Treasures of the Rijksmuseum: The History of Dutch Art

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Audio tour
Audio tour in English
Route length: 1 km
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Duration 2h - 2h 30m
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After purchase, you will receive the link to download the app to take this tour
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With the in-app audio guide, you decide when to start, pause, and finish your tour
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Hosted by Rolf
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  • You'll receive a self-guided audio tour right after booking
  • Discover over 800 years of Dutch art and history
  • Admire world-famous masterpieces by Vermeer and Rembrandt
  • Listen to the stories about lives of the most famous Dutch artists
  • Explore the gems of the world's heritage with the insighful in-app audio tour
⚠️ Please pay attention that this tour is without tickets ⚠️ Treat yourself to an unforgettable artistic experience and explore one of the world's most famous museums with this private in-app audio tour. The Rijksmuseum's collection features some of the nation's most famous works. Learn more about art history and admire internationally renowned masterpieces by Vermeer, Frans Hals, Rembrandt, and other notable artists. On this tour, you will have a chance to explore the outstanding works of the Dutch Golden Age masters. Discover how these artists determined the history of Dutch art and learn how it has evolved since then. Dive into the history of Dutch art while listening to the stories about the most exceptional masters and their techniques. We will focus on The Tree of Jesse, Worship of the Golden Calf, The Milkmaid, The Night Watch, The Battle of Waterloo, and many other masterpieces. Enjoy every detail and get inspired by the mastery of the greatest Dutch artists! ⚠️ Please note that during very busy periods there might be a line. The Night Watch is temporarily not on view.

What's included

  • Local's recommendations for good cafes and restaurants to visit after the tour
  • Self-guided audio tour for your smartphone on the WeGoTrip app
  • Headphones — you should bring your own
  • Ticket to the Rijksmuseum (€20 for adults)
  • Earphones and smartphone are not included – bring your own
  • In-person tour guide

Places you will visit

Museumpromenade 1

Attractions on the route

Download the app and the digital audio tour on your smartphone before the visit. You will find recommendations on how to get to the staring point in the first step of the tour. If you have any questions or need any assistance, please email us at
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Meet the host, Rolf
On WeGoTrip since 2019
My passion is the art and the stories behind it. I love telling stories. Previously as an editor for the national Dutch television but now as a professional art historian.

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