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This combo hop-on hop-off Canal Bus day pass allows you to cruise Amsterdam’s scenic waterways and enjoy the Van Gogh Museum. During a 24-or 48-hour period, take advantage of the 7 to 9 stops (depending on the season) to explore top city attractions including the Anne Frank House and the Rijksmuseum. At the Van Gogh Museum, marvel at famous works like ‘Sunflowers.’ With this pass, you’ve got the best of Amsterdam covered.


  • Explore the largest collection of Vincent Van Gogh paintings in the world at the Van Gogh Museum
  • See top Amsterdam attractions such as the Rijksmuseum and the Anne Frank House on the Canal Bus
  • Hop on and off the Canal Bus as often as you like at any of the stops
  • Onboard recorded commentary available in English, Dutch, French, German, Spanish and Italian

Why Our Insiders Chose This Tour

Explore the must-see Van Gogh Museum with pre-booked tickets. And the Canal Bus pass makes seeing the rest of Amsterdam's attractions a breeze.

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What You Can Expect

Skip the Line: Van Gogh Museum and Amsterdam Canal Bus Hop-On Hop-Off Day Pass

Make use of Amsterdam's extensive Canal Bus system to explore the vibrant city

Enjoy an easy overview of Amsterdam at a pace that suits you with the hop-on hop-off Canal Bus Day Pass. The boats operate along Amsterdam's canals, following tour routes: the Green Line and the Orange Line. While on board, listen to engaging commentary on the city and sights you see along the way, including the Rijksmuseum, the Anne Frank House and the Albert Cuyp Market. Choose between a 24- or 48-hour pass, and get on and off at the 7 to 9 stops (depending on the season) as often as you like.

This pass also gives you a pre-booked ticket for the must-see Van Gogh Museum, housing the largest collection of paintings by Vincent Van Gogh. Admire famous works like The Bedroom, Sunflowers and several self-portraits, and track the artist’s creative development and compare his paintings to works by his 19th-century contemporaries.

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Customer Reviews

Lilian H

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2017

The Skip the Line vouchers are a great deal, no time wasted queueing. Great idea.

Boricua Puerto Rico

5 star rating: Highly Recommended January 2017

I loved the canal Hop-On Hop-Off tour. The tour guides were very nice. The seats are very comfortable. The stops are in the most important landmarks.


5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2016

I love Vincent Van Gogh and this museum and the art it contains did not disappoint. It was a deeply moving and delightful experience. I highly recommend it.

neil j m

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2016



5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2016

Museum was amazing and the Canal bus was great for seeing local sites at our leisure.

Kyle P

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2016

A canal ride through the most beautiful city on earth plus Van Gogh? How could you go wrong?

Sara T United States of ... 

5 star rating: Highly Recommended October 2016

This tour was everything it says it's going to be and more. We had a wonderful experience at the museum even though Van Gough isn't my favorite artist you learn so much about his life through his art. The Hop-On Hop-Off pass is the way to go in Amsterdam. We took atleast 3-4 canal rides and it was a nice relaxing way to get around town and see more of the citiy. Highly recommend getting this canal pass when in town.

Tom McGinn

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2016

The Van Gogh Museum was one of the best we have experienced! Since it is dedicated to just the one artist and a few of his contemporaries you see the progression of his artwork from beginning to end. We moved through at a leisurely pace and saw everything in just a few hours. The canal bus is the way to go for easy movement around the city.

Louise M

5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2016

Museum was really good - suggest you get an audio guide to enhance the experience. Hop on hop off canal bus was great especially as weather was good. A lovely way to see the city and easy to find stops etc.


5 star rating: Highly Recommended September 2016

The canal buses were on time and stopped at all the highlights in the city. The captains were personable and provided great commentary during the rides. The skip the line voucher was invaluable as the line to get tickets was so long we wouldn't have had time for anything else that day. So worht the money.

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