Rijksmuseum in English means a “State museum”. The Rijksmuseum is a Dutch national museum founded in 1800. Museum Square near to Van Gogh museum. The museum was re-opened in April 2013, after the reconstruction work of 10 years. It contains around one million work of art and craft. Presently 8000 objects are displayed in the museum. The collection consists of around 2000 paintings and some of the important paintings are the Portrait of a Young couple, The Milkmaid, the Jewish bride, the night Watch and The Meagre Company. It encompasses the paintings of famous artists such as Rembrandt, Vermeer, Van Dyck etc. The collection includes Delftware, Sculptures, Archaeological artifacts, clothing, Asian art and also the items from Dutch Maritime history etc. The Museum will give you an overview of the history of Netherlands in artistry and craftsmanship. There are two squares with an atrium in each centre and the central axis consist a tunnel with the entrances at ground level. There is also a gallery of honor at the first floor and a library for readers.
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How to Reach:
By Tram: Take tram lines 2 or 5 from Hobbemastraat and tram 6, 7, 10 from anywhere from the city.
By Bus: Get the bus numbers 145, 170, 172 from Hobbemastraat.
Tickets: Ticket is based upon the age. Eighteen and under are free and for adults an amount of €15 will be charged.
Timings: It remains open from 09:00 am to 05:00 pm.
Address: Museumstraat 1, 1071XX Amsterdam