Posts Tagged‘Rijksmuseum’

10 things you didn’t know about the Rijksmuseum

Have you watched the ‘Night at the Museum’ movie? Well, I believe if you’ll spend a night in the Rijksmuseum you’ll also be accompanied with some truly interesting characters. Dutch navy admirals, 17th century children drinking, smoking pipe and eating stroopwafels, lady reading a love letter that obviously isn’t from her husband or a mother looking for a lice in her daughter’s hair. Open way back in 1885, Rijksmuseum, the Dutch National museum, was filled with controversies from the very beginning. So, here are 10 things you probably didn’t know about the Rijksmuseum. #1 – It has a road in…

The best museums in Amsterdam

According to Wikipedia, there are more then 90 museums in Amsterdam. It’s a home to the second (Van Gogh Museum) and the third (Rijksmuseum) best museums in the world, recently declared in a study made by the University of Rotterdam. There is definitely something for everyone, from the collections of some of the best Dutch artists in the Rijksmuseum, Anne Frank’s House to the smaller places like a Houseboat Museum. However, if you’re still not sure where to go, here are some of the best museums in Amsterdam. The best museums in Amsterdam Amsterdam Classics #1 – Rijksmuseum Address: Museumstraat…

September in Amsterdam (Giveaways, ‘Rijksmuseum Workshop’ and more)

It looks like with our summer vacation being over, the warm sunny weather is going towards its end too. Well, you can start reading those articles about beating the post vacation blues. Or, you can do something much more fun, and pretend to be a tourist in your own city. That’s what I’ve decided to do! I’ve prepared a lot of content dedicated to Amsterdam for this September. I’ll also share a lot of pics of Amsterdam on my social media channels. And, we are going to have not one, but two giveaways on a blog this month! But, the…