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Wander through the Rijksmuseum and admire one of the largest collections of artistic masterpieces from all over the world. An optional canal cruise amplifies your experience!


  • At Rijksmuseum, zoom past long ticketing queues and head right in, thanks to your skip-the-line access
  • Make your way across the galleries and admire over 8,000 exhibited works of art
  • Admire the vast collection of paintings, pottery, artworks and art history books housed here
  • Take in Van Gogh’s Self-portrait, Vermeer’s Milkmaid, and Rembrandt’s Nightwatch
  • Upgrade your ticket to include an iconic cruise along Amsterdam's striking canals
  • Look out for revered landmarks that float past you, along with striking 17th-century merchant houses
  • The audio commentary on board (available in 19 languages) gives you context on the landmarks you'll see
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Your Experience

Located in the heart of Amsterdam’s Museum Square, the Rijksmuseum is one of the world’s largest and most famous museums. The museum promises to take you on a journey back in time to the 17th century with its wide collection of artwork from around the globe. Visit the Gallery of Honour, which showcases masterworks by Frans Hals, Jan Steen, Vermeer, and Rembrandt. Be inspired by these artworks as you stroll through the different galleries. With all that the museum has to offer, a visit to the Rijksmuseum is a must for all art lovers.

Follow up your journey through the past with a relaxing canal cruise. The canals of Amsterdam are listed under the UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Engage in soulful sightseeing of rustic bridges and age-old cathedrals that make Amsterdam the beauty it is. Learn more about the architecture of Amsterdam with the GPS guide that speaks 19 languages.

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  • Skip-the-line admission into Rijksmuseum
  • 1-hr canal cruise (Optional)
  • Audio guide in 19 languages (Optional)
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  • Hotel transfers
  • Food & drinks
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Ticket Information

This ticket has the following variants that you can choose from:

  • Skip the Line Rijksmuseum Tickets & Optional Cruise: Rijksmuseum Tickets
  • Skip the Line Rijksmuseum Tickets & Optional Cruise: Rijksmuseum Tickets + Cruise

Important Information

  • The museum bans the entry of large bags, suitcases, and umbrellas. Visitors will only be allowed to carry a handbag or small, thin backpacks
  • Some rooms inside the museum follow a strict no speaking policy, in such a situation your guide will provide the information beforehand
  • For the Rijksmuseum, it is necessary to enter within a period of time. Once inside you can stay as long as you want
  • Timeslots for entrance into Rijksmuseum: 9:00 AM- 11:00 AM, 11:00 AM- 1:00 PM, 1:00 PM-3:00 PM, 3:00 PM-5:00 PM



  • The Museum is open daily from 9:00 AM- 5:00 PM
  • The Rijksmuseum Gardens, Rijks Shop and the Café are open daily from 9:00 AM- 6:00 PM

Amsterdam Canal Cruise

  • 16 Mar- 3 Nov: Daily frequent departures from 9:00 AM- 10:00 PM
  • 4 Nov- 15 Mar: Daily frequent departures from 9:30 AM- 9:30 PM


This experience is accessible by wheelchair

Discounted Tickets

Ages 0-17yrs enjoy reduced ticket pricing (carry a valid photo ID)

Audio Guide Languages

Spanish, Thai, Turkish, Catalan, Chinese, Dutch, English, French, German, Hebrew, Hindi, Indonesian, Italian, Japanese, Arabic, Polish, Portuguese & Russian

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Strict Cancellation Policy

Cannot be canceled, amended or rescheduled

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My Tickets

  • Your voucher will be emailed to you shortly
  • Please display the voucher on your mobile phone with a valid photo ID at the ticket redemption points
  • If you have purchased reduced-price tickets, please carry your valid photo ID proof for verification
  • Please arrive 10-15 minutes before the start time of your tour to avoid delays

Ticket Redemption Points


  • You can redeem the tickets directly at the entrance of the museum: Rijksmuseum (Museumstraat 1, 1071 XX Amsterdam, Netherlands)
  • Enter the museum via the Visitors with Ticket lane and show your mobile tickets at the entrance to the galleries

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Amsterdam Canal Cruise

  • Redeem your tickets at Lovers Canal Cruises (Prins Hendrikkade 25 1012 TM Amsterdam)
  • This is easy to locate, as it is in front of Central Station

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