Rijksmuseum (National Gallery)

Founded in 1800 as a small exhibition of paintings, now – the National art gallery Rijksmuseum is considered a treasure of the Netherlands.

The most valuable exhibits of the National gallery are the works of four Dutch painting masters of XVII century – Hals, Rembrandt, Steen, and Vermeer.

The “Jokonda” of Rijksmuseum is the notorious Rembrandt’s “Nightwatch”. It was painted in the year 1642, ordered by a musketeer squad of the civilian militia of the Netherlands, and its traditional name is “The Shooting Company of Frans Banning Cocq and Willem van Ruytenburch”.

In more than 260 halls of the Rijksmuseum, outstanding works of painting (more than 5000 paintings!), Objects of decorative art (engravings, furniture, ceramics, the famous Delft porcelain, silver) are collected. There is the National cabinet of engravings and the department of Oriental art. The eastern wing of the museum is fully devoted to the centuries-old history of Holland.

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Tour information

Duration: 2 hours

Excursions

Amsterdam
Amsterdam sightseeing tour
Red Lights district
Van Gogh Museum
Rijksmuseum (National Gallery)
A tuk-tuk tour in Amsterdam
Canal-cruise in the candlelight
The Royal Palace, Amsterdam
Amsterdam – the city of Rembrandt
A tour to the world of purses
Amsterdam sightseeing tour on a private boat
The history of Dutch seafaring

Holland
The Hague and the North Sea
Delft
Madurodam
ZaanseSchans – mill park
Fishing village Volendam
Holland as it is
Utrecht
Castle de Haar
Marken – the former isle
Castle Muiderslot
Keukenhofflower park
Tour to Edam
Rotterdam
Haarlem (Frans Hals museum)
Flowers Auction, Aaslmeer
A village with no roads
Zaandam (The house where Peter the Firststayed)
Het Loo Palace
Zuiderzee” Enkhuizen (the open-air museum Zuiderzee)
Alkmaar (cheese market)

Authors Excursions
Glory to the bicycle!
A day of the life of Rembrandt
The Dutch Adventure
Tram #8
Tourist-free Holland
Open-air museum in Arnhemt

Belgium and Luxembourg
Brussels
Antwerp
Bruges
Gent
Brussels Beer Tour
Waterloo
Dinant
Namur
A museum in the open air – Bosrijk, Maastricht
Leuven and Maastricht
Mechelen
Oyster farms of Zealand
Chimay Abbey and castle Bouillon
Liege
Luxemburg
Aachen
A tour to the ancient city of Echternach
The wine road tour
Excursion to the medieval castles Vianden and Beaufort
The German part of the Moselle valley
Four countries in one day: Luxembourg, France, Belgium and Germany
Trier, the most ancient city in Germany