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Amsterdam: Van Gogh Museum Ticket & Semi-Open Boat Cruise

Product ID: 42090
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Experience 2 of Amsterdam’s best attractions with this 1-hour semi-open boat cruise and time-slot ticket to the Van Gogh Museum. Cruise the picturesque waterways of the Canal Belt, then admire masterpieces from the world’s largest Van Gogh collection.
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This activity is non-refundable.

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  • Experience the sights of Amsterdam from a semi-open canal boat
  • Book the museum entrance time slot that best suits you
  • Admire the merchant houses and historic bridges from the water
  • See masterpieces of 19th-century art, including Van Gogh's famous The Bedroom
  • Take advantage of the regular cruise departures throughout the day
Full description
Combine 2 of Amsterdam’s must-do experiences with this tour of the Canal Belt by boat, and a time-slot ticket to the legendary Van Gogh Museum. The semi-open boat cruise offers a first-rate cruising experience for all types of weather. When the sun is out, the open roof lets you enjoy the rays. When it rains, the roof can be closed, and you’ll stay comfortably warm and dry. The boats run on solar energy and are completely silent, ensuring an environmentally-friendly cruise along the historic Amsterdam canals.

Admire the beautiful canal boats and merchant houses from the water on a 1-hour canal cruise that takes you along some of the historic waterways. Dug in the Dutch Golden Age spanning the 17th century, it was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2010. Feast your eyes on the decorative façades of the canal-side buildings, and marvel at all the different styles of gables, such as clock, spout, and neck gables. Pass iconic architecture, including the Skinny Bridge over the Amstel River, the legendary home of the World War 2 diarist Anne Frank, the imposing Westerkerk, and the old Port of Amsterdam. There is audio commentary available in multiple languages during the cruise, so that you won’t miss any important information about the great sights along the way.

Then, disembark to visit the Van Gogh Museum, where you are free to explore at your own pace and see original paintings by the Dutch master, including his famous “Sunflowers,” “Starry Night,” and “The Bedroom.”
  • 1-hour canal cruise on a semi-open boat
  • GPS audio guide in 19 different languages on board
  • Time-slot ticket to the Van Gogh Museum
What’s Not Included
  • Multimedia tour available in 11 languages (you can buy tickets in the museum)

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Meeting point

Van Gogh Museum: Museumplein 6, 1071 DJ Amsterdam. Walk past the ticket office and go straight to the entrance of Van Gogh Museum. The cruise departs from the following address: Lovers Canal Cruises, Stationsplein 8, 1012 AB, Amsterdam.

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Important information
Know before you go
• Children aged 3 years or younger go free of charge (provided they do not occupy their own seat)
• Your booked time slot will be your entrance time to the Van Gogh Museum
• The canal cruise can be done at any time you would like
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Product ID: 42090