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Skip-the-line Van Gogh Museum & Red Light District Guided Tour - Private Tour

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Amsterdam, Netherlands

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icon5 hours to 5 hours 30 minutes  (Approx.)
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iconOffered in: English and 5 more

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What you can expect during your visit
Face masks provided for travelers
Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
Gear/equipment sanitized between use
Guides required to regularly wash hands
Regular temperature checks for staff
Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
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Overview

Combine visits to the Red Light District and the Van Gogh Museum on this half-day private tour. Get skip-the-line access to the popular Van Gogh Museum and learn about the artists proclivities for the same vices that make the Red Light District famous. This private tour ensures personalized attention and plenty of time to ask questions.
  • Private tour including the Red Light District and the Van Gogh Museum
  • Skip-the-line access at the popular Van Gogh Museum
  • Walking tour of the Red Light District
  • Private tour ensures personalized attention and the time to ask questions
Skip-The-Line Guided Museum Tour & Walking Tour
Tour Guide Exclusively For You (Does NOT apply if you choose "SAVE! BOOK SEMI-PRIVATE" option)
Duration 5 - 5.5 Hours
Private Transportation Included Between Tour Locations If Necessary
Tour Will Run, Rain Or Shine
All Entrance Fees
Tour price does NOT include hotel pickup or drop-off (we recommend UBER or Taxi)
Tour price does NOT include gratuities (optional)
Temporary exhibitions NOT included

Departure Point

Cobra Café, Hobbemastraat 18, 1071 ZB Amsterdam, Netherlands

Departure Time

1:30 PM

Return Details

Dam Square, Dam, 1012 Amsterdam, Netherlands
Meet your dedicated guide at a central meeting place in Amsterdam 

Your first stop is the Van Gogh Museum, where you skip the line with priority access to this popular museum. Embark on a guided tour, during which you learn about the artist's work, as well as his personal and work history. Learn about the historical context that allowed this working artist to create some of what were considered the most scandalous paintings of the era. You'll see early and obscure objects and works from his studio, as well as some famous paintings such as 'Wheatfield with Crows,' 'Yellow House,' the 'Bedroom,' the 'Potato Eaters,' and 'Sunflowers.' 

Continue to the Red Light District, Amsterdam's famous zone of legalized vice. Your guide provides engaging commentary that allows you to see the neighborhood from Van Gogh's perspective, including the famous windows and the coffee shops. 

This private tour ensures personalized attention from your dedicated guide and plenty of time to ask questions.
Itinerary
Stop At:  
Van Gogh Museum
Meet your personal guide outside the Rijksmuseum at 10am before skipping the line at the Van Gogh Museum to begin exploring the largest collection of the famous artist's works in the world. Marvel at The Potato Eaters and The Bedroom as well as objects from his studio. Learn about the artist's troubled life, from his days in Holland to his dramatic ending in France. Refresh yourself over a lunch break before trekking to the Red Light District. Learn about the relationship between Vincent Van Gogh and this iconic neighborhood, which led him to create a few scandalous works of art. With your local guide, wander through the salacious streets and coffee shops of the Red Light District, following in the footsteps of Van Gogh himself before concluding the tour in central Amsterdam. Your museum ticket is good for the entire day, should you want to return there to explore its galleries at your leisure. This private tour ensures personalized attention from your dedicated guide and plenty of time to ask questions.
Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Included
Stop At:  
Red Light District
Meet your personal guide outside the Rijksmuseum at 10am before skipping the line at the Van Gogh Museum to begin exploring the largest collection of the famous artist's works in the world. Marvel at The Potato Eaters and The Bedroom as well as objects from his studio. Learn about the artist's troubled life, from his days in Holland to his dramatic ending in France. Refresh yourself over a lunch break before trekking to the Red Light District. Learn about the relationship between Vincent Van Gogh and this iconic neighborhood, which led him to create a few scandalous works of art. With your local guide, wander through the salacious streets and coffee shops of the Red Light District, following in the footsteps of Van Gogh himself before concluding the tour in central Amsterdam. Your museum ticket is good for the entire day, should you want to return there to explore its galleries at your leisure. This private tour ensures personalized attention from your dedicated guide and plenty of time to ask questions.
Duration: 2 hours 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Museum of Prostitution - Red Light Secrets
Museum of Prostitution
Duration: 10 minutes
Admission Ticket Not Included
Stop At:  
Condomerie
Condomerie,
Duration: 10 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Cannabis Museum Amsterdam
Cannabis Museum Amsterdam
Duration: 10 minutes
Admission Ticket Not Included
Stop At:  
Sexmuseum Amsterdam Venustempel
Sexmuseum Amsterdam Venustempel,
Duration: 10 minutes
Admission Ticket Not Included
Stop At:  
Dam Square
Dam Square,
Duration: 10 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Weeping Tower
Weeping Tower
Duration: 10 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
The Bulldog The First Coffeeshop
The Bulldog Amsterdam
Duration: 10 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
Stop At:  
Babylon Tours Amsterdam
Amsterdam conjures up images of a less-than-puritan style of life, but we’re here to show you that this city offers way more than just the Red Light District – even though it’s a part of it! Our English speaking guides will help you cut the lines and explore the Rijksmuseum and the Van Gogh Museum, two of the city’s biggest attractions, on private or small group tours. With Babylon Tours, we’ll help you experience the historic side of Amsterdam, but we know how to let down our hair, too. Join us as well to explore the, let’s call them, alternative venues of the Red Light District with one of our energetic young guides.
Duration: 5 hours 30 minutes
Admission Ticket Free
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • It is imperative that you provide us with guests MOBILE PHONE NUMBER (including country code)
  • Notes: Van Gogh Museum may be subjected to occasional closures without previous warning from the museum management. When this occurs, we will provide guests with an appropriate alternative if the museum opening time is delayed more than 1h from the tour starting time. In these cases we are unable to provide refunds or discounts. Appropriate dress is required for entry into some sites on this tour. No large bags or suitcases are allowed inside the museum, only handbags or small thin bag packs are allowed through security. Due to increased security measures at many attractions some lines may form on tours with 'Skip the Line' or 'No Wait' access. Some specific rooms inside the museum are subjected to a very quiet or restricted right to speak inside, in this cases your guide will provide the information about this places before entering the specific rooms where this rule applies. Some collections may vary along the year.
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
  • OPERATED BY Babylon Tours Amsterdam

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Learn more about cancellations.

The answers provided below are based on answers previously given by the tour provider to customers’ questions.
Q:
What is the policy on face masks and attendee health during Skip-the-line Van Gogh Museum & Red Light District Guided Tour - Private Tour?
A:
The policies on face masks and attendee health are:

  • Face masks provided for travelers
  • Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival
See all safety measures taken by Skip-the-line Van Gogh Museum & Red Light District Guided Tour - Private Tour.
Q:
What is the policy on sanitization during Skip-the-line Van Gogh Museum & Red Light District Guided Tour - Private Tour?
A:
The policies on sanitization are:

  • Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff
  • Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas
  • Gear/equipment sanitized between use
See all safety measures taken by Skip-the-line Van Gogh Museum & Red Light District Guided Tour - Private Tour.
Q:
What is the social distancing policy during Skip-the-line Van Gogh Museum & Red Light District Guided Tour - Private Tour?
A:
The policies on social distancing are:

  • Social distancing enforced throughout experience
  • Contactless payments for gratuities and add-ons
See all safety measures taken by Skip-the-line Van Gogh Museum & Red Light District Guided Tour - Private Tour.
Q:
What measures are being taken to ensure staff health & safety during Skip-the-line Van Gogh Museum & Red Light District Guided Tour - Private Tour?
A:
The policies on staff health & safety are:

  • Guides required to regularly wash hands
  • Regular temperature checks for staff
See all safety measures taken by Skip-the-line Van Gogh Museum & Red Light District Guided Tour - Private Tour.
Q:
What is the maximum group size during Skip-the-line Van Gogh Museum & Red Light District Guided Tour - Private Tour?
A:
This activity will have a maximum of 8 travelers.

See all safety measures taken by Skip-the-line Van Gogh Museum & Red Light District Guided Tour - Private Tour.

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