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  • Step into the world of Impressionism art, as the Van Gogh Museum perfectly boasts his eccentric personality and ways of thinking.
  • Take your time touring through the museum and notice the 200 paintings, 500 drawings, and 750 letters by Van Gogh.
  • This museum may be the largest collection of Van Gogh’s work, but you will also see artwork from his contemporaries, such as Monet and Gauguin.
  • Make sure to check out some of Van Gogh’s most recognizable works of art, such as The Bedroom, Sunflowers, The Potato Eaters, and The Almond Blossom, among others.
  • Upgrade your ticket to include an exciting multimedia tour with audio devices available in 11 languages.
  • Tune in to the interactive audioguide that will let you immerse yourself in the stunning artworks by Van Gogh - rare-known and renowned.

This ticket has the following options you can choose from:

  • Museum Ticket
  • Museum Tickets + Multimedia Tour

The audioguide in the multimedia tour is available in:

  • English, Dutch, French, German, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish, Russian, Chinese (Mandarin), Japanese and Korean.
  • Children aged 18 and under can go for free (carry a valid photo ID).
  • These tickets can't be cancelled or rescheduled.

I amsterdam City Card: Canal Cruise, Public Transport And Attractions Entry

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  • Explore the best of Amsterdam seamlessly with this handy I amsterdam City Card.
  • Gain access to 70+ fascinating attractions over the course of 24, 48, 72, 96, or 120 hours (depending on the option chosen).
  • Your card includes access to the famed Rijksmuseum, Stedelijk Museum, Windmill de Kat, Eye Filmmuseum, Portuguese Synagogue, and a blissful 1-hour canal cruise. Plus, much more!
  • Along with entry to popular attractions, you will also benefit from unlimited access to the city’s public transport (tram and bus only) so you can get around in a hassle-free manner.
  • Find your way more easily around the city and get to know about the latest events with a free copy of Amsterdam magazine and a city map.
  • Save up to 40% on access to attractions, discounts at cafes, bike rentals, and much more!
  • Note: If the card doesn't activate after redeeming your voucher at the redemption point, you're entitled to a refund.
  • Unlimited access to the city's public transport (bus, tram, and metro).
  • 1-hour canal cruise.
  • Entry to 70+ attractions.
  • A complimentary copy of Amsterdam magazine.
  • A complimentary city map.
  • Because of current safety measures you are now required to book time slots before visiting City Card venues. This also includes visits to restaurants and bars.
  • The I amsterdam City Card allows you to comfortably visit the attractions of your choice over the course of 24, 48, 72, 96, or 120 hours (depending on the option chosen at checkout).
  • Enjoy an extended ticket validity until 31 Dec 2022.
  • All discounts at restaurants and cafes are valid for the calendar year 2022.
  • You can cancel these tickets up to 24 hours before the experience begins and get a full refund.

Van Gogh Museum Reopens Post-COVID-19

The Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam has reopened its doors following the COVID-19 lockdown across the world. To prevent infection, several safety measures and guidelines have been implemented at the museum. Please ensure that you check and maintain these guidelines. 

Safety Measures and Guidelines to Visit Van Gogh Museum

Here are all the essential safety measures in place at the Van Gogh Museum for the public:

  • Please reserve your tickets online. The Van Gogh Museum now accepts only online reservations.
  • Sanitizers have been placed across multiple points in the museum for public use
  • Masks that cover the nose and mouth should be worn by all visitors throughout their visit 
  • Markers have been placed across the museum to enable social distancing. All visitors must maintain a minimum of 2 meters distance from others.
  • All doors will remain open through the different exhibits to avoid touching doorknobs
  • Only two individuals are allowed to use the lift at a time
  • Large pieces of luggage cannot be stored in the cloakroom. You can, however, store smaller backpacks, baby strollers, and overcoats.
  • The museum’s restaurant remains closed until further notice; the cafe, however, is open.
  • Visitors are requested to use digital payments to avoid physical contact at the eatery or gift shop

Why Visit the Van Gogh Museum

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  • But 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.
  • The four-storied museum houses art galleries which display the works of van Gogh and his contemporaries like Monet, Gauguin, and Millet.
  • Learn about the Dutch artist in-depth. Learn about the circumstances that created, personal ambitions, emotions, and his influence on the world of art.
  • Check out famous paintings such as the Almond Blossom, the Potato Eaters, and Sunflowers, among others.

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  • Avoid the long queues and skip straight into the Van Gogh Museum.
  • With these tickets, you can access all the temporary and permanent exhibitions.
  • Explore 200 paintings, 500 drawings, and 750 letters from this Dutch genius.
  • View the works of van Gogh’s contemporaries, such as Gauguin and Monet
  • Upgrade your ticket to get enjoy a multimedia guided tour with an immersive audio guide available in 11 languages.

Cancelation Policy: These Van Gogh Museum tickets cannot be canceled, amended, or rescheduled

Discounted Tickets: Children aged 18 and under can go for free (carry a valid photo ID).

Validity: This ticket is valid for the date and time selected during checkout.

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Saver Combo Tickets

  • These tickets allows you access to two important attractions in Amsterdam: the Amsterdam Canals and the Van Gogh Museum.
  • Go on a 75-minute cruise along the Amsterdam Canals, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
  • Visit the second most visited in the Netherlands, the Van Gogh Museum and view his most impressive works of art.
  • Enjoy a tasty snackbox (optional).

Super Flexible Cancellation Policy: Get a full refund on canceling this ticket up to 24 hours before the schedule.

Discounted Tickets: Infants aged 4 and under can go for free. Children between the ages 5-12, as well as youths aged 13-17, enjoy reduced ticket pricing (carry a valid photo ID).

Validity: Ticket is valid for the date and time chosen during checkout.

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Small Group Tour

  • Learn all about Vincent van Gogh’s life with a group of no more than 8 people.
  • You will be accompanied by an expert English-speaking guide, who will shed light on the artist.
  • Enjoy hassle-free pick-ups from a central location on board a minivan equipped with free WiFi
  • Visit Nuenen, where the artist lived between 1883 and 1885, and explore the sights that inspired him.
  • Visit the Museum Vincentre, an open-air museum, and learn about Vincent’s life in Nuenen.
  • Check out the largest collection showcasing the artist’s creative genius at Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam.

Cancelation Policy: The ticket cannot be canceled, amended, or rescheduled

Valid: The ticket is valid for the date and time selected during the booking

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I Amsterdam City Card

  • Explore the Dutch capital and all that it has to offer with this city pass.
  • Get access to over 70+ fascinating attractions in Amsterdam.
  • Enjoy skip-the-line access to the famed Van Gogh Museum, Rijksmuseum, Stedelijk Museum, and more, along with an hour-long canal cruise.
  • This super saver pass gives you unlimited access to the city’s public transport.
  • You can also enjoy discounts at cafés, restaurants, bike rentals & more.
  • Pick between the ticket options of 24, 48, 72, 96, and 120 Hour Passes.

Cancelation Policy: The car cannot be canceled, amended, or rescheduled.

Validity: Enjoy an extended ticket validity until 31 Dec 2021.

What is the Best Way to Buy Van Gogh Museum Tickets? Book Online 

The best way to purchase tickets to Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam is to buy them online. This also allows for a safe and contactless transaction. It also provides these additional benefits:

  • Advance booking: Plan your trip in advance and choose tickets for a date and time of your choice and avoid the disappointment of tickets selling out. 
  • Convenience: Skip the long queues and book your ticket with just a click. We are also available on phone, chat, and email 24/7 to answer all queries. 
  • Great discounts: Avail of some of the best discounts offered by our platform. 

Van Gogh Museum Highlights

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Van Gogh's Masterpieces

At the museum's permanent exhibition, held in the Rietveld building, you can view Vincent van Gogh's masterpieces and explore his development as an artist. You can also view his drawings and letters here and learn about the ideas and ambitions that drove him. You will also be able to understand the impact that van Gogh's work has had on artists, such as Maurice de Vlaminck and Kees van Dongen. You will be able to view works such as The Potato Eaters, Sunflowers, Almond Blossom, Tree Roots, Self-Portrait with Grey Felt Hat, Self-Portrait as a Painter, The Yello House (The Street) and more.

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New Work

The Van Gogh Museum discovered a new work, Study for ‘Worn Out’ that has been added to Vincent van Gogh's oeuvre. It has been on display in the museum since 17 September 2021. A figure drawings from Van Gogh’s period in The Hague, one can find details of how it came into being in letters to his brother Theo and to his friend Anthon van Rappard. The drawing shows an exhausted man who is seen sitting on a chair with his head between his hands. The model that appears in the picture is a bad, elderly man who has appeared in many of Van Gogh's works. This drawing is being displayed on the first floor of the Van Gogh Museum’s permanent collection until 2 January 2022.

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Van Gogh

The artist Vincent van Gogh is a layered man. His paintings provide a great insight into his genius, but they need to be seen in conjecture with his life. His drawings allow people to understand his growth as an artist, while his letters allow people to understand him. Learn about key events in his life, and stories that have made the man unique and inspiring at the Van Gogh Museum. You will be able to view letters to his younger brother, Theo; his mother, Anna van Gogh; painters such as Eugène Boch and Anthon van Rappard. You will also find van Gogh's sketches in between these letters, which make them invaluable.

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Temporary Exhibitions

Since 2014, the museum hosts temporary exhibitions that feature the work of artists who have been inspired by Vincent van Gogh. In the past, the works of Francis Bacon, Edvard Munch, Frank Auerbach, Willem de Kooning, Peter Doig, Zeng Fanzhi, and Matthew Day Jackson, have found their way to the walls of the Van Gogh Museum. At present, the Compressed Landscapes by Jan Robert Leegte, who was inspired by the landscapes of Vincent van Gogh and the Impressionists, is being showcased at the museum.

Plan Your Van Gogh Museum Visit

Getting There
Van Gogh Museum Tickets Timings

The Van Gogh Museum welcomes visitors throughout the year. The timings, however, vary.

  • 13 September - 15 October 2021:
    Monday until Friday: 10 AM to 5 PM.
    Saturday and Sunday: 10 AM to 6 PM.
  • 16 October - 7 November 2021:
    Daily: 9 AM to 6 PM.
  • 8 November - 24 December 2021:
    Tuesday until Friday: 10 AM to 5 PM.
    Saturday and Sunday: 10 AM to 6 PM.
  • 25 and 26 December 2021:
    9 AM to 5 PM.
  • 27 - 31 December 2021:
    Monday to Thursday: 9 AM to 6 PM.
    Friday (31 December): 9 AM to 5 PM.
Van Gogh Museum Tickets

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).

Van Gogh Museum Accessibility
  • Visitors who are unable to navigate their way through the museum independently can bring a companion for free.
  • 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 a suitable harness can be brought to the museum.
  • There are gallery texts that describe the artworks in the permanent collection or temporary exhibition.
  • For those with disabilities that are not visible, wearing the Hidden Disabilities Sunflower Keychain indicates to museum staff that you may need additional support during your visit. Lanyards are available in the Hidden Disabilities Store.
Van Gogh Museum Tickets Facilities
  • Wi-Fi: Free Wi-Fi is available in the museum.
  • Shop: Located at the entrance hall, you will find gifts, jewelry, posters, books about van Gogh here.
  • Boutique: Located near the main entrance. The Boutique stocks a select collection of products and souvenirs.
  • Bookshop: On the upper floor of the museum, you will fins a bookstore that houses an extensive selection of books about Vincent van Gogh and his contemporaries.
  • Café: Cafe Le Tambourin: You will find an espresso bar located in the entrance hall is open for drinks or a snack. The cafe Le Tambourin is temporarily closed, due to COVID-19.
  • Library: The Van Gogh Museum library is home to over 35,000 books and articles, and over 40 magazines and auction catalogues.
  • Locker: You can store your coat and umbrella in the museum’s cloakroom. Bags and small backpacks can be stored in a locker, that can be locked electronically using a numeric code of your choice

Visitor Tips

  • Book your tickets online in advance, and skip the waiting line in front of the museum. The museum authorities guarantee entry to valid ticket holders.
  • Take out sufficient time for your visit and avoid going on a rainy day.
  • The queue in front of the museum looks long, but it moves quickly, so be patient.
  • Photography (without a flash or tripod and for personal use) is only permitted at certain designated areas in the museum. Some of Van Gogh’s most recognized works like the Starry Night are not kept in the Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam. So do your research before you go looking for some specific work of the artist.
  • If you have items with you larger than 45×25×25 cm, you may be refused entrance to the museum.
  • If you have lost any item at the museum, check out the iLost website, where all lost and found items at the museum will be registered.
  • Food and drinks are not permitted inside the museum.
  • Smoking is not permitted.
  • You cannot touch any of the artworks.
  • It is advised to take the multimedia guide, knowing the sheer size of the collection.
  • Wear comfortable shoes and carry an umbrella, for Amsterdam’s weather is finicky.

All Your Questions About Van Gogh Museum Tickets Answered

Q. Is it safe to visit the Van Gogh Museum post-COVID-19?

A. Several safety measures and guidelines have also been enforced to ensure the safety of the museum's visitors. To ensure the safety of its visitors, the Van Gogh Museum now accepts only online reservations. You can buy tickets here.

Q. Where can I buy Van Gogh Museum tickets?

A. You can buy Van Gogh Museum tickets online.

Q. What are the safety measures and guidelines in place at the Van Gogh Museum?

A. In light of COVID-19, multiple health and safety measures have been enforced. The Van Gogh Museum now accepts only online reservations. It is mandatory that visitors wear masks that cover their nose and face throughout their entire visit; sanitizers have been placed at multiple points in the museum. Social distancing markers have also been placed throughout the exhibit.

Q. Are Van Gogh Museum tickets available online now?

A. Yes. You can book your Van Gogh Museum tickets online as they now accept only digital reservations. Visitors must enter the museum specifically at the time of their booked slot.

Q. What is the cancelation policy for Van Gogh Museum tickets?

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

Q. Is there a time limit for how long I can stay at the Van Gogh Museum?

A. There is no fixed time for visitors’ stay. Ideally, visitors spend about 2 hours at the Van Gogh Museum.

Q. Are guided tours of the Van Gogh Museum available post-COVID-19?

A. As of now, only individual visitors are allowed into the museum. A maximum of 5 bookings can be made at a time. However, you can avail the multimedia guided tour with an immersive audio guide available in 11 languages for an educative experience.

Q. Do I need to buy separate tickets for temporary museums?

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

Q. Can I change my online ticket(s)?

A. 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.

Q. Do I need to print my ticket?

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

Q. Can I store my luggage at the Van Gogh Museum?

A. 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.

Q. Is there a free entry for children?

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

Q. Is the Van Gogh Museum open on Sunday?

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

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

A. 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.

Q. Is Van Gogh museum free with an IAmsterdam card?

A. The IAmsterdam card includes free entry to various places museums, canal cruise, and public transport, including the Van Gogh Museum.