September 1 2012 - 10:30 AM

After almost 10 years of renovation, restoration and alteration, the completely renovated Rijksmuseum will tell the story of the Netherlands from the Middle Ages to the present.

A new display of the collection, a renewed building, new public facilities, a revamped garden and a new Asian Pavilion - only Rembrandt’s most celebrated painting The Night Watch will return to its former place.

365 days

The Rijksmuseum will be the first major national museum in the world to be open to the public 365 days per year. The museum will be open daily from 9 am to 5 pm. Admission will be €15, the museum remains free for children under 19.

The Masterpieces exhibition

Until spring 2013 the masterpieces of the Dutch Golden Age continue to be on view in the Philips Wing. However, from January 1st 2013 it is no longer possible to purchase e-tickets or to make groupbookings for this exhibition.