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Museum tours
Professional art historians who can customize the contents on varying levels coordinate these museum tours. Arrangements can be made at any hour of the day and any day of the week.

The leading languages are English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, Japanese, Russian or Chinese.

To be combined with special city tours on feet or boat – escorted by the same guide!

Booking is also possible a week in advance

1 up to 15 per guide

1 - 1,5 - 2 hours 

€ 112,50 per hour (excl. VAT)

entrance tickets not included


The Rijksmuseum

Architecture and backgrounds

Architect Cuypers designed the special national museum building since 1885, in a mixture of Gothic and renaissance. It was a ceremonial gateway to the newly expanded city. Richly decorated vaults are adorned with allegorical figures and heroes, rising from the earth to the heavens through the different planes of being, each level being richly illustrated by mosaic work, architectural sculpture, painting, and of course the stained glass itself.

From 2013 during ten years the Spanish architects Cruz and Ortiz transformed the building into a bright and spacious 21st century museum, with a.o  a new impressive entrance area, museum shop, dining area and Asiatic pavillion. 

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Please apply by completing the form below, at least one week before the required date. You will receive our confirmation and invoice. For further information, you can, of course, call us on +31 (0)20-6259303.

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cultural agency

Tweede Boomdwarsstraat 4
1015 LK Amsterdam
tel +31 (0) 20 6259303

Monday through Friday from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

For further information please  call us or mail to info@arttra.nl