Guided Tour Highlights of the Rijksmuseum

Milkmaid The Milkmaid, Johannes Vermeer, c. 1660

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).

Price and book

Daily tour

€ 5,- per person (entrance ticket not included)

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Private (group) tour

€ 80,- per tour for max. 15 guests (entrance ticket not included)

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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

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Private (group) tour

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

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

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.


The tour starts at the Information Desk in the museum

Other languages

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