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  1. Netherlands
  2. North Holland
  3. Amsterdam
  4. Van Gogh Museum

Amsterdam: Van Gogh Walking Tour & Museum Entry

Product ID: 263347
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Walk through Amsterdam city center with and an expert local guide to hear the story of Vincent van Gogh. Learn about the unique character, life, and art of the painter. Enter the Van Gogh Museum directly and admire his artworks at your own pace.
About this activity
Duration 1.5 hours
Skip the line through a separate entrance
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Embark on a 1.5-hour walking tour as you learn about Vincent van Gogh's life
  • Take a beautiful walk through Amsterdam in the footsteps of the artist
  • Receive direct entrance to the Van Gogh Museum at the end of the tour
  • Enjoy free time to explore the museum at your own pace
Full description
Meet your guide in Dam Square, 15 minutes before the start of the tour. The guide will be holding an orange umbrella with a 360 logo for recognition. Begin to walk through the historic canal district of Amsterdam, as you see and feel the streets that Vincent van Gogh himself passed on his many strolls through the city.

Your guide will make several stops along the way to tell you the fascinating, sad, and sometimes juicy stories behind the famous paintings, such as The Potato Eaters, and The Sunflowers. Learn more about his struggle with his mental illness, life in France, and his loving relationship with his brother, Theo. In 1-hour, get to see the world through his eyes and try to grasp how he managed to transform this unique view into the world-famous paintings at the museum.

On the way to the van Gogh Museum, pass the majestic Rijksmuseum, home to the famous paintings of Vincent’s greatest hero; Rembrandt. The tour explains how to spot a touch of Rembrandt in the work of van Gogh. At the end of the tour, you enter the van Gogh Museum directly. See the paintings in a different light now that you know all the beautiful stories of how they came to life.
Includes
  • Expert local guide in your chosen language
  • 1.5-hour walking tour from Dam Square to Museum Square
  • Entrance to the Van Gogh Museum at the end of the walking tour
What’s Not Included
  • Hotel pick up and drop-off
  • Food and drinks
  • Gratuities
Not suitable for
  • People with mobility impairments

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Meet your guide at Dam Square, in front of the Royal Palace, Dam 4, 1012 NP Amsterdam, Netherlands. Your guide will be holding an orange umbrella for your recognition. Please arrive 15 minutes before the starting time of the tour.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
Know before you go
• This tour is not recommended for people with limited mobility
• Please wear weather-appropriate clothing
Customer reviews
Overall rating
4.2 / 5
based on 5 reviews
Review summary
Service
4.5/5
Organization
4.0/5
Value for money
4.5/5
Safety
4.5/5

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360 Amsterdam

Product ID: 263347