Skip-the-line Rijksmuseum & Van Gogh Museum Guided Tour - Semi-Private 8ppl Max

Duration: 300 to 330 minutes
Destination: Netherlands, Vanuatu, Amsterdam
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  • 300 to 330 minutes
  • Amsterdam
  • E-Voucher
  • Lowest Price
  • Cancellable

Overview

The 5 to 5.5 hour semi-private (8 guest maximum) guided museum combo tour includes entry to both Rijksmuseum & Van Gogh Museum so you can skip the line and learn about the museums’ collections with one of our engaging expert guides.Join our most popular group tour of Amsterdam’s best museums. Perfect for an introduction to Van Gogh and the artists of the Dutch Golden Age. This intimate tour with a maximum of 8 people in each group will take you on an artistic and historical journey through the 18th and 19th centuries. 

Highlights

  • 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

Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam, North Holland Province

Start your tour at the Rijksmuseum to see the work of some of Holland’s most famous artists, while learning about the country’s cultural history. Your guide will share stories about the museum’s 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 Vermeer’s 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, 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 world’s largest collection of Van Gogh’s 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.

Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes

Stop At: Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam, North Holland Province

Start your tour at the Rijksmuseum to see the work of some of Holland’s most famous artists, while learning about the country’s cultural history. Your guide will share stories about the museum’s 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 Vermeer’s 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, 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 world’s largest collection of Van Gogh’s 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.

Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes

Stop At: Babylon Tours Amsterdam, Amsterdam, North Holland Province

Amsterdam conjures up images of a less-than-puritan style of life, but we’re here to show you that this city offers way more than just the Red Light District – even though it’s a part of it! Our English speaking guides will help you cut the lines and explore the Rijksmuseum and the Van Gogh Museum, two of the city’s biggest attractions, on private or small group tours. With Babylon Tours, we’ll help you experience the historic side of Amsterdam, but we know how to let down our hair, too. Join us as well to explore the, let’s call them, alternative venues of the Red Light District with one of our energetic young guides.

Duration: 5 hours 30 minutes

Inclusions
  • Skip-The-Line Semi-Private Museum Tour
  • Semi-Private" Means Group Size Is Never More Than 8 Guests Maximum
  • Professional Tour Guide
  • Duration 5 - 5.5 Hours (Including A Break)
  • All Entrance Fees
  • Entry/Admission - Rijksmuseum
  • Entry/Admission - Van Gogh Museum

Exclusions
  • Tour price does NOT include hotel pickup or drop-off (we recommend UBER or Taxi)
  • Tour price does NOT include gratuities (optional)
  • Tour is NOT available for those with walking disabilities or using a wheelchair
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • It is imperative that you provide us with guests MOBILE PHONE NUMBER (including country code)
  • A maximum of 8 people per tour allowed
  • 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.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • 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.
  • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers
Departure Point

Cobra Cafe, Hobbemastraat 18, 1071 ZB Amsterdam, Netherlands


Return Details

Museumplein 6, 1071 DJ Amsterdam, Netherlands

Voucher info

You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.

Duration

300 to 330 minutes

Package is cancellable prior to three days from the commencement of the service.

User's Reviews

Image - 19 Dec 2018 -

Robert H

The day spent with Giuseppina was fantastic. She was so knowledgeable and spoke from a passion for art. I feel so much smarter and her good humor and beautiful smile were say to like. I feel so fortunate to have booked this tour with her. Cannot imagine how any part of it could be improved.

Image - 28 Aug 2018 -

Sandee

Touring these two museums are a must if you are visiting Amsterdam. It’s easy as they are neighbors to each other. But what these tours so outstanding was Victoria, our guide. Request her, please.

Image - 05 Aug 2018 -

George M

We met Angelo in front of the Rijksmuseum along with the six other guests for our tour. He was very knowledgeable about the paintings, painters and the related biographies and history. Angelo was very attentive to us and was able to answer all of our many questions. He maintained a high level of enthusiasm throughout the five hours we spent with him.

Image - 30 Jul 2018 -

MJK K

Professionally dressed Guide who worked for Babylon Tours arrived well before we did for 10 am tour Thursday, July 12, 2018 Easy to find location listed from aLa Vacanza Travel. She was prompt, personable and very knowledgeable. Bring your own lunch and water to drink @ lunch break. Key rental Lockers on ground floor near toilets very handy.
Interesting time well spent. Definitely recommend for first timers for the small group.

Image - 22 Jul 2018 -

Elizabeth S

The tour was excellent. The tour guide was Anita, an art historian. Although she chose the paintings to talk about she was thorough with the art history and brought fresh perspectives to the paintings.

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