See our recommendations for the museums representing the ‘Old Dutch Masters’ suitable for an afternoon, a day trip or a weekend in Holland.
You can’t miss the Rijksmuseum – the national museum in Amsterdam that illustrates the art and history of Holland.
Head out to the Hague, where you will find the 17th century former residence, Mauritshuis, which originally served as a hotel for upper-class customers and is currently a museum that holds some 800 works of art.
In Haarlem, you’ll find the Frans Hals Museum which contains many artworks of several masters from the 16th and 17th century. It holds the world’s biggest Frans Hals collection.
The Rembrandt House in Amsterdam is a former residence of the Dutch Master Rembrandt van Rijn and has been restored to its former glory.
A visit to the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam is a must. Here you’ll see endless works by Vincent Van Gogh as he had a huge impact on 20th century art.
Once you’ve done that, visit the Kröller-Müller Museum - second largest Van Gogh collection in the world, in Otterlo (just outside Arnhem).