Rijksmuseum & 1-hour Canal Cruise

Created with Sketch. Prins Hendrikkade 25, Amsterdam, Netherlands
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3 - 5 hours

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Culture Vultures, Family Friendly, First Timers, History Buffs, Uniquely Dutch

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Chinese (Mandarin), Dutch, English, Espanol, Francais, German, Italian, Japanese


Lovers Canal Cruises offers you the unique opportunity to combine a canal cruise with a visit to the world-famous Rijksmuseum. Both Rijksmuseum & 1-hour Canal Cruise are not too be missed when visiting the Dutch capital. See more than 8000 artifacts and historical objects on display at the Rijksmuseum, before enjoying a relaxing cruise along Amsterdam’s canals. Or vice versa if you prefer!

This time-slot ticket gives you quick and easy access to Amsterdam’s Rijksmuseum, then unwind after a busy day’s sightseeing on a canal cruise. Save time and money with this exclusive combination ticket. Learn about Holland’s history and culture, as you explore the national museum, and benefit from audio commentary for insight into landmarks as you cruise the iconic canals.

Visit the largest museum in The Netherlands

The Rijksmuseum is located in the heart of Amsterdam’s Museum Square. It is one of the world’s most renowned art museums, and a beautiful building to see both from the inside and outside. In addition to the impressive gallery of Dutch Masters, the museum offers a wonderful collection of art from all eras and nations. A visit will keep you busy for a few hours.

Discover the best of the city on a Canal Cruise

Hop onboard while you meander through the canals of Amsterdam. There are more than 100 kilometres of waterways crossing many well-known districts, such as ‘The Pijp’, ‘The Jordaan’ and ‘The Red Light District’. Here, you will find the lovely canals, historic bridges and grand gable houses that give the city its charming and iconic character.

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  • Enjoy entry to the most-visited museum of the Netherlands
  • Get up close to 800 years of Dutch art and history
  • Admire 8.000 objects across 80 galleries including renowned masterpieces such as Rembrandt’s Night Watch
  • Discover the best of the city from the water
  • Cruise the canals while passing iconic sights, such as 'The Skinny Bridge' and The Anne Frank Museum
  • Take your best holiday pictures during this unique canal cruise


  • Timeslot ticket Rijksmuseum - visit at own leisure
  • Multilingual audio guide at Rijksmuseum
  • 1-hour Canal Cruise
  • Multilingual audio guide onboard

Meeting Point

Created with Sketch. Prins Hendrikkade 25, Amsterdam, Netherlands


Are there any facilities for disabled visitors at the Rijksmuseum?
The Rijksmuseum is accessible to visitors with disabilities. It has lifts; all museum galleries are wheelchair accessible. Electronic wheelchairs are permitted. The museum also has a limited number of wheelchairs available for use. You can enquire about these at the ticket office or information desk.
Can I take photo's in the museum?
You are only permitted to take photos without a flash and videos without the use of lights. You are not permitted to take photographs or record video or film that requires the use of lights, flashbulbs and/or tripods (incl. selfie sticks) without prior written permission from the Rijksmuseum Board of Directors
Will the cruise be guided?
There is an audio guide available onboard the boats. The audio is available in Dutch, English, German, French, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, Catalan, Turkish, Polish, Thai, Indonesian, Russian, Korean, Japanese, Chinese, Arabic, Hebrew and Hindi.
Can I take a stroller or wheelchair onboard?
The boats are accessible to disabled people when they can stand and walk up and down a couple of steps to get in and out of the boat unassisted. A wheelchair/stroller can't be taken on board. The wheelchair/stroller can be safely placed on the quayside.
Can I bring food or drinks onboard?
No, you cannot bring food and drinks on board.
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From €35.00 Per Person

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