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SuperSaver Skip-the-Line Semi-Private Guided Tour: Rijksmuseum & Van Gogh Museum

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Highlights
  • 5-hour skip-the-line and guided tour combo of the Rijksmuseum and Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam
  • Avoid the main lines at the Rijksmuseum and tour the highlights
  • Chart the art and history of the Dutch Golden Age from the 17th to the 19th century
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SuperSaver Skip-the-Line Semi-Private Guided Tour: Rijksmuseum & Van Gogh Museum
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Skip-The-Line Semi-Private Museum Tour; "Semi-Private" Means Group Size Is Never More Than 8 Guests Maximum; Professional Tour Guide; Tour Includes All Entrance Fees
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Skip-The-Line Semi-Private Museum Tour; "Semi-Private" Means Group Size Is Never More Than 8 Guests Maximum; Professional Tour Guide; Tour Includes All Entrance Fees
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Overview
Explore two must-visit Amsterdam museums — the Rijksmuseum and Van Gogh Museum — on a 5 to 5.5-hour, skip-the-line, small-group tour combo. With a guide, bypass the main queues at the Rijksmuseum to see the exhibitions on Dutch art and history from the Middle Ages, including masterpieces such as Rembrandt’s ‘Night Watch’ and others. After time for lunch, skip the line at the Van Gogh Museum. Enjoy a guided tour of the highlights, seeing Van Gogh 'Sunflowers,' and more.
What to Expect

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.

Reviews (69)
1 - 5 of 10 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile
Wonderful tour with exceptional guide

Wife and I had an exceptional guided tour along with one other couple. This was a semi private tour of the Rijksmuseum and the Van Gogh Museum. Our guide was Paola and she was amazing. Knowledgeable and entertaining with a perfect mix of knowledge and...More

Thank jeffdM3849AZ
Reviewed 15 October 2018
Perfect Way to Experience 2 Must See Museums

This was our first visit to Amsterdam and would only be there for 3 days. We wanted to see both museums, but felt it would be most efficient to go with a guide. 2 other families were part of the tour for a total of...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Kevin K
Reviewed 20 August 2018 via mobile
Amazing way to spend the day

We had a wonderful visit and really enjoyed the art and learning about Rembrandt and Van Gogh. I’m rating this a 4 for two reasons. In the Rijk museum we only saw Rembrandt. There was so much more to see and we could have doubled...More

1  Thank AMalakan
Reviewed 22 July 2018
Informative tour, value for money!

Strapped for time on a quick trip to Amsterdam, we opted for the Semi-private guided tour of the Rijksmuseum and the Van Gogh Museum. We knew it would save us time standing in line and the group would be fairly small. But the tour turned...More

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank tvplano
Reviewed 3 July 2018 via mobile
Outstanding museum tour: don’t miss it!

Given the rich cultural heritage of Amsterdam, we wanted to get a really good tour versus doing a self-guided one. Audrey, an American transplant from Florida, didn’t disappoint. Having lived and worked here for the past 13 years, also an accomplished art dealer, Audrey was...More

1  Thank 773DavidR773
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Christy2262
23 August 2018|
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Response from tvplano | Reviewed this property |
Sorry for the delay. Hope you got your question answered. The price was likely quoted in Euros, but when you went to pay, it gave you the USD amount.
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Lenore E
4 July 2018|
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Response from 773DavidR773 | Reviewed this property |
This was a “small group tour”. There were 6 people plus the guide on this one. I’m sure they can vary. I suggest you email the tour company directly to see if there is a maximum group.
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jknc13579
7 May 2018|
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Response from Miguel9128 | Reviewed this property |
Hello: For 2 people we paid about US 330 dollars for the semi private tour of the Van Gogh and Rijksmuseum. Well worth it but you'll probably be done with it by 3-3:30 PM. Ann Frank I don't think you need a semi private... More
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