The Museum:

The Rijksmuseum is Amsterdam's best visited museum with 1.2 million visitors a year. The impressive historic building was designed by architect Pierre Cuypers in 1885 and holds a collection of mainly Dutch Golden Age works. The most famous Rijksmuseum piece is Rembrandt van Rijn's Nachtwacht (Night Watch).

The Collection:

The Exhibitions:

When you're in the neigbourhood, you should even consider visiting the museum just for the exhibitions. These are quite interesting, as a small anthology might prove:

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