The Rietveld Schroder House is a modern architectural masterpiece located in Utrecht, Netherlands. It was designed by Gerrit Rietveld and Truus Schroder in 1924 and is considered one of the icons of the De Stijl movement. The house features a dynamic and flexible interior space that can be transformed by sliding panels and movable furniture. The exterior is composed of horizontal and vertical planes in primary colors and white, creating a striking contrast with the surrounding traditional buildings.
The Rietveld Schroder House is open to the public as a museum and can be visited by guided tours only. The tours last about an hour and are available in English, Dutch, German, French and Spanish.
The Rietveld Schroder House’s tickets can be booked online or at the Centraal Museum, which manages the house. The ticket price is 18 euros for adults and 9 euros for children and students. The ticket also includes admission to the Centraal Museum.
The Rietveld Schroder House is open from Tuesday to Sunday, from 11:00 to 17:00. It is closed on Mondays and on some holidays.
The Rietveld Schroder House can be reached by bus, bike or car from the city center. There is a parking lot nearby for visitors who come by car.
Some tips for visiting the house are:
- Wear comfortable shoes and clothes, as you will have to climb stairs and walk through narrow spaces.
- Respect the rules of the house and do not touch anything or take photos inside.
- Enjoy the unique experience of seeing a living example of modern art and design.
Some of the highlights of the house are:
- The living room, which can be divided into different zones by sliding panels.
- The bedroom, which has a balcony overlooking the street and a skylight that can be opened.
- The kitchen, which has original appliances and utensils from the 1920s.
- The rooftop terrace, which offers a panoramic view of the city and the countryside.