Rijksmuseum

The newborn Republic of the United Netherlands gained worldwide dominance in military, trade, the arts and sciences in the 17th century, the famous Dutch Golden Age. 

The Rijksmuseum is the best place to follow the rise, fall and legacy of this Dutch empire. Let us take you on a crash course of Dutch history and art. 

Highlights:

This tour highlights this 17th century with the finest Dutch art in its political and economic context:

  • Netherlands’ key players of the Golden Age like Prince William of Orange and Admiral Michiel de Ruyter. 

  • The ‘Dutch Masters’ of the 17th century

  • Johannes Vermeer’s still Milkmaid

  • Jan Steen’s messy households

  • Albert Cuyp’s lush landscapes

  • Rembrandt’s mysterieus portraits

  • The secrets of the monumental Rijksmuseum

To go:

  • We meet inside, in front of the museum shop

  • Included: A drink afterwards or halfway

  • Not included: Entrance tickets

  • Duration: 2,5 hours

  • Opening hours: All week 9am – 5pm

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