All the Rembrandts
For the ‘All the Rembrandts’ exhibition you have to book a time slot or start time. You can choose a window of up to 30 minutes and you have to enter the exhibition within that time slot. Once you are inside the exhibition you can stay for as long as you require. The exhibition is included within the price of the entrance ticket.
Is photography allowed inside the museum?
You may use your camera, but only without flash photography or videos without the use of lights. You are not permitted to take tripods into the museum or selfie sticks.
Is Wi-Fi available inside the museum?
There is free Wi-Fi available throughout the museum.
The admission tickets are valid for a full 12 months from the date of purchase.
You can view world-class Dutch masterpieces
The collection in the Rijksmuseum resembles a history of art from The Netherlands, beginning in the Middle Ages through to the present day. Some of the highlights include Vermeer’s ‘Milkmaid’ and Van Gogh’s ‘Self Portrait’. In the Gallery of Honour there are paintings by Frans Hals, Jan Steen, Vermeer and of course, Rembrandt. There is also a collection of gorgeous Delft Blue pottery, from tea sets to vases. Other highlights include the Cuypers Library, The Netherlands biggest and oldest library of historical art.
Rembrandt’s Night Watch
This painting is the largest and most famous creation of Rembrandt and is the centerpiece in the Gallery of Honour. It was painted in 1642 and was the first painting to include a group portrait with the figures in action and telling a story. The captain tells his lieutenant to prepare his company to march. The soldiers are taking their places. The Night Watch is full of interesting detail which you can discover for yourself when visiting the museum.
There are collections of dolls houses that provide a detailed insight into the everyday life of the people of the 17th century. Other collections include miniature silverwork, musical instruments, glass, porcelain, an impressive collection of armoury and several models of ships.