Private tour

Rijksmuseum: Private Tour

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Rijksmuseum: Private Tour

From US$ 104.50 per person

With a professional and certified guide, you will be taken through the beautiful Rijksmuseum to examine its unique collection. Learn about the history of the Netherlands and why art from the 17th century is so important.

About this activity

Free cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance to receive a full refund
Duration options: 2 - 3 hours
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Live tour guide
English, Spanish, Dutch, Italian, French, Portuguese, German
Private group
Important information

What to bring

  • Passport or ID card
  • Comfortable shoes

Not allowed

  • Pets
  • Luggage or large bags
  • Flash photography
  • Umbrellas
  • Embark on a private tour with an experienced art historian guide
  • See masterpieces from Rembrandt to Van Gogh at Amsterdam's Rijksmuseum
  • Step back in time on a tour through the history of Dutch art
  • Learn about the Dutch Golden Age
  • Enjoy works spanning 6 centuries from the 16th century to now
Full description
The Rijksmuseum boasts one of the world’s most important collections of European paintings ranging from the 12th to the 20th century. Masterpieces from all epochs in the history of art are on permanent display here. Access the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam with your pre-booked admission ticket. Your private guide will then help you discover this recently renovated museum that has a magnificent collection of artwork, crafts, and historical pieces. Explore the museum’s magnificent collections by Vermeer, Rembrandt, and Van Gogh. Your guide will introduce you to the Netherlands' cultural, political, and artistic history to reveal the stories, techniques, and significance behind the artworks.
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  • Live tour guide

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    Meeting point

    Underneath the arched gate of the Rijksmuseum, next to the garden. This is at the side of the Museum Square

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    4.5 /5

    based on 20 reviews

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    Our guide Merel was very good and there were only 2 of us on the tour - so we could ask lots of questions

    May 10, 2022

    This was my first visit to the Rijks Museum. The style of painting practiced by the “old Dutch Masters” has always appealed to me, though I know very little about the artists and most of their body of work. This private tour expanded my horizons vastly! Within our two-hour time frame, Anna showed me the best of what the Rijks has to offer, and allowed me a moment to snap a photo of each painting she selected to show me and discuss. She was very pleasant and understanding. She had e-mailed (or texted?) me the day before our appointment, as well as the morning of our meeting. She was punctual, at both the beginning and end. My only suggestion was that wearing some kind of identification would’ve expedited recognition of one another as we waited just outside the Museum entrance. I suspected it was she, as I paced back and forth, and then, as I approached her, she spoke up and asked if I were Roberta. I had a wonderful time during my 2-hour visit with Anna, and hope to return.

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    May 9, 2022

    Cladia did a really good job. Nice to hear from someone in the field.

    March 13, 2020

    Product ID: 392489

    VA ID: 392489