Guided Tour Highlights of the Rijksmuseum

Does the Rijksmuseum seem very big and are you wondering where to start? Then this is your tour!


Wondering where to start in the big Rijksmuseum? In this tour, you will criss-cross the museum and see a selection of what the museum has to offer. Of course the Night Watch and Vermeers Milkmaid, but also works from the 19th century Dutch impressionist Breitner, Japanese sculpture or impressive ship models.

A tour full of well known highlights and unexpected treasures in the Rijksmuseum, from the Middle Ages to Mondrian.

You can either join one of the daily tours or book your own private tour guide for yourself or your own group (up to 15 guests at the time).

For whom

Adults (ages 16 and up)


Daily tour

Monday to Friday: 11.00–12.00 / 15.00–16.00
Saturdays and Sundays: 11.00–12.00 / 12.00–13.00 / 14.00–15.00 / 15.00–16.00

During the holidays:
May Holidays (27 April-5 May 2019): daily 11-12 / 14-15 / 15-16
Summer Holidays (6 July-1 September 2019): daily 11-12 / 14-15 / 15-16

Book the daily tour

Private (group) tour

Daily 10:30-11:30 / 12:30-13:30 / 14:30-15:30 / 15:30-16:30

Book the private tour

Note: Private (group) tours need to be booked at least two weeks in advance and can be booked for maximum 15 guests per tour.


The tour starts at the Information Desk in the museum


Daily tour: 5,- per person (entrance ticket not included)

Private (group) tour: 75,- per tour for max. 15 guests (entrance ticket not included)

Other languages

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