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Tickets for Canal Cruise & Rijksmuseum

Save time and money on two Amsterdam must-sees

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Canal cruise: 1 hour
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Canal cruise: English, Dutch, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, Polish, Russian, Chinese, Japanese, Thai, Turkish, Indonesian, Korean, Hindi, Hebrew and Arabic


  • 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


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.


Lovers Canal Cruises Pier
Open Havenfront, Amsterdam
Museumstraat 1, 1071, Amsterdam

What's included?

  • 1-hour canal cruise
  • Access to the Rijksmuseum
  • Food and drinks

Additional information

How to use your tickets


  • Walk past the ticket office and show your smartphone ticket at the entrance "Visitors with ticket"
  • 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 at the Lovers shop on the dock
  • Please refer to the illustration above to find the right place

Opening Hours of the Rijksmuseum:

09:00 - 17:00

Departure Times - Cruise

  • Every ± 25 minutes
  • First departure: 10:00
  • Last departure: 21:00 (December 1 - January 22: 16:00)

Common questions

What do these tickets include?
In general, every ticket includes a single entrance to the venue in combination with other services depending on the product you choose. Please check the section Whats included on this page to know more about what your tickets include.
Are there special discounts for different age groups/students or teachers?
Discounts for different age groups vary per product. You can find discount related information in the Important information section during checkout. When choosing your tickets, check for ticket types with discounted prices. For example, some products have a ticket type 'Child', which is specifically for children. Remember to bring a valid ID to the venue if you've purchased a discounted ticket.
What payment methods do Tiqets support?
We support popular payment methods used across the globe, notably Visa, Mastercard, Paypal, Alipay and iDeal. Some payment options are specific to the language and currency combination you use when ordering tickets.
Do I have to print these tickets?
Most venues allow you to enter by simply showing your tickets on your smartphone. Very few require printed tickets. See the section titled 'Using these tickets'.

Customer reviews

Oscar, Finland
Nov 21, 2016
Rijksmuseum was excelent. The canal cruise was good.
Sep 8, 2016
The museum visit was excellent. It was effortless to gain entrance and the staff were very helpful and courteous.
The Canal Cruise commentary was not as full or as good as I expected with a crowd of rowdy school pupils making it a distracting and slightly unpleasant experience.
Aug 21, 2016
Very smooth
Jul 22, 2016
Wonderful 1 hour cruise which showed us much of the old centre of Amsterdam and some of the new from a unique perspective and an unmissable visit to an art gallery which captures the key developments in Amsterdam's cultural history.
Apr 5, 2017
El museo es una maravilla pero la visita por los canales no nos gustó nada! Las barcas son bajitas y no se puede ver realmente los edificios. Nos bajamos a la mitad del recorrido.
Chris, Belgium
Mar 2, 2017
We konden heel gemakkelijk de boottocht een dag vroeger doen! Zeer duidelijke uitleg over Amsterdam tijdens de boottocht. Toegang tot het Museum was zeer vlot zonder wachtrij! Een echte aanrader
Hélène, France
Jan 1, 2017
Billet combiné interessant. Croisière sympa mais manque un peu de commentaires sur la ville.Le personnel ne savait pas qu'on devait récupérer les billets du musée
Oct 19, 2016
we hadden pech dat de Amsterdam maraton werd gelopen, zodoende konden we niet aan het rijksmuseum geraken zonder kilometers om te lopen.
Aug 27, 2016
Très pratique permet les coupes files
Aug 16, 2016
Bij de rondvaartboot wordt je boekingsnummer bij de kassa ingevoerd. Vervolgens krijg je een geprinte vervoersbewijs. En bij de Rijksmuseum wordt je streepjescode van je email gescand. Bij de Rijksmuseum hoef je niet meer langs de kassa. Kon wel iets duidelijker worden vermeld. Maar voor de rest was het prima. We hebben een leuke dag gehad, bedankt Tigets.com!