It is our pleasure to welcome you! We open our doors for you every day of the year from 9am to 5pm, including all public holidays.

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A very warm welcome to you as always, now with some new ways of doing things. There will be fewer people in the museum at any one time, for example, and extra attention for hygiene.

Shop, café and gardens

The Shop and The Café are open from 9 am to 6 pm. These are only accessible with an entrance ticket to the museum until 5 pm. Between 5 and 6 pm you can enter without an entrance ticket.

RIJKS restaurant is open on Wednesday to Sunday for lunch and on Tuesday to Sunday for dinner.

The green gardens around the museum are only open during summer. Opening hours are from 9 to 18h.

Admission prices

  • Adults: €22,50
  • Free for ages 18 and under
  • Free for Friends of the Rijksmuseum
  • Free for holders of Amsterdam City Card I, ICOM, Vereniging Rembrandt, KOG, VVAK, VriendenLoterij VIP-KAART
  • Half-price for CJP and EYCA members: €11,25

Tickets are only available online. You can book them here.

Start time and tickets

All visitors are required to book a start time.

  • This applies to everyone, also with a Museum Card. Only Friends of the museum can come without booking ahead.

  • The start time indicates the start of your visit.

  • Once inside you can stay as long as you want during opening hours.

If you’re unable to make it on the booked date, or if you’d like to visit the Rijksmuseum on a different date, please let us know via this page. If there’s an open time slot on your preferred dates, we can rebook your ticket(s). It’s our goal to give as many people as possible the chance to visit the Rijksmuseum.


Groups are welcome at the Rijksmuseum, however due to the corona measures at the moment the maximum group size is 10. Book your online group ticket in advance.


In the whole museum you can only pay with your favourite digital payment method, with pin or credit card. This applies to all shops and catering outlets.