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Museums Rijksmuseum What to See & Do

Rijksmuseum — Not just Rembrandt’s Night Watch

Most visited museum in Amsterdam in 2018 The Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam is the Netherland’s premier art museum. It is devoted to several national collections — and consists of Dutch art from the earliest moments to the 19th century. Corona Virus and Rijksmuseum The Rijksmuseum re-opens on June 1, 2020. Timed-entry tickets are on sale, and […]

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Virtual Museum Visit: Still Lifes at the Rijksmuseum

In this virtual museum visit, I’m going to show you some of the still lifes at the Rijksmuseum. Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam is one of the best museums in Europe. And I could always find something interesting in it. However, some of my favourite paintings there are the 17th century still lifes. Filled with unusual objects, […]

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The Night Watch by Rembrandt is not actually called The Night Watch

The Night Watch — Rembrandt’s most famous painting — is the most popular work of art in the Rijksmuseum, in which it has pride of place. It is viewed by 2.2 million people a year. The painting is officially titled, “Militia Company of District II under the Command of Captain Frans Banninck Cocq” (Dutch: Schutters […]

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Rijksmuseum highlights: What to see at the Rijksmuseum

Rijksmuseum is one of the most famous museums in the world. And the one you definitely shouldn’t miss while in Amsterdam. Covering more than 800 years of Dutch art and history, it’s home to around one million objects. That’s why it could be a bit hard to plan your visit to it and decide on […]

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Virtual Museum Visits, Day 1: Johannes Vermeer at the Rijksmuseum

Due to our forced home staycations, I decided to start a little project and take you to a different museum each day. We’ll start with a virtual museum visit to the Rijksmuseum and their collection of paintings created by Johannes Vermeer. And, of course, since we should #stayhome, we’re going to do that virtually. They […]

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Top 5 Museums in Amsterdam

Amsterdam Tourist Information – Top 5 most popular museums in Amsterdam The top 5 museums in the Netherlands, as measured by the number of visitors during the year 2019, are all located in Amsterdam. Up-to-date: This list was updated on January 23, 2020. Best museums in Amsterdam by visitor numbers: Rijksmuseum Van Gogh Museum Anne […]

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