Instead of blindly walking through the halls of Holland's largest museum, let our guides share the stories behind each must-see work of art and artifact. This 2.5-hour semi-private tour of the Rijksmuseum will take you through a selection of it's most important pieces, putting them into context for even the most amateur art lover. With a maximum of 8 people in each group, we ensure a personal experience for each person. We'll provide the tickets so you can skip the line and return later if you want to explore further on your own.
Holland's version of the Louvre is a must, and this tour will introduce first-time visitors to the impressive and expansive collection that curates Dutch history over the centuries. For those who aren't familiar with Dutch culture, we will explore its rich and vibrant past through a selection of paintings and artifacts from the 8000 objects on display. We'll explore familiar names like Rembrandt while discussing lesser known items like 17th century dollhouses and Vermeer's portrait of domesticity, 'The Milkmaid.' There's even a fascinating 19th century library containing more stories than we could ever tell. By the end, you'll have a good overview of the museum's collection and you may even know how to pronounce its name correctly.
Highlights Include: (if artwork is not on loan or being restored etc.)' Rembrandt masterworks The Night watch' The Jewish Bride' The Syndics of the Drapers' Guild' Vermeer's The Milkmaid' 19th century library' 17th century dollhouses, globes, ship replica, and Delft ceramics