Saver Combo - Canal Cruise & Van Gogh Museum Direct Entry
Cruise down the Amsterdam Canals and visit the Van Gogh museum with a single ticket. Immerse yourself into the picture day in Amsterdam as you witness the Baroque magnificence of the Dutch and the works of the post-impressionist genius Vincent Van Gogh in a single day.
- Cruise down the Amsterdam canals on a 75-minute exploration into the Dutch capital.
- See the UNESCO world heritage site and discover over 1500 bridges and monuments along the banks of the Amsterdam canals with audio commentary in 21 languages providing greater insights into the location.
- Enter the world of Vincent Van Gogh, the world famous painter and discover some of his most impressive works with entry to the Van Gogh Museum.
Enjoy an Unforgettable City Canal Cruise
The Amsterdam Canals are a UNESCO World Heritage Site and are renowned for the Dutch Baroque architecture along its banks. Cruise down the scenic canals and take in the mesmerizing edifices all around you. With over 1550 monumental buildings, you’ll soon discover why Amsterdam is known as the ‘Venice of the North’.
Relive the Golden Ages of Amsterdam with the onboard commentary that provides insights into the city’s culture and heritage in 21 languages. You’ll also visit the modern parts of the city with this cruise and be able to compare the stark differences of the 17th century and the 21st century. Since much of the city’s history is related to sea and trading, this is a unique opportunity to relive history in its true essence. Relax and take in the picturesque sights as you cruise by the city's canals. Feel the wind blow through your hair as you learn the rich culture and history of the land. From the 17th century Amsterdam to the modern city, you're guaranteed a better understanding of the city after the cruise.
Delve Into the World of Vincent Van Gogh
Enter the world of Vincent Van Gogh and be awestruck by the museum dedicated to this magnanimous personality. A post-impressionist painter, Van Gogh is a renowned name in the art world. This museum houses the largest collection of works by this artist; comprising of 200 paintings, 400 drawings, and 700 letters.
The museum is the 2nd most visited in the Netherlands and chronicles the works of Van Gogh’s artistic life. Be sure to check out these works as they represent the peak of Van Gogh’s artistic expression:- Avenue of Poplars in Autumn, The Potato Eaters, Skull of a Skeleton with Burning Cigarette, Agostina Segatori Sitting in the Cafe du Tambourin, Wheat Field with a Lark, Views of Paris from Vincent’s Room in Rue Lepic, The Zouave, Bedroom in Arles, The Yellow House, Sunflowers, Almond Blossoms and Wheatfield with Crows. The museum also features 9 self-portraits and includes works by Van Gogh’s contemporaries such as Auguste Rodin, Emile Bernard, Edouard Manet, Claude Monet, Paul Signac and several other world-famous painters of the post-impressionist and impressionist era.
With this sweet, super-saver combo, not only do you get to tour the heart of the Dutch capital via its world famous canals, but also visit the famed Van Gogh Museum, both being two of the most best-selling and highly recommended attractions in Amsterdam.
- Skip the Line entry to the Van Gogh Museum.
- 75-minute canal cruise.
- Multilingual audio-guides for the canal cruise.
- Audio-guides for the Van Gogh Museum.
Know Before You Go
Van Gogh Museum
The Van Gogh Museum allows entry only at particular times to ensure the museum is never overcrowded. These timings are 09:00 AM, 01:00 PM, 01:30 PM, 2:00 PM, 2:30 PM, 3:00 PM, 3:15 PM, 3:30 PM, 3:45 PM, 4:00 PM, 4:15 PM, 4:30 PM, 4:45 PM, 05:00 PM, 5:15 PM and 5:30 PM. The Museum is open from 09:00 AM - 07:00 PM
The time slot you select in the next step of the booking process is for your entry to the Van Gogh Museum. Ensure that you arrive at the Van Gogh Museum at this time. The entrance time cannot be amended once booked.
- November & February: every hour from 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM.
- December & January: every hour from 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM.
- March – October: every 30 minutes from 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM.
Please arrive 15 minutes prior to your desired cruise time to ensure a smooth boarding. Please note, however, that seating is given on a first come, first served basis. Should you not be able to board the first cruise to depart upon your arrival, the ground staff will inform you regarding the next departure of the cruise.
English | French | Russian | Spanish | German | Chinese | Dutch | Italian | Portuguese | Arabic | Japanese | Turkish | Thai | Polish | Czech | Croatian | Indonesian | Kantonese | Swedish | Korean | Hindi
Reduced Price Tickets
Child tickets (children below 17 years of age) are available at a reduced price of 10 EUR.
Make your way to Stadhouderskade 501 (1071 ZD), opposite the Hard Rock Café. Look out for the Canal Boat Company sign.
By Tram: Board the #5 and get off at the Amsterdam, Rijksmuseum stop. The meeting point is a 3-minute walk from the station.
Van Gogh Museum
By Tram: Board the #2 and get off at the Amsterdam, Van Baerlestraat stop. The Museum is a mere 1-minute walk from the stop.
Strict Cancellation Policy
These tickets cannot be canceled, amended or rescheduled.
Quick friendly service and a knowledgeable captain.
The winding canals that wrap around the city is so poetic. It literally whispers the secrets these walls hold, in the fom of the multilingual guides that leave you in a sense of awe.
I was impressed to see that the museum bookings are managed so as to keep it from overcrowding at all points.
How To Redeem your Tickets
Amsterdam Canal Cruise
You will receive an email with your combo voucher shortly. Proceed to the ticket office at Stadhouderskade 501, opposite Hard Rock Cafe and open daily from 09:00 until 20:00 hours. You may display your e-voucher on your mobile phone at the Blue Boat Company ticketing office and climb aboard your cruise. A detailed look at the redemption point can be found here.
Van Gogh Museum
Your combo voucher will contain a barcode which you can display at the entrance line of the Van Gogh Museum. Van Gogh Museum is located at Museumplein 6, 1071 DJ Amsterdam.You can enter the museum up to 30 minutes after your reserved starting time.
Blue Boat Company, opposite Hard Rock Cafe, Stadhouderskade 501, Amsterdam