Guided tour Rijksmuseum Building

In this guided tour you will learn about the secrets and stories that are hidden in this special building. You will never look at this landmark the same way again.

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When it opened in 1885, the Rijksmuseum was the largest building in the Netherlands. And everyone had an opinion about it. That’s only to be expected for such a massive building so prominently located and with such a distinct personality. What do you think? Is it beautiful or ugly, a fascinating fairy-tale castle or a puzzling presence? Whatever it may be, the building is home to intriguing stories.


Price and book

€ 80 per tour, for maximum 15 guests (excl. museum tickets)

Book your English private tour here

For whom

Adults (ages 16 and up)

Please note that this tour is not meant for school groups. Schools are welcome to book these programmes.


Private (group) tour


  • 9.30-10.30
  • 11.30-12.30
  • 13.30-14.30

Note: group tours need to be booked at least two weeks in advance


The tour starts at the Information Desk in the museum

Other languages

Select here the language of your group tour: