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.
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.
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.
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.
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Reduced Price Tickets
Child tickets (children below 17 years of age) are available at a reduced price of 10 EUR.
These tickets cannot be canceled, amended or rescheduled.
Amsterdam Canal Cruise
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.
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.
Make your way to Stadhouderskade 501 (1071 ZD), opposite the Hard Rock Café. Look out for the Blue 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.