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Guided Tour of Van Gogh Museum

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2 hrs
Guided tour

Uncover the life and art of Van Gogh in Amsterdam's dedicated museum, featuring guided insights, skip-the-line access, and a treasure trove of his masterpieces.


  • Enjoy a guided tour in English of the Van Gogh Museum, the home to the world's largest collection of Van Gogh's artwork.

  • With a skip-the-line ticket, dive straight into exploring over 200 paintings, 500 drawings, and 800 personal letters by the legendary painter.

  • Discover Van Gogh’s love for nature through his paintings, and his fascination with still life via iconic works like Sunflowers and Irises.

  • Delve into Van Gogh's life journey; his decision to become an artist at 27, his mental health struggles, and his bond with his brother, Theo.

  • Fun Fact: The museum, exhibiting the artist's life and work, is a masterpiece itself, designed by the famous Dutch architect Gerrit Rietveld.


  • Skip-the-line entry ticket to the museum

  • Guided tour in English

  • Headsets

cancellation policy

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

Unveiling Art’s Mastermind: Van Gogh Museum Tour

Begin your journey with the skip-the-line entrance, a privilege that allows you to bypass the crowds and dive right into the heart of the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam. As your multilingual guide, adept in English, leads you through the museum, you'll explore the mesmerizing world of Vincent Van Gogh, a Dutch painter whose influence on 19th-century art remains unmatched. See over 200 of his paintings, 500 drawings, and 800 letters, all housed within this museum, the largest collection of Van Gogh's works worldwide. Be intrigued by his famous self-portraits, his exquisite landscapes, and unique flower still life paintings, including the renowned Sunflowers and Irises.

Art, Architecture, and Insights

As you delve into the artist's life, you'll also explore works by his contemporaries and friends, and French and Japanese prints, all under the impressive architectural marvel that is the Van Gogh Museum, designed by the famed Dutch architect, Gerrit Rietveld. Discover Van Gogh's personal spaces through the only known painting of his bedroom in Arles and his letters to his supportive brother, Theo. Learn about his decision to become an artist at the age of 27, a choice that has left an indelible mark on the art world. The tour concludes at the museum gift shop, allowing you to carry a piece of this inspiring journey back home. This experience, laden with artistic wonders and drenched in history, promises to leave you with a profound appreciation of Van Gogh's genius and the era he lived in.

Important Information

  • Facilities: Cafe, Wheelchair Access, Library, Store


  • Note that the following are not allowed: food, drinks, luggage or large bags
  • Your voucher will be emailed to you instantly.

  • Please arrive at the meeting point 15 mins before the scheduled time of your tour to avoid any delays.

  • Display the voucher on your mobile phone with a valid photo ID at the meeting point.

Meeting Point

  • Meet your guide at Cobra Café.

  • Address: Hobbemastraat 18, 1071 ZB Amsterdam, Netherlands.

  • Guide Identifier: Your guide will be holding an orange umbrella for recognition.

Get Directions to the Meeting Point

Getting There

By Bus

  • The closest bus stop is Amsterdam, Ruysdaelkade. It is a quick 4-minute walk to the meeting point.

  • Board buses N84 and N88 to get you there.

By Tram

  • The closest tram stop is Amsterdam, Museumplein. It is a quick 4- minute walk to the meeting point.

  • Board trams 2, 5 and 12 to get you there.

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