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Museum Het Rembrandthuis, Amsterdam

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Contact: +31 20 520 0400
Open Hours: Daily 10a-5p
One of the most famous inhabitants that ever graced Amsterdam is, without a doubt, Rembrandt van Rijn. The painter was born in Leiden moved to Amsterdam to start his career. His house, nowadays called Rembrandthuis, dates from 1606 where the artist and his wife lived between 1639 and 1658. It was in this house that famous paintings such as De Nachtwacht were painted. 250 of the 300 etchings Rembrandt created are displayed here. The museum also owns a number of sketches by Rembrandt and paintings by his teacher Pieter Lastman and some of Rembrandt's apprentices. There's a museum store, cafe and information center on the premises as well.