The Rijksmuseum is a Dutch national museum dedicated to arts and history in Amsterdam. Was founded in The Hague in 1800 and moved to Amsterdam in 1808.
The building of the Rijksmuseum was designed by Pierre Cuypers and opened in 1885. The collection of the Rijksmuseum consists of 1 million objects and is dedicated to arts, crafts, and history from the years 1200 to 2000. Around 8000 objects are currently on display in the museum. The collection contains more than 2,000 paintings from the Dutch Golden Age by notable painters such as Jacob van Ruisdael, Frans Hals, Johannes Vermeer, Jan Steen, Rembrandt, and Rembrandt’s pupils.