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Tickets for Canal Cruise & Rijksmuseum

Save time and money on two Amsterdam must-sees

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Overview
Opening hours
Rijksmuseum
Today:  09:00 - 17:00
Tomorrow:  09:00 - 17:00
Friday:  09:00 - 17:00
Saturday:  09:00 - 17:00
Sunday:  09:00 - 17:00
Monday:  09:00 - 17:00
Tuesday:  09:00 - 17:00
Duration
Canal cruise: 1 hour
Highlights
  • Experience Amsterdam's spectacular canals from the water
  • Peruse 800 years of Dutch art and history in 8000 objects and 80 galleries
  • Ponder Rembrandt’s masterwork, The Nightwatch, from up close
Description

This ticket combines two of Amsterdam’s must-do activities and saves you time and money in the process. A canal cruise plus a Rijksmuseum ticket? That's a powerhouse of an Amsterdam day right there.

Amsterdam owes much of its elegance and charm to its world-famous canals. The largest ones were built in the Dutch Golden Age of the 1600s, though the earliest ones date back to shortly after the city's founding.

Amsterdam is best appreciated while gliding over water and under bridges, and on this one-hour tour you’ll see iconic sites: cruising past the stately canal houses of merchants, seeing the Westerkerk and renowned Anne Frank House. You’ll go under the endearing Magere Brug (Skinny Bridge) and jaunt around the old port where you’ll see a remarkable replica of the Dutch East India Company’s 18th-century cargo ship Amsterdam.

And then there's the Rijksmuseum. Over 8,000 objects d’art, 5,000 paintings and, of course, Rembrandt’s masterpiece, The Night Watch, await you. The Rijksmuseum is the Dutch response to the Louvre - and they did a fantastic job at it.

You’ll also find works by other Dutch Masters, including Vermeer and Frans Hals, as well as a large collection of 19th-century works, early Renaissance works, and other eclectic exhibits.

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Ticket features
Instant ticket delivery
Smartphone tickets accepted
What's included
  • 1-hour canal cruise
  • Access to the Rijksmuseum
  • Food and drinks
Instructions

Rijksmuseum:

  • Walk past the ticket office and show your smartphone ticket at the entrance
  • The cruise must be enjoyed on the day you booked it for, but you can visit the Rijksmuseum on a different day

Canal Cruise:

  • Show your smartphone ticket directly at the Lovers boat. Please refer to the illustration on your voucher to find the exact departure point (Stationsplein 47, by Amsterdam Central Station)
  • The cruises run every 20 minutes from 09:00 - 18:00 and every 30 minutes from 18:00 - 21:00
Cancellation

Cancellations are not possible for this ticket.

Venue
Address
Rijksmuseum
Museumstraat 1, 1071 XX, Amsterdam
Key info
Audio guide
Canal cruise: English, Dutch, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, Polish, Russian, Chinese, Japanese, Thai, Turkish, Indonesian, Korean, Hindi, Hebrew and Arabic
Reviews
Apr 18, 2019
The barcode can be scanned directly at the entrance!
Apr 15, 2019
Excellent way to discover Amsterdam. On one part trough the city's canals, on another trough its culture. Moreover, Tiqets was the only place where I could find tickets available. Great choice!
Apr 10, 2019
Very good and informative tour. Saw a great deal of Amsterdam from a different perspective.
Apr 5, 2019
Reassuring to book ahead and know that we wouldn’t need to queue.
Mar 18, 2019
Great way to see beautiful Amsterdam.
Mar 9, 2019
Worth the combination!
Mar 5, 2019
It gives you an overall view of the city
Mar 4, 2019
Good combination, Rijksmuseum is vast, we spent 3hrs there and didn’t see everything. Cruise was a lovely ride out.
Feb 28, 2019
Great value for money, informative and enjoyable canal cruise and the Rijksmuseum is a must see.
Feb 25, 2019
Easy, efficient and stress-free booking process, and the events I chose were fantastic. Wonderful stay in Amsterdam.
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