Take in the sights of Amsterdam from its famed canals on a 75-minute cruise. Use your skip-the-line tickets to see some of the finest art of the Dutch Golden Age at the Rijksmuseum, and then view the vast collection at the Van Gogh Museum.
What to Expect
Purchase a combination ticket for a canal cruise through Amsterdam and admission to both the Rijksmuseum and the Van Gogh Museum, to enjoy 3 of the city’s top things to do.
When you exchange your voucher you’ll get skip-the-line entrance tickets to the Rijksmuseum! You’re free to decide which of the tickets to use first.
Amsterdam is best seen from the water, and on this 75-minute canal cruise you’ll take in many of the top sites of this historical city. Admire the views of 17th-century buildings lining the canals and see the sites of 21st-century Amsterdam as well.
Discover Amsterdam from the Golden Bend to Overhoeks, the city’s newest quarter, and from the Music Building in the harbor to the VOC ship, the Amsterdam.
Your canal cruise ticket is open and can be used at a time that suits you best.
Experience the newly renovated Rijksmuseum, with skip-the-line access, and browse some of its 80 galleries that house over 8,000 objects capturing the story of 800 years of Dutch art and history.
Visit the Van Gogh Museum, boasting the world’s largest collection of the artist’s paintings. Follow the artist's developments and compare his works to those of other artists from the 19th century that are also featured in the collection.
Please note that the queues at the Van Gogh museum could still be long due to the start of the season.
- 75-minute canal cruise
- Skip-the-line Rijksmuseum admission ticket
- Van Gogh Museum admission ticket
Boats depart from Stadhouderskade 30 (1071 ZD), opposite the Hard Rock Café.
Know Before You Go
Before visiting the museums or starting your cruise, you must exchange your voucher for museum and cruise tickets.
You can do this at:
• Amsterdam Canal Cruises kiosk, located at Stadhouderskade 550 (opposite the Heineken Experience)
• Blue Boat Company ticket office, located at Stadhouderskade 30 (next to the Museumplein, the location of the Van Gogh Museum)
Please note that you do not have to use these tickets all on the same day since they are valid for some time.
The audio guide is for the cruise only, and not for the museums.
November – February: every hour from 10:00 – 18:00
March – October: every 30 minutes from 10:00 – 18:00
01 January: First departure at 13:00
24 December: 10:00 – 16:00
25 December: 10:00 – 17:00
26 December: 10:00 – 17:00
31 December: 10:00 – 16:00