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Amsterdam Sightseeing

Amsterdam Sightseeing

100 Highlights Cruise - 1 Hour Canal Cruise

Why you should go
Embark on a one-hour cruise through elegant Amsterdam, home to the UNESCO World Heritage District

Highlights
Behold the 17th-century built canals, a World Heritage UNESCO site, as you travel atop their waters.
Snap charming photos of the passing city sights, including the Skinny Bridge, Merchant Homes, Gables, Towers and Churches
Gain a unique perspective of Amsterdam’s city life, as the canal systems are still in frequent use

Inclusions:
– Multilingual Commentary

This great one-hour cruise takes you through the unique UNESCO World Heritage canal district and past the city’s most spectacular spots. As you glide through the historic city centre, feast your eyes on the elegant merchants’ houses dating from the Golden Age, the fabulous gables, famous towers and beautiful churches, the iconic ‘Magere Brug’ (Skinny Bridge) and many more highlights! During the cruise we offer a commentary in several languages.

Itinerary:
– Departs approximately every 15 minutes from 9AM – 6PM
– Departs approximately every 30 minutes from 6PM – 10PM

Duration:
1 Hour

Availability:
Daily

Price:
Adult: EURO 16
Child (4-13): Euro 8

Amsterdam Dungeon

Why you should go
Experience 11 live actor shows, 500 years of history in 1 great visitor’s attractions

Highlights
We have a gruesome new show: Witches.
It is painfulless education.
You will experience 11 shows and 9 actors.
It is really funny and sometime pretty scary.
No tour is the same; you are part of the show…

The Amsterdam Dungeon is a must-see attraction in Amsterdam . It is a tour of 80 minutes through Amsterdam ’s most dark history. You will enter the Dungeon with a group of no more than 30 people and you will descend into the vaults of the Amsterdam Dungeon, where you will ‘enjoy’ all shows. Tours leave every 10 to 15 minutes.

We are better and bolder than ever before. We are the Amsterdam Dungeon! Enjoy 11 shows, 9 actors and 500 years of history in one unique experience. Are you man or women enough?

We have new and updated shows. You will laugh and scream nervously at the sight of our burning witches. See, smell, listen and be afraid, very afraid… Meet our full cast of professional, theatrical actors who play gruesome characters, from our (not-so) fair judge to the threatening torturer. You will face many surprises along the way that will guarantee an experience that will make you laugh and scream at the same time.

ARE YOU READY FOR A VISIT?
…or do you want to read more about our shows?

Duration:
11AM – 5PM

Availability:
DAily

Price:
Adult: EURO 20
Child Not Allowed

Amsterdam Holland Pass

Why you should go
Holland Pass, the CITY PASS for Amsterdam, The Hague, Rotterdam, Utrecht and other big cities in the Netherlands

Highlights
All-in-one city pass saving both money and time
FREE entrance to major museums and attractions in Amsterdam, The Hague, Rotterdam, Utrecht and other sights of interest (Valid until 15 March 2015)
FREE public transport OR City Tour (Hop on Hop off Citysightseeing Bus with HP 7 tickets)
Includes must-sees: Van Gogh Museum, Rijksmuseum, Madame Tussauds, Keukenhof and more..
Fast track entry at major museums and attractions and a discount card, offering discounts up to 50%!
Simply the best way to see the best attractions at one low price.

Inclusions
– 2, 5 or 7 Entrance Tickets
– FREE Museum Entrance
– FREE Attraction Entrance
– Fast Track Entry
– Discount Card
– Public Transportation
– Restaurant Offers
– Shop Offers
– 280 Page Full-Color Guidebook
– FREE page guide book. Available in 6 languages, full of useful information about the museums and attractions including helpful city maps

Holland Pass, the CITY PASS for Amsterdam, The Hague, Rotterdam, Utrecht and other big cities in the Netherlands, is easy to use and saves time and money. Holland Pass offers 4 different packages (per person) for you to choose from: 2 tickets(HP2), 5 tickets(HP5), 7 tickets(HP7) or KIDS. The amount of tickets represent the amount of free entrances at museums and attractions. Use your free entrance tickets in Amsterdam or mix and combine to visit the must-sees in other cities.

There is so much to see and do with Holland Pass, including the Van Gogh Museum, Rijksmuseum, Keukenhof Gardens, Madame Tussauds, a canal cruise, city tours, Heineken Experience, Canal Bus Hop on Hop off and many more amazing experiences. You even get fast track entrance and don’t have to waste time waiting in line at major attractions!

Availability:
DAily

Price:
Option 1: 2 Free Entrance Tickets (1) €38.00
Option 2: 5 Free Entrance Tickets (1) €55.00
Option 3: 7 Free Entrance Tickets (1) €75.00
Option 4: Kids 5 Free Entrance Tickets (1) €39.00

Amsterdam Museum

Why you should go
Discover the extraordinary tale of this fascinating city’s past, present and future

Highlights:
– Learn the story of Amsterdam
– The museum is an official monumetal building
– For the whole family
– Amsterdam DNA exhibition in 10 different languages
– Changing temporary exhibitions

AMSTERDAM MUSEUM
Amsterdam, a world city? Certainly! And also a city that is small, welcoming and quirky. The city of Johan Cruijff, Rembrandt, Ajax, de Wallen, the United East India Company and hash. In the monumental building of the Amsterdam Museum, you can discover the extraordinary tale of this fascinating city’s past, present and future.

AMSTERDAM DNA
The Amsterdam DNA presentation offers a captivating, one-hour overview of the history of Amsterdam on the basis of interactive images, sounds, movement and specially selected objects. One of the high points is Rembrandt’s portrait of Saskia van Uylenburgh. The Dutch Museum has borrowed this exceptional painting for two years from the National Gallery of Art in Washington (on display until and including July 2015). Amsterdam DNA can be experienced in English, Dutch, French, German, Chinese, Japanese, Russian, Portuguese, Spanish and Italian.

HET KLEINE WEESHUIS
Het Kleine Weeshuis (The Little Orphanage) is an attraction for children from the age of 4 to 12 and provides a fascinating insight into the building’s history. From 1578 to 1960, the Amsterdam Museum building was home to the Burgerweeshuis (state orphanage). This interactive presentation allows children and their parents to learn all about life in a 17th century orphanage.

Availability:
Daily

Price:
Adult: EURO 12
Child (5-18): Euro 6

Amsterdam Traditional Dinner Cruise

Why you should go
Take a cruise through Amsterdam’s illuminated canals with an indulgent four-course dinner

Highlights:
– Live Cooking on Board
– Deluxe Four-Course Dinner
– Unlimited Wine, Beer and Soft Drinks

Inclusions:
– Live Cooking on Board
– Deluxe Four-Course Dinner
– Unlimited Wine, Beer and Soft Drinks

Combine fine dining with an innovative twist! Take a breathtaking cruise through Amsterdam’s illuminated canals while indulging in a deluxe four-course dinner. Upon boarding you are welcomed with a complimentary drink, followed by an amuse bouche and starters. Then the on-board chefs prepare an exquisite main course on a sizzling hot plate. The dinner ends with a mouthwatering dessert. Fine wines, coffee and teas complete the taste experience.

Time:
7:00 pm – 9:30 pm

Duration:
2.5 Hours

Availability:
DAily

Price:
Adult: EURO 79
Child (4-13): Euro 50

Body Worlds - The Happiness Project

Why you should go
Body Worlds – The Happiness Project

Highlights
How does happiness influence our health? Find out the answers at BODY WORLDS: The Happiness Project.

Inclusions
A fascinating new exhibition by Gunther von Hagens,
Featuring more than 200 anatomical specimens of real human bodies,
Shows us the complexity, resilience and vulnerability of the human body.
Worldwide, the BODY WORLDS exhibitions on the human body have drawn more than 40 million visitors.

Don’t miss this fantastic exhibition!

Gunther von Hagens’ BODY WORLDS: The Happiness Project in Amsterdam tells the amazing story of our bodies and the influence that the emotional phenomenon of ‘happiness’ has on our health. Over 200 anatomical specimens of real human bodies reveal the complexity, resilience and vulnerability of the body. It’s an inspiring interactive exhibition revealing how happiness affects both body and soul.

Join us in discovering what happiness is and the science behind it by purchasing your tickets now.

Gunther von Hagens’ exhibitions exploring the human body have already attracted over 40 million visitors worldwide. BODY WORLDS: The Happiness Project is located in the heart of Amsterdam. Housed at Damrak 66, the exhibition is within easy reach of many popular Amsterdam sights.

BODY WORLDS
BODY WORLDS (also known by its German name Körperwelten) is the only exhibition ever of human anatomy to use a donor programme. After the success of the travelling BODY WORLDS exhibitions in Rotterdam (2010/2011) and Amsterdam (2012), Dr Gunther von Hagens has decided to open a permanent exhibition in the centre of Amsterdam.

Duration:
Sun-Wed from 9:00 – 19:00 and Thur-Sat till 21:00

Availability:
Daily

Price:
Adult: EURO 18
Child (6-18): Euro 13

Brussels

Why you should go
We will visit Brussels for an extensive sightseeing tour

Highlights:
– Departure on Tuesday and Saturday at 09h30
– Brussels
– Royal Palace
– Grand Palace
– Manneken Pis

Inclusions:
– Deluxe Coach
– Guide

Our Sightseeing tour is an extensive excursion to the heart of Belgium – Brussels. We will make a stop at Atomium – a flamboyant and fancy monument of Brussels World Exhibition of 1958. Next to that you

Time:
9:30 am – 8:30 pm

Duration:
Full Day (11 hours)

Availability:
Saturadys

Price:
Adult: EURO 65
Child (4-13): Euro 32

Candlelight Cruise

Why you should go
Experience the magic of our vibrant city with a cruise through Amsterdam’s enchantingly lit canals

Highlights:
– Cruise along Amsterdam’s Enchantingly Lit Canals
– Luxury Cheese Plate
– Delicious Wines
– Multilingual Guide

Inclusions:
– From November 23, 2014 until January 18, 2015 this cruise will sail through a beautifully illuminated city because of the Amsterdam Light Festival. During this period a surcharge of €1,50 will be included in the total price.
– Luxury Cheese Plate
– Delicious Wines
– Multilingual Guide

Treat yourself to a unique evening! Experience the magic of our vibrant city with a cruise along Amsterdam’s enchantingly lit canals. Sit back and indulge in a tasting experience: a luxury cheese plate freshly prepared for you while our friendly staff serves delicious red or white wine. Our multilingual guide provides a fascinating commentary on the different places of interest en-route.

Duration:
2 Hours

Time:
8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

Availability:
Almost Daily

Price:
Adult: EURO 39
Child (4-13): Euro 27

Combo Promo - Hop On, Hop Off Canal Cruise (24H Ticket) & Hermitage Amsterdam

Why you should go
Hop on and off a canal cruise by Amsterdam’s major museums, attractions and shopping areas

Highlights:
– Amsterdam is Best Seen by Boat for Great Fun and Relaxed Sightseeing
– Combines Sightseeing and Getting Around Town with 20 Stops at Major Museums, Attractions and Shopping Areas
– Hop-On, Hop-Off as Often as You Like for Duration of Your 24 Hour Ticket
– Official Hop-On, Hop-Off Cruise with Commentary Developed by Locals
– Our Eco-Friendly Engines Run on Clean Natural Gas
– Comfortable Boats with Plenty of Leg Room and Cushioned Seats
– Frequent Daily Departures Every 20 Minutes from Central Station
– Panoramic Glass Roof Which Also Goes Open Top in Summer

Inclusions:
– 24-Hour Ticket Canal Bus
– Ticket to the Hermitage Amsterdam

Canal Bus is an enjoyable and relaxed way of getting around the canals and takes you past all Amsterdam’s top sights. You’ll pass many historic buildings, from the imposing Westerkerk to the city’s narrowest house. Canal Bus boats cruise along the most famous canals bringing you to Amsterdam’s major museums, such as the Van Gogh Museum, the Rijksmuseum and the Anne Frank House. On board we provide a multilingual commentary. Our comfortable boats offer a frequent and regular service with 3 routes and many stops, including 6 transfer points. The stops are located near the museums, shopping districts and tourist attractions. Your 24-hour ticket allows you to hop on and off as often as you like. Tickets are valid on all four lines.

The hop on, hop off canal cruise has been carefully designed to give you the freedom to explore the history and culture of Amsterdam at your leisure. To complete this visit we have arranged a discount at the popular Hermitage Amsterdam!

Availability:
Daily

Price:
Adult: EURO 38
Child Free

Diamond Museum

Why you should go
The Amsterdam Diamond Museum takes you on a journey that began 3 billion years ago

Highlights:
Diamond Deposits
Minerals
Polishing
Goldsmiths
4 C’s (Carat, Clarity, Colour and Cut)
House of Oranje-Nassau
Famous Diamonds
Distribution
Amsterdam, City of Diamonds
Genuine or Imitation
Diamond Robberies
Glamour Room

Inclusions:
Admission to Diamond Museum

The Amsterdam Diamond Museum takes you on a journey that began 3 billion years ago, 200 km under the surface of the earth, and which ends at the ring on your finger or the pendant around your neck. A fascinating story that should not be missed. In addition to the permanent collection, there is a temporary exhibition devoted to the crown, a symbol of royal power and worldly glory. You will see examples from around the world and from all ages.

After your journey through the museum, you are more than welcome to have a drink in our coffee corner or take a look in the museum shop.

Duration
09:00 AM – 17:00

Availability:
Daily

Price:
Adult: EURO 6
Child Not Allowed

Grand Holland Landmark Tour

Why you should go
A great impression of Holland, with its cities and rural landscapes

Highlights:
– Departure daily at 9h30
– Rotterdam – the second largest city
– Historical Town of Delft
– Royal Delft Blue Pottery
– The Hague
– Madurodam Miniature City

Inclusions:
– Deluxe Coach
– Guide
– Entrance to the Euromast Tower
– Royal Delft Blue Pottery
– The Hague
– Entrance to Madurodam

The great impression of Holland starts from the tour to Rotterdam – the second largest city of the Netherlands that has one of the largest ports in the world. During WWII the town was completely destroyed and rebuilt as a modern city with impressive architecture.

Rotterdam The tour will take you along the picturesque banks of the river Maas, to the old port and the remarkable yellow cube houses. The highlight of the trip to Rotterdam is the ‘Euro Coop’, a rotating glass elevator that takes you to the top of the 185m high Euromast tower.

Delft Our Holland tour then takes you to Delft – a town famous for its Royal Delft Blue porcelain production. In Delft you will have some free time to enjoy the ancient city sights or have lunch (not included in the tour). Afterwards you will head towards the most prominent attraction of the city – the Delft Blue pottery factory.

The Hague Next stop – the Hague, the political centre of the Netherlands. The Hague will astonish you with magnificent architecture of the Houses of Parliament and the Peace Palace. The tour will end up with a visit to the Madurodam park where the whole country is represented in miniature figures.

All tickets are included.

Duration:
Full Day

Availability:
January To March

Price:
Adult: EURO 60
Child (4-13): Euro 30

Hermitage Amsterdam

Why you should go
The Hermitage Amsterdam is the Dutch branch of the world-famous Hermitage in Saint Petersburg, Russia

Highlights
The annex of one of the biggest museums in the world (Hermitage St Petersburg)
A collection of more than 3 millions work of art
A collection assembled by the Tsars
A beautiful 17th century old Dutch building in the heart of the city

The Hermitage Amsterdam exhibits the collection of one of the most famous and magnificent museums in the world: the State Hermitage Museum in St Petersburg, the museum of the tsars with its collection of over three million works of art. The Hermitage Amsterdam makes treasures from this collection accessible to every art lover.
Every six months there is a new exciting exhibition on show. See our website for up-to-date expo information.

HISTORY ON THE AMSTEL
The Hermitage Amsterdam is located in the city centre in one of Amsterdam’s largest seventeenth century buildings, the former Amstelhof nursing home. The stylish regentesses’ room and the old kitchen take you back in time. There are also permanent presentations about relations between the Romanovs and the House of Orange-Nassau and about the history of the building.

Duration:
Every day 10AM – 5PM

Availability:
Daily

Price:
Adult: EURO 15
Child Not Allowed

Het Grachtenhuis

Why you should go
A journey through Amsterdam begins in the Museum of the Canals

Highlights:

The Amsterdam canals make the city. For centuries here, money has been earned, art created, feasts celebrated and life enjoyed. This is the story that the Museum of the Canals brings to life. The museum is situated in a monumental building on the Herengracht, where you are taken on a whirlwind journey through four hundred years of history. The Museum of the Canals shows you not only why the creation of the Amsterdam canals was so unusual, but also why they are still special today. This museum is for everyone who loves or is just about to fall in love with the city of Amsterdam.

The Amsterdam canals make the city. For centuries here, money has been earned, art created, feasts celebrated and life enjoyed. This is the story that the Museum of the Canals brings to life.

The museum is situated in a monumental building on the Herengracht, where you are taken on a whirlwind journey through four hundred years of history. The Museum of the Canals shows you not only why the creation of the Amsterdam canals was so unusual, but also why they are still special today. This museum is for everyone who loves or is just about to fall in love with the city of Amsterdam.

A journey through the Amsterdam canals begins here in the Museum of the Canals.

Duration Open:
Tuesday – Sunday from 10AM until 5PM

Availability:
Daily

Price:
Adult: EURO 11
Child (6-17): Euro 6

Hop on Hop Off Canal Cruise

Hop on and off a canal cruise by Amsterdam’s major museums, attractions and shopping areas

Highlights:
– Amsterdam is Best Seen by Boat for Great Fun and Relaxed Sightseeing
– Combines Sightseeing and Getting Around Town with 16 Stops at Major Museums, Attractions and Shopping Areas
– Hop-On, Hop-Off as Often as You Like
– The Official Hop-On, Hop-Off Cruise with Commentary Developed by Locals
– Our Eco-Friendly Engines Run on Clean Natural Gas
– Comfortable Boats with Plenty of Leg Room and Cushioned Seats
– Frequent Daily Departures Every 20 Minutes from Central Station
– Panoramic Glass Roof Which Also Goes Open Top in Summer
– Excellent Value for the Money

Inclusions:
– The 24-hour ticket is valid for 24 hours starting at the first embarkation
– 1 calendar day ticket and 48-hour ticket are also available

Canal Bus is an enjoyable and relaxed way of getting around the canals and takes you past all Amsterdam’s top sights. You’ll pass many historic buildings, from the imposing Westerkerk to the city’s narrowest house. Canal Bus boats cruise along the most famous canals bringing you to Amsterdam’s major museums, such as the Van Gogh Museum, the Rijksmuseum and the Anne Frank House. On board we provide a multilingual commentary. Our comfortable boats offer a frequent and regular service with 3 routes and many stops, including 6 transfer points. The stops are located near the museums, shopping districts and tourist attractions. Hop on and off as often as you like. Tickets are valid on all four lines.

A Canal Bus ticket also includes discounts at museums, attractions and restaurants!

Itinerary:
Daily from 10am to 7pm, in July and August until 9pm.

Availability:
Daily

Price:24 Hour Ticket
Adult: EURO 24
Child (4-13): Euro 12

Price:48 Hour Ticket
Adult: EURO 34
Child (4-13): Euro 17

Icebar

Why you should go
Amsterdam Icebar

Highlights:
Welcome to the coolest attraction in Amsterdam, where our eskimo host will give you a warm welcome to the world of ice! Inside you will find two bars.

Inclusions:
– 3 drinks included
– Free welcome cocktail
– State-of-the art light effect

In the lounge you can sit down, relax and drink your free welcome cocktail while enjoying the great music. At the back of the lounge you will find the entrance to the second bar, the Icebar. Here you will be given some extra clothes to keep you warm at -10 degrees Celsius! Inside you will be amazed by a staggering 35 tons of natural ice, sculpted into the form of a real bar. The furniture, the walls, the art – everything is made of ice! State-of-the-art light effects give the Icebar all the colors you can think of and the great party music invites you to move and stay warm. We will serve your drinks in a glass… made of ice, of course! Are you hot enough for this cold experience?

Duration:
Sunday – Wednesday: 9am – 7pm
Thursday – Saturday: 9am – 9pm

Availability:
Daily

Price:
Adult: EURO 17
Child (7-17): Euro 9

Madame Tussauds

Why you should go
Filled with exciting and interactive zones, Madame Tussauds combines glitter and glamour in amazing locations all over the world

Highlights
Madame Tussauds Amsterdam is located in the city centre, very easy to reach with public transport and just a 10 minute walk from Amsterdam Central Station.
Unique view over Dam square
Meet your favorite superstar!
Most Interactive attraction in Amsterdam

Madame Tussauds Amsterdam is located in the city centre, very easy to reach with public transport and just a 10 minute walk from Amsterdam Central Station.

Experience the glittering world of fame for a day at the worlds best known wax attraction. Walk down the red carpet and strike a pose for the paparazzi; mingle with Brad, Angelina and all the other national and international stars in our very own A-list party before getting on stage with your favourite pop-star.

Then address the world alongside Barack Obama and other world leaders from the past and present, or strike a goal with your favourite soccer player. One thing is for sure, you will have a star-studded day out at Madame Tussauds, so don’t forget your camera.

The only question you have to ask yourself is; who do you want to meet.

Duration:
10AM – 7PM

Availability:
Daily

Price:
Adult: EURO 20
Child (5-15): Euro 16

NEMO Science Center

Why you should go
Expand your world at NEMO

Highlights
– Expand your world at NEMO – the largest science centre in the Netherlands
– Experience the world of science and technology
– Interactive exhibits – learn how bridges work or unravel optical illusions
– Do experiments in the new laboratory
– Relax at the rooftop terrace with a beautiful view of Amsterdam.

Expand your world at NEMO
NEMO is the largest science centre in the Netherlands and is for anyone who is naturally inquisitive. At NEMO, every visitor – young or old – can experience the world of science and technology for themselves. NEMO takes you into the world of everyday yet quite remarkable things.
Get hands-on with our interactive exhibits and find out for yourself how bridges work, unravel optical illusions or purify a bucket of water into clean drinking water. Step into a chemist’s shoes and do experiments in the new Laboratory. A crackling sweater or a rainbow: after visiting NEMO you will look at the world through new eyes. And if you get tired from all of your adventures, you can relax and recharge in one of NEMO’s cafés.

Tip: Enjoy the magnificent views of Amsterdam from NEMO’s rooftop terrace!

NEMO for school groups Science Center NEMO is all about learning and discovery, making it the perfect place for schoolchildren! All the explanatory texts next to the exhibits in NEMO are in both Dutch and English.

Duration
Open from Tuesday to Sunday from 10.00 to 17.30

Availability:
Daily

Price:
Adult: EURO 15
Child (4-13): Euro 8

Rijksmuseum

Why you should go
The Museum of the Netherlands completely renewed!

Highlights:
Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam, the Netherlands The Museum of the Netherlands completely renewed! In a sequence of 80 galleries, 8,000 objects tell the story of 800 years of Dutch art and history. The presentation of the Rijksmuseum collection is a journey through Dutch art and history from the Middle Ages and Renaissance until the 21st century. At the heart of the museum is the magnificent Gallery of Honour, presenting world-famous masterpieces by Vermeer, Rembrandt, Frans Hals and Jan Steen. The Gallery of Honour leads visitors to the dedicated space that Dutch architect Cuypers created for Rembrand

Duration:
Open from 9AM – 5PM

Availability:
Daily

Price:
Adult: EURO 18
Child (0-18): Free

Stedelijk Museum

Why you should go
The biggest museum of modern and contemporary art and design in the Netherlands

Highlights:

Exhibition

Marlene Dumas – The image as Burden – 6 Sept 2014 – 4 Jan 2015

The Stedelijk Museum in Amsterdam is a must see. It is the biggest museum of modern and contemporary art and design in the Netherlands. The original building has been completely renovated and extended with a spectacular new wing, and since it reopened in 2012 it has been a hugt hit with visitors.

The Stedelijk offers top works of art from the greatest artists in the world, including a lot of work from Dutch 20th Century artists. Permanent Collection The Stedelijk Museum houses one of the most talked about collections of modern and contemporary art and design in the world, with 90,000 items, from 1870 to today. With important movements such as Bauhaus, The Amsterdam School, De Stijl, CoBrA, abstract-expressionism, pop art, minimal art and conceptual art.

Come and see iconic works by Appel, Cézanne, Chagall, Dumas, Kandinsky, Kienholz, De Kooning, Koons, Malevich, Matisse, Mondriaan, Picasso, Pollock, Rietveld, Sottsass, Warhol and many others.

Duration:
10:00 – 18:00, on Thursday open until 22:00

Availability:
Daily

Price:
Adult: EURO 15
Child (0-18): Free

The National Maritime Museum

Why you should go
The National Maritime Museum: How the Dutch explore the world

Highlights:
The National Maritime Museum is located in an old Arsenal (1656), the storehouse of the Royal Dutch Navy.
Our Open Courtyard is covered by an amazing glass roof repeating one of the old nautical maps and consists of 1200 pieces of glass.
Some of our exhibitions are specially designed for (young) children.
The recommended duration of visit is 60 minutes.
The museum and East Indian Amsterdam is complete wheelchair accessible.

Welcome to the top must do attraction in Amsterdam
In The National Maritime Museum you will feel the essence of the Dutch: reclaiming land from the sea and winning sea battles, discovering new territories and trading precious goods. Excitement, adventure and courage of the sailors… Become one of them by coming on board our life-size replica 18th century trading ship Amsterdam. Find out how Europeans pictured other continents in the past by looking at the oldest maps and atlases from our collection. Go overseas, survive sea battles and bring home the best products in our interactive exhibition ‘See you in the Golden Age!’
Have a great journey with The National Maritime Museum!

Time:
9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Availability:
Daily

Price:
Adult: EURO 15
Child Not Allowed

Tour of Bruges

Why you should go
This excursion leads you to historical Bruges, one of Europe’s most charming cities, also named the Venice of the North

Highlights:
– Departure on Wednesday and Sunday at 09h30
– Historical Center
– Boat Trip Along the Canals
– Visit one of Bruges’ Museums
– Shopping
– Belgium Cuisine and Chocolates

Inclusions
– Deluxe Coach
– Guide

Before visiting Bruges, we will move first to Gent – a remarkable city with medieval architecture, numerous churches, splendid towers and cathedrals.

Bruges
Then the tour takes you to Bruges, one of Europe’s most charming cities, also named the Venice of the North. The city has a marvelous historical heritage – the entire city centre is a UNESCO World Heritage site. You will be enchanted by this city – with its ancient churches, wealthy mansions, picturesque alleys and canals. At the end of the tour you will have some free time to explore the city at your own pace – try the local beer or chocolate, make an unforgettable canal cruise or shop in the delightful city centre

Time:
9:30 am – 9:00 pm

Duration:
Full Day (11,5 hours)

Availability:
Thursdays And Sundays

Price:
Adult: EURO 75
Child (4-13): Euro 35

Volendam, Marken and Windmills

Why you should go
Explore the Dutch countryside on a trip to the classic cities of Volendam, Marken. And Visit the world famous Zaanse Schans

Highlights:
– Volendam
– Marken
– Cheese Farm
– Wooden Shoe Factory
– Windmills of Zaanse Schans

Inclusions:
– Vsit of cheese factory
– Demonstration at wooden shoe workshop
– Visit of a working windmill
– Deluxe coach
– Gps guided audio available in 16 languages

Get inspired by traditional Dutch culture during the visit to the countryside. Visit fishing villages Volendam and Marken and take a tour through the world famous Zaanse Schans.

Zaanse Schans Take a fascinating tour through the Zaanse Schans also known as the Dutch world famous windmills museum. Apart from a fine collection of different windmills, you will have a chance to dive into traditional Dutch atmosphere surrounded by old-fashioned houses, shops and warehouses. And of course we can’t but visit the traditional cheese farm, where you will reveal the secret of how the world-famous Dutch cheese is made.

Volendam and Marken Afterwards you are welcome to take a tour through the small charming fishing villages of Marken and Volendam. On the former island of Marken, you will have the opportunity to visit the local shoe maker and discover how the Dutch make those famous wooden shoes also known as Klompen. In lively Volendam you can stroll on the famous dike along the harbor. After which, naturally is to cater yourself with some nourishing lunch in one of the excellent fishing restaurants of Volendam.

Time:
9:15 am – 2:45 pm

Duration:
5,5 Hours

Availability:
Almost Daily

Price:
Adult: EURO 40
Child (4-13): Euro 20

Water Colors Cruise

Why you should go
Experience a fantastic evening on the canals during the Amsterdam Light Festival

Highlights
The Water Colors Cruise will take you on an evening cruise with spectacular views of the enchantingly lit up city during the Amsterdam Light Festival. You will be sailing through the city which has been put in the spotlights by 20 works of light during the festival period (27-11-14 through to 18-01-15). On board you will be able to listen to information about the works of art, whilst enjoying one masterpiece after another.

Inclusions
Evening cruise – sail through the scenery of a spectacular lit Amsterdam by night
Best views – enjoy the beautiful views and admire the light sculptures produced by artists from both home and abroad
Audio guide on board – the central audio system will tell you all about the magnificent works of light during the cruise
Live entertainment on the mooring – The mooring can sometimes be a busy place as a result of the Amsterdam Light Festival’s huge popularity, which is why we have organized live entertainment.
Free Wi-fi on the mooring
Multiple departures per hour

Departs:
Approximately every 30 minutes from 5PM – 9:30PM

Availability:
January

Price:
Adult: EURO 19
Child (4-12): Euro 11

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