Skip The Line: Van Gogh Museum And Rijksmuseum Small Group Amsterdam Tour

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This 5-hour small-group museum tour (8 Guest Maximum) in Amsterdam guarantees you skip-the-line access to two of the most important museums in the city: Van Gogh Museum and Rijksmuseum. Admire and learn about some of history's most famous artworks.


  • Get inside tips from a local
  • Skip the line
  • Small group ensures personal service
  • Step back in time on a history tour
  • All entrance fees included
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Led by an art historian
  • Perfect introduction for first-time visitors

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Start your tour at the Rijksmuseum to see the work of some of Hollands most famous artists, while learning about the countrys cultural history. Your guide will share stories about the museums best and quirkiest pieces as you explore a selection of paintings and artifacts from the 8,000 objects on display. Learn more about the work of Rembrandt, 17th-century Dutch dollhouses, and Vermeers portrait of domesticity, The Milkmaid. The museum is also home to a vast 19th-century library, the largest public art history research library in the Netherlands.

After a break for lunch (opt to pack your own if you don't want to eat at the museum cafe), enter the Van Gogh Museum to learn more about the man behind the famous sunflowers and self-portraits that are featured in galleries around the world. See The Potato Eaters and The Bedroom as well as objects from his studio. Walk through the worlds largest collection of Van Goghs works while learning about his life, from his days in Holland to his dramatic ending in France. Your guide will discuss that whole ear incident, too.

Depending on whether the artwork is on loan or being restored, your tour may include Van Gogh's large collection of self portraits, early and obscure works, objects from his studio, Sunflowers, Yellow House, and Wheatfield with Crows.

After five hours, your tour will conclude at the Van Gogh Museum.

Inclusions for Skip The Line: Van Gogh Museum And Rijksmuseum Small Group Amsterdam Tour

  • Entrance fees
  • Skip-the-line entry
  • Professional art historian guide
  • Small-group tour
  • Break for lunch

Exclusions for Skip The Line: Van Gogh Museum And Rijksmuseum Small Group Amsterdam Tour

  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Food and drinks, unless specified

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

A maximum of 8 people per tour allowed

A moderate amount of walking is involved

Minimum numbers apply. This tour will not run without a minimum of 2 guests to meet requirements. In the event of this occurring, you will be offered an alternative or full refund.

Notes: Rijksmuseum and Van Gogh Museum may be subjected to occasional closures without previous warning from the museum management. When this occurs, we will provide guests with an appropriate alternative if the museum opening time is delayed more than 1h from the tour starting time. In these cases we are unable to provide refunds or discounts. Appropriate dress is required for entry into some sites on this tour. No large bags or suitcases are allowed inside the museum, only handbags or small thin bag packs are allowed through security. Due to increased security measures at many attractions some lines may form on tours with 'Skip the Line' or 'No Wait' access. Some specific rooms inside the museum are subjected to a very quiet or restricted right to speak inside, in this cases your guide will provide the information about this places before entering the specific rooms where this rule applies. Some collections may vary along the year.

Cancellation Policy
  • If you cancel within 3 calendar days (72 hours) of the scheduled departure time, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the undiscounted tour price.
  • If you cancel between 4 to 7 Calendar days before scheduled tour departure,the cancellation charge will be 50% of the undiscounted tour price.
  • If you cancel at least 8 calendar days in advance of the scheduled departure time, there is no cancellation fee. You will receive Full Refund for the paid amount.
  • Please note that in case of No show, the cancellation charge will be 100% of the listed tour fare.
  • Please note tours booked using discount coupon codes will be non refundable.

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48 reviews by the users

  • This was expensive, but worth the money to hear details from our guide. The small group was great only 4 people. Our guide shared wonderful information and details about what we were seeing. Very enjoyable!
    Would not recommend going on Sunday's because it was quite crowded. Other than that, both museums are nice.

  • Fantastic tour. The tour guide was friendly and knowledgeable. I would recommend this to anyone!

  • Victoria was great and knew so much about art and van gogh. She really brought him and his work to life for us.

  • Audrey Sykes was a terrific guide. Very sensitive and informative. After the tour was over, as we chatted she recommended another attraction she thought I would enjoy, The Lord in the Attic. It was a gem and made the next day of sightseeing a winning one.

  • We had an amazing tour. Our guide was an expat from US who has lived in Amsterdam for the last 20 years, so it was wonderful to hear and learn from her passion and expertise about art, but we also learned about the culture and people of the Netherlands. She was additionally very effective at shooing away all the tourists with their selfie sticks so we could actually get in and have a look at the art that she was telling us about.

  • We thoroughly enjoyed our tours of the Rijksmuseum and the Van Gogh Museum. Our guide, Tea, was an art historian who had deep knowledge of all the artists and their works. This, combined with her pleasant and engaging personality, made the day both educational and enjoyable.

  • Our guide, Tea, was super enthusiastic and knowledgeable. I learned more than I can remember but was in awe the whole time.

  • The museums and art were amazing and our tour guide fully enhanced the whole experience with her depth of knowledge. Our guide was friendly, flexible and aggressive to always get us in front of the art.

  • Amazing guide that gave a great insight into the history and wonderful exhibits and paintings on display. Well worth the extra cost of a skip the line experience.

  • My wife and I were on this tour along with my sister and BIL We are definitely not art people and knew we needed help to appreciate Rembrandt and Van Gogh. we specifically asked for Victoria and she did not disappoint. We really learned a lot and actually retained a lot of it. I would definitely ask for her. Two words to the wise. First, there is a lot of standing. Have to to appreciate each work. But the floors are stone and it can be tough on the feet. Second is Victoria. We would go with her again and again. She was great. However she is conservative with some of her opinions so if you are very liberal, you may not want to request her but you will lose out by not going with her.

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USD 136.13