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Rijksmuseum: Tours & Tickets

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Best time to visit?

The Rijksmuseum is open from 9:00AM to 5:00PM every day of the year (yep, even Christmas!). To avoid queues, arrive before 10:00AM or after 3:00PM, although the latter won’t allow you time to see much. April, May, and August are its busiest months, when visitors can expect to queue for about half an hour at peak times.

How to get there?

The Rijksmuseum is located in Museumplein (Museum Square) in Amsterdam South. It can be reached via trams 2 and 5 to the Rijksmuseum tram stop, 7 and 12 to Museumplein, and 10 to Spiegelgracht.v

How much time?

Obviously some visitors will prefer to take their time with each artwork, while others may have an itinerary of the best bits so they can skip the rest. Either way, plan a minimum of 2-3 hours there.

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When should I visit?

The museum is open 365 days a year from 9:00AM to 5:00PM.

How to get there

Trams 2, 5, 7, 10 and 12 all stop near the Rijksmuseum. Check the name of the stop before you head out!

Is it expensive?

Adult ticket prices start at 17.50€.

Will I need a guide?

It will definitely help. Might be worth it to check our these best-selling tours.

What people are saying about Rijksmuseum

★★★★★ Great way to see the sites of Amsterdam including the transportation.

We hit it hard for two days with a 48 hour ticket. By then we wanted to slow down & take in the city which was a great way to experience the sites, culture & people. A wise investment with all that we saw. Thanks!

 

★★★★★ City card was very convenient for tram, canal cruise, and metro.

Card allowed us to book time specific entry to tge Heiniken Experience. No line!!

★★★★★ Fantastic Value & Great Benefit for Exploration of your Amazing City!!

The Museumplein with anchors - Rjicksmuseum & Van Gogh Museum were awesome!! The architecture of Amsterdam along with the canal system is a real tribute to historic preservation in process. The green space such as Vondelpark & other squares with interurban spots to find shade on bicycle tours are appreciated! The Rembrandt House & Old Towne / Red Light District with all the unique differences from Churches to demonstration art is illustrative of your policy of tolerance. Our hotel - Apollo - overlooked the intersection of five canals which gave us ab aerial perspective of crew skulls rowing to canal tours and personal watercraft for pleasure & work. We had wished we had more time before our cruise up the Rhine River. We hope to return to your lovely city with Culture - History & People to explore more with I Amsterdam Pass!! Gemutlichkeit!!

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