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Dutch Masters & Marvels - Guided Van Gogh & Rijksmuseum Tour incl Cruise & Lunch

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Enjoy a full day of Amsterdam’s outstanding art, culture and scenery with this museum tour and canal cruise combo. Avoid the lines and gain skip-the-line entry to the Van Gogh Museum and Rijksmuseum, where you’ll take narrated tours with an art historian guide to see and learn about masterpieces by Van Gogh, Rembrandt, Frans Hals, Johannes Vermeer and others. Outdoors, soak up Amsterdam’s lovely waterfront sights on a 75 minute canal cruise. A complimentary ticket to the Diamond Museum Amsterdam is also included.

Numbers are limited to 20 people on this small-group tour, ensuring a more personalized experience.
  • Skip the long entrance lines at two of Amsterdam’s top museums
  • Get admission tickets to three of the city's museums
  • Save time planning out the details with included lunch and a cruise
  • An art-historian guide tells you all about Van Gogh and other artists 
  • Choose from an English-only tour or a Spanish-and-English tour
  • Explore the Diamond Museum Amsterdam independently
What to Expect
Meet for this Van Gogh Museum and Rijksmuseum skip-the-line tour in Amsterdam Museum's District. Check in with your guide and group, and get ready for a fun day filled with art. Your first stop for the day is at the Rijksmuseum, where you skip the long lines at the entrance and head inside with your guide. Learn about artists such as Vermeer and Rembrandt as you explore more than 75 galleries. Once you’re done looking through the exhibits, enjoy lunch at the museum before taking a canal boat ride. Your cruise goes down Amsterdam’s UNESCO World Heritage-listed canals. Next up is the Van Gogh Museum, where you can also skip the entrance lines and go inside right away. Your guide tells you interesting facts about the famous artist and his paintings. Your last stop is at the Royal Coster Diamonds, which is where your tour ends. Your guide leaves you with an admission ticket to the Diamond Museum Amsterdam for you to explore on your own.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Diamant Museum, Paulus Potterstraat 8, 1071 CZ Amsterdam, Netherlands
Departure Time
9:30 AM
Return Details
Returns to original departure point
  • Professional private guide
  • Private tours of Van Gogh Museum and Rijksmuseum
  • Light lunch at the Rijksmuseum
  • 1 hr Canal cruise
  • Entrance ticket for the Diamond Museum
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Children up to and including 3 years old are free of charge (not occupying a seat)
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Pieter our guide was humorous and very knowledgeable, and he explained all that was needed to get a complete insight of both the museum’s in such a short time. It was really a Fabulous experience and the highlight of our tour to understand the Dutch masters
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Our guide Pieter is great and knowledgeable and very passionate in arts, Rembrandt and Van Gogh, the 2 geniuses in art. I am thoroughly enjoy the wide collection of art works from these 2 maestros at Rijks and Van Gogh museums and the experience is unforgettable. These are the
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Our tour guide was an art history major who was so knowledgable and interesting. She was passionate about art and shared her enthusiasm with our group. It was a pleasure to visit the Rijks/Van Gogh museums in an organized manner and see all the highlights.
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Our tour guide was Michael and he was fantastic! We had a very relaxed and informative day. So much more insightful to go with a guide that is an art expert. The canal cruise was pleasant way to travel around the city. A day well spent.
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The Rijiks museum is so big that it would take a week to thoroughly see the whole collection. However Elena gave us a background to the paintings and knew what to hit with the limited time. The lunch at the Rijiks is poor so bring your own food. But the knowledgeable guide will
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By: Keytours
238 reviews
Chennai (Madras), India
Wonderful place
For holidays I really say you will enjoy this place.History was made there.know about Netherlands from here
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Yangon Region, Myanmar
Nice Memories
We have seen most of Holland throughout the program. Very interesting trip! Good guide, good food and nice
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Great way to see the countryside
Gerda, Michael and Juan gave exceptional tour guides. Juan took the time to engage with passengers and gave great
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Roberta B
New Hyde Park, New York
Holiday Vacation
Wonderful day! Peter, our tour guide was funny and full of interesting facts about Holland’s history. It was a
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This was an okay way to tour the countryside if: 1. You don’t have a lot of time to spend in Amsterdam 2. Enjoy
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Manama, Bahrain
Best trip to Holland villages
one of my favourite, breathtaking trip that shows the beauty of the Netherland villages. the office was on time,
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Mumbai INDIA
Dutch Masters
Pieter our guide was humorous and very knowledgeable, and he explained all that was needed to get a complete
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
World Class Art Museum - Experience of Life Time
Our guide Pieter is great and knowledgeable and very passionate in arts, Rembrandt and Van Gogh, the 2 geniuses in
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Very Good Tour to the Windmils & Countryside of Amsterdam
A very organized and enjoyable trip of 8 tour to the countryside of Amsterdam. It is a very good "sneak preview"
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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Great Tour With Great Customer Service Agents
I just returned from the Charm of Holland tour. Even though the tour took about 8 hours, I can assure you it is
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Great to see the the highlights of the countryside in a day.
Josie, our guide was wonderful. It was a nice small group of people. The only issue we had, was that there was not
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Great way to get outside of Amsterdam and see the countryside.
Johan (driver) and Yvette (tour guide) were great! They were very personable and fun. This tour provides a way to
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Boise, Idaho
Good overview
If you don’t have a car & want to see some preserved villages/windmills outside of Amsterdam, this is a pretty
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Lisa S
Albany, New York
Birthday treat
To celebrate my birthday I booked this tour for our family of four (two adult children). It was an amazing day. So
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Charm of Holland
Great tour! We had a great time and would highly recommend this tour if you want to check out the country side
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