Phenomenal: Amsterdam's Rijksmuseum's $489M mega makeover

By Dan Hayes, for CNNPublished 12th April 2013
Johannes Vermeer's "The Milkmaid" (c.1660) from the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam.
Johannes Vermeer's "The Milkmaid," expected to be a serious crowd-puller.
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Paintings and artifacts from the same era share space.
Paintings and artifacts from the same era share space.
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This grisly chess set was a gift from leading Nazi Heinrich Himmler to Anton Mussert, a senior figure in the Dutch National Socialist party.
This grisly chess set was a gift from leading Nazi Heinrich Himmler to Anton Mussert, a senior figure in the Dutch National Socialist party.
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