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Red Light Secrets - Museum of Prostitution and 1 Hour Canal Cruise

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Visit Red Light Secrets, the only Museum of Prostitution in the world and find out what happens behind closed curtains! Combine your ticket with a pleasant 1-hour sightseeing cruise of Amsterdam’s historic canals.


  • Red Light Secrets is the only museum of prostitution in the world
  • Take a closer look at the world’s oldest profession here
  • Meet the girls of the Red Light District from behind the famous glass windows and see how they live their daily lives
  • Enjoy a relaxing 1-hour cruise of Amsterdam’s historic canals
  • Get breathtaking views of landmark structures such as Skinny Bridge, the Westerkerk church and the charming streets of Negen Straatjes.


  • Entry into Red Light Secrets
  • GPS audio guide available in 18 different languages (Amsterdam Canal Cruise)


  • Hotel transfers
  • Food and beverages

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Get a full refund on canceling this ticket up to 24 hours before schedule.

your experience

Ever thought museums were dull and stuck in the past? Never again! Learn all the secrets about Amsterdam’s red-light neighborhood in the new museum of prostitution, Red Light Secrets. This museum will give you a sneak-peek into one of the world’s oldest practices in a way you’ve never experienced before. Get a firsthand experience and see what it is like to take a seat behind the famous glass windows. You'll also hear stories and testimonies from the women themselves, and hear about their dreams and desires that are often hidden from the world!

For a complete Amsterdam experience, go on a 1-hour cruise that takes you through the best spots in the historic canal belt. Gasp at the beauty of magnificent 17th-century houses, bridges and churches that line the waterfront. As you take photographs, listen to the audio guide on board that is available in 18 different languages. You will also see highlights of the city such as Magere Brug (‘Skinny Bridge’), the Westerkerk church and the charming Negen Straatjes neighborhood.

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Important Information

  • Last admission to the Red Light Secrets is 1 hour before closing
  • The ticket is only valid to adults aged 18 years and above (carry a valid photo ID)
  • The museum isn’t wheelchair accessible


Red Light Secrets

  • Mon to Sun - 11am to 12 midnight

  • Special Opening Hours
    25 Dec and 31 Dec - 11am to 6pm

Amsterdam Canal Cruise

  • 4 Nov 2019 to 18 Mar 2020 (incl.) - Daily 9:30am to 9pm
  • 19 Mar 2020 to 18 Oct 2020 (incl.) - Daily 9am to 10pm
  • Cruises depart every 30 minutes

my tickets

  • Your voucher will be emailed to you shortly/instantly.
  • Please display your mobile voucher with a valid photo ID at the attractions.

Ticket Redemption Points

Red Light Secrets

  • Your ticket redemption point is at Red Light Secrets (Oudezijds Achterburgwal 60h, 1012 DP Amsterdam, Netherlands).
  • It is located in the Oudezijds Voorburgwal canal, smack in the middle of the Red Light District.

Get Directions to the Redemption Point

Amsterdam Canal Cruise

  • The 1 hour Canal Cruise can only be accessed with a pre-booked time slot.
  • In order to pre-book a specific time slot, please show your (smartphone) ticket at the local office located at Damrak 26.
  • Address: 1012 LG Amsterdam, Netherlands

Get Directions to the RedemptionPoint

Getting There

Red Light Secrets

By Metro

  • The nearest metro station is Nieuwmarkt Metro Station, which is a 5-minute walk from Red Light Secrets
  • Train #51, 53 & 54 will get you here

By Bus & Tram

  • The nearest transit stop is ‘Dam,’ which is a 10-minute walk from Red Light Secrets
  • Bus #N85, N87, N89, N91 & N93 will get you here
  • Tram #4 & 14 will get you here


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