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Rijksmuseum Canal Cruise

Canal Cruise plus Rijksmuseum

Rijksmuseum Cruise - Duration: 75 minutes

Amsterdam in the Golden Century!

Blue Boat Company and the Rijksmuseum proudly present this unique cruise that takes you back to the golden days of the 17th century. During this cruise you pass the places that - one way or another - inspired works of art from the collection of the Rijksmuseum. Where did Rembrandt live? Where did he paint his famous painting "The Nightwatch"? And where did they hang criminals (which was quite common in those days)?

The Cruise
The unique audio commentary lets you experience all these stories! In the souvenir booklet that comes with the package deal, you can see the art works that are mentioned in the story. On board, you can choose between a Dutch and an English story through our Personal Audio System. German is also available on our free Guide App (available on iPhone & Android). After your cruise, you ll find your visit to see the artworks at the Rijksmuseum much more rewarding.

The Rijksmuseum
After your cruise, you can visit the splendid paintings in the Rijksmuseum. The Museum is located only 5 minutes by foot from the Blue Boat docks, on Museum Square. With the museum ticket included in the Rijksmuseum Cruise package, you gain Fast-Lane entrance to the museum, so you won t waste time queuing.

Deluxe - Rembrandt Huis
With the Deluxe package, you also get entrance to the Rembrandt Huis. This fascinating museum, situated in what used to be Rembrandt s home, tells the story of his life and work.

Departure times

This audio story is available on every departure of our City Canal Cruise
Summer season (March-October): Daily every half hour from 10:00-18:00
Winter season (November-Feburary): Daily every hour from 10:00-18:00*
* During the Amsterdam Light Festival (December 1st 2016 - January 22nd 2017) the last departure is at 4PM 

Opening times Rijksmuseum

Daily 9:00-17:00

Opening times Rembrandthuis

Daily 10:00-18:00 (except April 27th, December 25th)
  • Adult: € 33,50 p.p.

    Cruise & Museum entrance
  • Child: € 8,50 p.p.

    4-18 years
    (kids under 4 are free)
  • DELUXE Adult:
    € 46 p.p.

    Cruise & Rijksmuseum & Rembrandt Huis
  • DELUXE Child:
    € 12,50 p.p.

    4-18 years
    (kids under 4 are free)
  • Inclusive:

  • 75-minute Canal Cruise
  • Exclusive audio tour
  • Souvenir booklet
  • Fast-lane entrance to the Rijksmuseum
  • ONLY DELUXE: Entrance to the Rembrandthuis