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Combo: Van Gogh Museum + Amsterdam Canal Cruise Tickets

from €45
€36.50

19% off

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Mobile Ticket
Flexible Duration
  • Get a healthy dose of Dutch history and art thanks to this pocket-friendly combo ticket with a canal cruise and an entry ticket to the Van Gogh Museum.
  • Set sail on a 75-min cruise through Amsterdam's canals, declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site, aboard a Blue Boat Company vessel.
  • Float past top Amsterdam attractions such as the Anne Frank House and City Hall while enjoying your snack box by upgrading your ticket.
  • Enjoy entry to the Van Gogh Museum, where you can admire over 200 paintings, 500 drawings, and 750 letters from the Dutch artist.
  • Admire the famous works of Van Gogh's contemporaries such as Monet and Gauguin.
  • Get a healthy dose of Dutch history and art thanks to this pocket-friendly combo ticket with a canal cruise and an entry ticket to the Van Gogh Museum.
  • Set sail on a 75-min cruise through Amsterdam's canals, declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site, aboard a Blue Boat Company vessel.
  • Float past top Amsterdam attractions such as the Anne Frank House and City Hall while enjoying your snack box by upgrading your ticket.
  • Enjoy entry to the Van Gogh Museum, where you can admire over 200 paintings, 500 drawings, and 750 letters from the Dutch artist.
  • Admire the famous works of Van Gogh's contemporaries such as Monet and Gauguin.

Inclusions

  • 75-minute canal cruise
  • Timed entry to the Van Gogh Museum
  • Van Gogh entrance + 75-min canal cruise with snackbox (optional)

Heineken Experience Pier

  • 1-min walk from Heineken Experience and Amsterdam, Weteringcircuit

Hard Rock Cafe

  • 1-min walk from Rembrandts Amsterdam Experience

Van Gogh Museum

  • Tip: Pay attention to the chronological arrangement of the artwork. The museum showcases Van Gogh's evolution as an artist, from his early dark and somber works to his vibrant and expressive later pieces.
  • Your booked time slot will be your entrance time to the Van Gogh Museum.

Canal Cruise

  • Tip: As you cruise through different neighborhoods, be on the lookout for street art and colorful murals adorning buildings and walls.
  • The voucher for your canal cruise is an 'OPEN TICKET', which means that no time slot has been allocated and you can board any next available boat at the dock.
  • These tickets can't be cancelled or rescheduled.
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Guided Tours

Small Group Tour of Van Gogh Museum at Closing Time

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€69
Free Cancellation

You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.

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2 hr. 30 min.
  • Engage in an intimate 2-hour tour of the Van Gogh Museum, exploring the artist's life and works as the day's crowds recede.
  • Experience the museum at closing time, facilitating a quieter, more personal interaction with Van Gogh's masterpieces.
  • Delve deep into the heart of art with your local English-speaking guide, unraveling the stories behind works like "The Bedroom" and "The Sunflowers".
  • Gain access to Van Gogh's letters, offering a unique glance into his thoughts and inspirations during his artistic journey.
  • Engage in an intimate 2-hour tour of the Van Gogh Museum, exploring the artist's life and works as the day's crowds recede.
  • Experience the museum at closing time, facilitating a quieter, more personal interaction with Van Gogh's masterpieces.
  • Delve deep into the heart of art with your local English-speaking guide, unraveling the stories behind works like "The Bedroom" and "The Sunflowers".
  • Gain access to Van Gogh's letters, offering a unique glance into his thoughts and inspirations during his artistic journey.

Inclusions

  • Skip-the-line entry to Van Gogh Museum at closing time
  • English-speaking guide
  • Tip: Photography may be limited in certain areas, respect the museum's guidelines.
  • Facilities: Cafe, Wheelchair Access, Library, Store
  • You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.
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Guided Tours

Guided Tour of Van Gogh Museum

€80
Free Cancellation

You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.

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Mobile Ticket
2 hr.
  • Dive into the world of Van Gogh on a guided tour with skip-the-line entry to the museum, and uncover his artistic journey, and personal letters.
  • Enhance your understanding of Van Gogh through engaging and insightful storytelling by an English-speaking guide.
  • Enjoy a wholesome experience with time to explore the gift shop for memorabilia, making a perfect ending to your artistic adventure.
  • Dive into the world of Van Gogh on a guided tour with skip-the-line entry to the museum, and uncover his artistic journey, and personal letters.
  • Enhance your understanding of Van Gogh through engaging and insightful storytelling by an English-speaking guide.
  • Enjoy a wholesome experience with time to explore the gift shop for memorabilia, making a perfect ending to your artistic adventure.

Inclusions

  • Skip-the-line entry ticket to the museum
  • Guided tour in English
  • Headsets
  • Tip: When viewing Van Gogh's self-portraits, see if you can spot the evolution of his style over time.
  • Facilities: Cafe, Wheelchair Access, Library, Store
  • You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.
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Guided Tours

Guided Tour of Rijksmuseum & Van Gogh Museum with Canal Boat Cruise

from
€159
Free Cancellation

You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.

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Mobile Ticket
7 hr.
  • Spend an art-filled day with guided visits to the Rijksmuseum and Van Gogh Museum, topped by a scenic canal cruise.
  • This experience stands out with its early access to Rijksmuseum and expert-led insights into Van Gogh's intense world.
  • Don't just get entry tickets! Benefit from a knowledgeable guide's commentary at two world-renowned museums.
  • End the day with a relaxing boat cruise, offering unique views of Amsterdam's architectural gems and vibrant canals.
  • Your experience includes an audio guide during the canal cruise, ensuring you don't miss any historic detail.
  • Spend an art-filled day with guided visits to the Rijksmuseum and Van Gogh Museum, topped by a scenic canal cruise.
  • This experience stands out with its early access to Rijksmuseum and expert-led insights into Van Gogh's intense world.
  • Don't just get entry tickets! Benefit from a knowledgeable guide's commentary at two world-renowned museums.
  • End the day with a relaxing boat cruise, offering unique views of Amsterdam's architectural gems and vibrant canals.
  • Your experience includes an audio guide during the canal cruise, ensuring you don't miss any historic detail.

Inclusions

  • Guided tours of Rijksmuseum & Van Gogh Museum
  • Entry ticket to Rijksmuseum
  • Entry ticket to Van Gogh Museum
  • Local English-speaking guide
  • Canal boat tour
  • Audio commentary on the boat in 12 languages
  • Tip: Try a 'stroopwafel' during your lunch break, it's a delicious Dutch specialty.
  • Please note that the entrance ticket for the Rijksmuseum does not include entrance to any temporary exhibitions, including the 2023 Vermeer exhibition.
  • The audio guide commentary on the canal cruise is available in Arabic, German, Chinese, Russian, Korean, Portuguese, Japanese, English, Italian, French, Dutch, and Spanish.
  • You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.
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Visiting Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam

No trip to Amsterdam is complete without exploring its great art collections, living up to its vibrant nightlife, and looking through its crooked houses. The Van Gogh Museum provides an independent outlook into the life and artworks of the maestro himself. The museum houses more than 200 of his paintings, 700 letters, and 500 drawings. The main exhibition area chronicles the various stages of his artistic pursuits. Read on to learn more about the Van Gogh Museum, how to book Van Gogh Museum entry tickets, its opening hours, and other information to help you plan your visit.

Why Visit the Van Gogh Museum

Van Gogh Museum
  • Iconic artistic journey: A visit to this ‘Venice of the North’ is incomplete without a trip to the famed Van Gogh Museum, a 21st-century tribute to the life and works of the ingenious Van Gogh.
  • Diverse masterpieces: Experience an immersive journey through the artistic evolution of Van Gogh, from his early sketches to his iconic masterpieces, while gaining insights into the techniques and inspirations behind the remarkable Van Gogh Museum artworks.
  • Van Gogh and contemporaries: The four-storied museum houses art galleries that display the works of Van Gogh and his contemporaries like Monet, Gauguin, and Millet.
  • In-depth artist exploration: Learn about the Dutch artist in detail, about the circumstances and the subsequent consequences of personal ambitions, emotions, and his influence on the world of art.
  • Timeless masterpieces: Check out famous paintings such as The Almond Blossom, The Potato Eaters, and Sunflower painting by Vincent Van Gogh, among others.

Which Van Gogh Museum Entry Ticket is Best For You?

Van Gogh Museum Entry Tickets

If You Are Short on Time

Go for: Skip-the-line Tickets
Duration: 2- 3 hours
Guide: English-speaking guide

  • Peek a glimpse into the world of Impressionism art, and explore over 200 paintings, 500 drawings, and 750 letters by Van Gogh, along with artwork from other notable contemporaries.
  • Enhance your experience with an upgrade to the multimedia tour in over 11 languages.

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Van Gogh Museum Tickets

If You Are On a Budget

Go for: Museum Entry Tickets
Duration: Flexible
Guide: No

  • Take your time touring the Van Gogh Museum and appreciate the largest collection of Van Gogh paintings, and his contemporaries.
  • Enhance your experience with an upgrade to the multimedia tour in over 11 languages.

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Van Gogh Museum Tickets

If You Are a Solo Traveler

Go for: Guided tours
Duration: 2- 3 hours
Guide: English-speaking guide

  • Dive into the museum with the largest collection of Van Gogh paintings and enhance your understanding of the artist through engaging and immersive storytelling.
  • Enhance your experience with an upgrade to the multimedia tour in over 11 languages.

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If You Are a History Buff

Go for: Guided tours
Duration: 2- 3 hours
Guide: English-speaking guide

  • Explore Van Gogh's life and works as your guide unravels the stories behind the artist's most famous paintings like The Bedroom and Sunflowers.
  • Enhance your experience with an upgrade to the multimedia tour in over 11 languages.

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Van Gogh Museum Tickets

If You Are Looking For an After-Hours Tour

Go for: Guided tours
Duration: 2 hours
Guide: English-speaking guide

  • Go on a 2-hour guided tour at the nearly empty Van Gogh Museum at the end of the day for a quieter, more intimate experience of the artworks.
  • Glimpse over Van Gogh's letters for a unique understanding of the artist's thoughts and inspirations behind his artworks.

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If You Want To Explore Beyond

Go for: Combo Tours
Duration: Flexible
Guide: No

  • Go on a unique journey through the world of Van Gogh and his Dutch contemporaries and take in the beauty of Amsterdam while cruising the infamous canal or exploring the stunning collections at the Rijksmuseum.
  • The I Amsterdam City Card grants you entry to renowned attractions, public transportation, and bike rental options.

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Validity:

All the listed Van Gogh Museum entry tickets are valid for the date and time selected during checkout.

Cancellation Policies:

  • Van Gogh Museum Tickets - These tickets can't be canceled or rescheduled.
  • Combo Saver Tickets - This combo-ticket cancellation or rescheduling is currently not possible.
  • I Amsterdam City Card - The I Amsterdam City Card can be canceled for free, and a full refund will be provided.

What To See inside Van Gogh Museum

Inside Van Gogh Museum
Inside Van Gogh Museum
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Plan Your Van Gogh Museum Visit

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Getting There
Accessibility
Facilities
Van Gogh Museum Timings

Address: Museumplein 6, 1071 DJ Amsterdam

Find On Map

By Car: Easily accessible by car, the nearest car park is Q-Park, located underneath Museumplein. There is a paid parking option on the streets near the museum too.

By Train: Multiple trams and metro lines connect Amsterdam to the Museum’s nearest stops: Van Baerlestraat (tram 2, 5 or 12) or Museumplein (tram: 3, 5 or 12).

By Bus: The nearest bus stop is Museumplein (bus 347 or 357).

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  • Visitors who are unable to navigate their way independently can bring a companion for free.
  • You can bring wheelchairs, wheeled walkers, and mobility scooters, weighing up to 500kg inside the premises.
  • You can borrow wheelchairs and seats for the duration of the visit.
  • A disabled parking space is located on Paulus Potterstraat (number 7, in front of the museum), apart from a dedicated drop-off/pick-up spot for visitors with disabilities.
  • You will find accessible toilets on the ground floor of the museum.
  • Guide dogs with suitable harnesses can be brought to the museum.
  • There are gallery texts that describe the artworks in the permanent collection and temporary exhibition.
  • For those with disabilities that are not visible, wearing the Hidden Disabilities Sunflower Keychain indicates to staff that you may need additional support. Lanyards are available in the Hidden Disabilities Store.
Van Gogh Museum Facilities
  • Library: You can access the library by appointment only. It is open from 10 AM to 12 PM and 2 PM to 4 PM on weekdays. 
  • Cloakrooms: You can store your coat, (hand)bags, small backpacks (up to 45×25×25 cm), and umbrella in the cloakroom. The lockers can be locked electronically using a numeric code of your choice.
  • Children’s room: The museum has a dedicated room for children with interactive activities, storytelling, and other fun activities. 
  • Photography: Photography (without flash or tripod) is only permitted in the atrium and by the ‘selfie walls’.
  • Cafes: The cafes can be found in the Atrium on floor 0 of the Rietveld building, and are open during museum hours.
  • Shop: From postcards, prints, and posters to books, stationery, and souvenirs, the Van Gogh Museum shop, located in the entrance hall, is the perfect place to pick up souvenirs and gifts.

Visitor Tips

  • Some of Van Gogh’s most recognized works, like The Starry Night, are not kept in the Van Gogh Museum. The Inside page will give you information on the works on display.
  • Small bags and backpacks are allowed in the museum. However, larger bags and luggage up to 45×25×25 cm must be stored in the museum's cloakroom facilities for security and to protect the artworks.
  • If you have lost any item at the museum, check out the iLost website, where all lost & found items will be registered.
  • It is advised to take the multimedia guide, knowing the sheer size of the collection.

All Your Questions About Van Gogh Museum Tickets Answered

Where can I buy Van Gogh Museum tickets?

You can buy Van Gogh Museum tickets online. Visitors must enter the museum specifically at the time of their booked slot.

What is the cancelation policy for Van Gogh Museum tickets?

The cancelation policy varies based on the Van Gogh Museum ticket you choose. Please check before you book your tickets.

What are the Van Gogh Museum opening hours?

The museum is typically open daily from 9 am to 6 pm. However, it is best to check the Plan Your Visit page for up-to-date information on opening hours and any temporary closures or changes.

Do I need to buy separate tickets for temporary exhibits?

The Van Gogh Museum provides you access to all the exhibits with a valid entrance ticket, at no extra cost.

Can I change my online ticket(s)?

Up to 48 hours before the date and time of your entry ticket, the museum allows you to change it to an alternative time based on availability. But cancellation is not allowed, and tickets are not refunded.

Do I need to print my ticket?

No, you can show the ticket on a mobile device for checking in.

How can I get to the Van Gogh Museum?

The museum is easily accessible by various means of transportation, including tram, bus, or bicycle. It is located at Museumplein in Amsterdam. Visitors can refer to the Plan Your Visit page for detailed directions and transportation options.

Can I store my luggage at the Van Gogh Museum?

No, the Van Gogh Museum does not provide a locker-room facility. It is advised to leave your luggage at the hotel or at one of the luggage service points in Museum Square.

Is there a free entry for children?

The Van Gogh museum allows children below the age of 18 to enter for free.

Is the Van Gogh Museum suitable for children?

Yes, the museum offers activities and resources specifically designed for children, such as interactive multimedia tours and workshops. Families can also explore the museum using family guides available at the information desk.

Is the museum accessible for people with disabilities?

Yes, the museum is accessible for visitors with disabilities. It provides facilities such as wheelchair access, elevators, accessible toilets, and tactile aids. Detailed accessibility information is available on the official website.

Is the Van Gogh Museum open on Sunday?

The Van Gogh Museum is open all round the year. However, the timings vary, so please check the schedule before you plan your visit.

How much time should I spend at the Van Gogh Museum?

Depending on how much time you spend on each exhibit, the visit can take anything between 1 hour to 2 hours. On average, visitors spend 1 hour and 15 minutes to properly explore the permanent exhibit.

Is Van Gogh museum free with an I Amsterdam card?

The I Amsterdam card includes free entry to various places museums, canal cruises, and public transport, including the Van Gogh Museum.

Is there a cloakroom available at the museum?

Yes, the museum provides a cloakroom where visitors can securely store their coats, bags, and larger items during their visit.

Are photography and filming allowed inside the museum?

Photography and filming are not permitted inside the museum galleries to protect the artworks. However, visitors can take photographs in designated areas such as the entrance hall and the museum's public spaces.

Are there any temporary exhibitions at the museum?

The Van Gogh Museum frequently hosts temporary exhibitions showcasing various themes related to art and culture. Visitors can check the Inside page or inquire at the museum for information about current and upcoming exhibitions.

Can I buy souvenirs related to Van Gogh at the museum?

Yes, the museum has a gift shop where visitors can find a wide range of Van Gogh-related products, including books, prints, stationery, and other unique souvenirs inspired by the artist's works.

Are there any restrictions on sketching inside the museum?

Sketching with pencils or charcoal is allowed in the museum's galleries, as long as it does not disturb other visitors or pose a risk to the artworks. However, the use of ink pens and easels is not permitted.

Can I bring my pet to the museum?

With the exception of guide dogs and assistance dogs, pets are not allowed inside the museum.

Does the museum offer educational programs?

Yes, the Van Gogh Museum offers educational programs and resources for various age groups and educational institutions. These programs include workshops, lectures, and other activities that provide deeper insights into Van Gogh's art.