It's hard to summarize a museum that holds close to one million objects. It is perhaps best known for its collection of 17th-century Golden Age Dutch masters, like Rembrandt, Vermeer, Frans Hals, and Jan Steen.
Obviously, it is largest art museum in the Netherlands and reputed to be one of the 10 principal museums in the world, putting it in the company of the Louvre, the Prado, and the New York Metropolitan.
In addition to paintings, it has other collections: sculpture and decorative arts, drawings, prints and photographs, Asiatic art, and Dutch history. The current building has housed the museum since 1885. It is now undergoing a huge renovation, which it is trying to modernize w...Read More