractions, you will also benefit from unlimited access to the city’s public transport (tram and bus only) so you can get around in a hassle-free manner.
  • Find your way more easily around the city and get to know about the latest events with a free copy of Amsterdam magazine and a city map.
  • Save up to 40% on access to attractions, discounts at cafes, bike rentals, and much more!
  • Note: If the card doesn't activate after redeeming your voucher at the redemption point, you're entitled to a refund.
  • Unlimited access to the city's public transport (bus, tram, and metro).
  • 1-hour canal cruise.
  • Entry to 70+ attractions.
  • A complimentary copy of Amsterdam magazine.
  • A complimentary city map.
  • Because of current safety measures you are now required to book time slots before visiting City Card venues. This also includes visits to restaurants and bars.
  • The I amsterdam City Card allows you to comfortably visit the attractions of your choice over the course of 24, 48, 72, 96, or 120 hours (depending on the option chosen at checkout).
  • Enjoy an extended ticket validity until 31 Dec 2022.
  • All discounts at restaurants and cafes are valid for the calendar year 2022.
  • You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.

Visit Rijksmuseum In Amsterdam

Rijksmuseum is the famed Dutch museum dedicated to art, history, and culture. It is a Dutch national museum located at the Museum Square in Amsterdam South. The Rijksmuseum showcases the city's arts and history as it is the largest art museum in the country and often the most visited museum in the Netherlands. The Rijksmuseum has a vast collection that throws light on the history of the Netherlands. The national museum is home to over 8000 unique art objects, including masterpieces by Johannes Vermeer, Frans Hals, Rembrandt, and more!

The Rijksmuseum is a popular museum in Amsterdam and one of the primary reasons to visit the museum is to see the iconic Night Watch by Rembrandt. The museum houses numerous other artworks by the Golden Age Dutch masters. Rijksmuseum also hosts drawing workshops for people of different age groups. Keep reading to know more about Rijksmuseum, Rijksmuseum ticket related information and other details regarding the museum that can help you plan your visit

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Discounted Rijksmuseum Tickets

Some of the Rijksmuseum tickets provide free tickets to infants and an amazing discount to children under the age of 18. For further details, please check the ticket details before you purchase.

Super Flexible Cancellation Policy

With some of the Rijksmuseum tickets, you can enjoy the Super Flexible Cancellation Policy, with which you can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund. For further details, please check the ticket details before you purchase.

What is the Best Way to Buy Rijksmuseum Tickets? Book Online 

Buying your Rijksmuseum tickets online is your best option as you get to avail of amazing deals and get your tickets at a discounted rate with features like instant formation and hassle-free cancellation options.

Convenience: Make your visit to Rijksmuseum a hassle-free one as your online tickets grant you access to the museum and help you get inside without waiting in a long line.

Advance Reservations: Avoid the chances of Rijksmuseum tickets being sold out by making advance reservations and booking your slots in advance.

Great Discounts: The biggest advantage of buying your tickets online is that you get to enjoy whooping discounts on your ticket price and combo tours. Check out our ticket section to know more about the discounted rates for infants, kids, and children.

Rijksmuseum Highlights

Marten and Oopjen Rijksmuseum

Marten and Oopjen

Described by the former director of the Rijksmuseum, Wim Pijbes, as the most wanted but least exhibited works of Rembrandt in the world, Marten and Oopje are definite must-visits in the museum. The pair of paintings were jointly purchased by France and the Netherlands in 2016. Following minor restoration at the Rijksmuseum, the legendary painting will be showcased at both their new homes, the Louvre in Paris and Rijksmuseum.

The Cuypers Library Rijksmuseum

The Cuypers Library

The final stop in your tour of must-visit attractions at the Rijksmuseum is the majestic Cuypers Library. Amongst the oldest and most extensive collection of art history texts in the Netherlands, the Cuypers Library is, without a doubt, a booklover’s paradise. You are free to admire the beauty of the ancient library, browse the shelves and study, or view the museum’s endless online collection on the library’s iPads!

The Night Watch Rijksmuseum

The Night Watch

Without a doubt, Rembrandt’s most famous masterpiece, The Night Watch, is a star attraction at the Rijksmuseum. TThe iconic painting showcases guardsmen getting into formation, with a young girl in the foreground. The young girl was rumored to be modeled on Rembrandt’s late wife. Apart from the painting itself, the Night Watch gallery is dedicated to Rembrandt’s vision and talent, including a frieze displaying key moments in the artist’s life.

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The Milkmaid

One of Johannes Vermeer’s most recognizable paintings, rivaled only by Girl with a pearl earring that's on display at the Mauritshuis in The Hague, The Milkmaid is also his only portrait of domestic help. Featuring intensely saturated blue and yellow tones and the artist’s beautiful handling of natural light, the painting has led generations of art historians to revere the artwork’s photographic realism. Visit this beautiful portrait of a woman working as domestic help, as envisioned by master artist Johannes Vermeer.

Rijksmuseum garden

The Gardens

While the paintings and artwork are the highlights of Rijksmuseum, there's much more you can enjoy here. One of these attractions is available before you even enter the museum. Enjoy the artistic showcase of the sculpture-filled garden created by Pierre Cuypers in 1901. The garden features intricate topiaries, stunning water features and prismatic flower beds, and a massive wingnut tree that overlooks the play areas. The garden also hosts installations and temporary exhibitions during the summer months.

Plan Your Visit To The Rijksmuseum

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Address: Museumstraat 1 1071 XX Amsterdam

Find it on the map

By Bus: 347, 357, 397; Nearest Bus Stop: Ruysdaelkade (2min walk)

By Train: IC, SPR; Nearest Train Station: Spiegelgracht Station

By Metro: Metro Line 52; Nearest Metro Station: The Rokin station

By Light Rail: Line 1 & 19; Nearest Light Rail Stop: Spiegelgracht Station

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  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Lifts On All Floors
  • Assistance Dogs Allowed
  • Adapted Toilets
  • Low Placed Sinks
  • Changing Rooms
  • Parking Space For Disabled
  • General Parking Space
  • Photography Allowed
  • Free Wifi
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  • Moco Museum: Founded to attract younger audiences and have a broader reach, Moco Museum or Modern Contemporary Museum Amsterdam is an independent museum that showcases modern and contemporary art.
  • Van Gogh Museum: It is one of the most famous museums in the Netherlands. It is home to the largest collection of Van Gogh's works, paintings, and drawings. It is just 300 meters away from Rijksmuseum.
  • Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam: Just 5 minutes away from Rijksmuseum is the Stedelijk Museum. It is a famous museum housing several modern and contemporary artworks from the early 20th century to the present.
  • Anne Frank House: Located about 3 km away from the Rijksmuseum, Anne Frank’s House is a biographical museum of the famous Jewish wartime diarist Anne Frank. It preserves the writer’s hiding place and currently holds a permanent exhibition on her life.

Visitor Tips

  • Cars are not allowed in the access road to the Rijksmuseum. It is for pedestrians and cyclists use only.
  • If you are traveling by cab, the best palace to drop off would be the corner of the Jan Luijkenstraat and the Stadhouderskade as it is a designated kiss & ride point.
  • You can find parking spots in the vicinity. Johannes Vermeerstraat, Pieter de Hoochstraat, Honthorststraat,  and Jan Luijkenstraat offers parking spaces.
  • There are parking spots for diabled at Q-Park MuseumpleinJohannes Vermeerstraat, and Jan Luijkenstraat.
  • The access road leading to the Rijksmuseum is meant to be used by cyclists and pedestrians only.
  • If things feel too overwhelming, visitors can request a stimulus-free room set aside at the front desk, which has a comfy chair and low lighting.
  • You can borrow a lightweight folding desk from the information desk to sit wherever you are. You can also use the benches places throughout the museum.

All Your Questions About Rijksmuseum Answered

Q. Are Rijksmuseum tickets available online?

A. Yes. You can book your Rijksmuseum tickets online and save yourself from the inconvenience of standing in long queues.

Q. How much do Rijksmuseum tickets cost?

A. Rijksmuseum tickets are available at various price ranges with ticket prices starting from €20, providing you direct access to the museum. You can buy the tickets online to get outstanding deals and exciting discounts.

Q. How long do you have to queue for tickets?

A. The busiest months at the Rijksmuseum are April, May, and August. The estimated waiting time at the ticket office is around 20 to 30 minutes. To avoid crowding and long queues, visitors are advised to buy tickets online.

Q. What is the cancelation policy for Rijksmuseum tickets?

A. It depends on the Rijksmuseum ticket you choose to book. While some tickets offer a full refund on canceling tickets up to 24-48 hours in advance, for others, there may be no refund available on cancelation. Please check before you make your reservation. 

Q. Is it safe to visit the Rijksmuseum post-COVID-19?

A. To ensure the safety of its visitors, the Rijksmuseum is only accepting digital transactions, whether online or at the physical ticket counter. Several safety measures and guidelines have also been enforced to ensure the safety of its visitors. 

Q. What parts of the Rijksmuseum are open to the public post-COVID-19?

A. All parts of the Rijksmuseum are open to the public.

Q. What are Rijksmuseum hours post-COVID-19?

A. Rijksmuseum hours are 09:00 AM to 05:00 PM, every day of the week.

Q. Are there any special facilities for disabled visitors at the Rijksmuseum?

A. The Rijksmuseum is accessible to visitors with disabilities. The museum is equipped with lifts, and all museum galleries are wheelchair accessible. The museum also has a limited number of wheelchairs available for use. 

Q. Does the museum have a cloakroom/lockers?

A. Yes, there is a free, supervised cloakroom where you can leave your bag, umbrella, daypack, or school backpack. Please note that large bags and luggage will not be stored in the cloakroom and are not allowed inside the museum.

Q. How do I enter straight into the museum without going past the ticket office?

A. You can walk directly to one of the entrance gates with an e-ticket, a Rijksmuseum Vriendenkaart, and a Museumkaart.

Q. Does the museum have Wi-Fi?

A. Yes, the Rijksmuseum is equipped with free Wi-Fi.

Q. Is photography allowed inside the Rijksmuseum?

A. Yes, photography is allowed inside the Rijksmuseum without a flash and videos without lights.