Discover Netherlandish old master paintings in Museum Boijmans van Beuningen in Rotterdam with a private museum tour. Art of the 15th, 16th and 17th centuries and its often remarkable backgrounds, explained in an accessible and diverting way.
The multifaceted Museum Boijmans van Beuningen owns a magnificent collection of paintings and sculpture, very suitable to get a good idea of Netherlandish art of the Golden age and the periods leading to it, the Middle Ages and the Renaissance. Think of famous Dutch and Flemish artists as Jan van Eyck, Pieter Bruegel, Hieronimus Bosch, Jan van Scorel, Maarten van Heemskerck, Peter Paul Rubens, Hendrick Goltzius, Hendrick ter Brugghen, Paulus Moreelse, Jan Steen, Gerrit Dou, Adriaen Brouwer, Peter Paul Rubens, Anthonie van Dyck and of course Rembrandt van Rijn.
Guided museum tour to old masters in Rotterdam
What is there to see in Museum Boijmans van Beuningen? Fascinating religious subjects, seemingly every day and jolly pastime scenes of genre painting, an abundance of food and delicacies on still lifes, but also movingly unsavoury depictions with fascinating stories behind them. Portraits of contemporary persons offer insights into the every day world of people living in past ages. The varied choice of genres and subjects illustrates the high degree of specialisation of painters in the 16th and 17th centuries, ranging from meticulously painted architectural depictions and wide landscape paintings to a diversity of genre scenes and masterpieces of history painting with biblical, mythological and historical subjects. There is so much to discover in Museum Boijmans van Beuningen! Treat yourself with this private museum tour.
Since Museum Boijmans van Beuningen re-hang the permanent collection in 2017 – the collection as time machine – the museum visitor does not follow a strict chronological path along the works of art. Although this museum tour focusses on old masters, we will also come eye to eye with modern and sometimes very modern artworks, among them masterpieces by Rothko, Kandinsky and Van Gogh. This way the unusual sequence of periods of art history stimulates us to reflect on the development of art though the ages.
Date and time by appointment. Final booking is necessary at least 3 weeks before the chosen date.
These museum tours take place in small groups with a maximum of 12 persons. Guided tours for bigger groups can be possible on request.
Price for a museum tour in the Museum Boijmans van Beuningen, c. 1.5 hours: from € 125,00 per group (incl. VAT, excl. museum tickets) onwards.
Price for a museum tour of c. 2 hours: from € 159,50 per group (incl. VAT, excl. museum tickets) onwards.
Also longer tours are possible.
All agreements for Kukullus guided museum tours in the Museum Boijmans van Beuningen are subject to the museum's approval of the tour. Booking has to take place at least 3 weeks prior to the chosen date. It is therefore recommended to agree timely on the the desired date of the tour.