3-Hour Tour: Highlights of 17th Century Dutch Art & History
Pickup includedPlease indicate which hotel you are staying in. In case your group is not in a hotel, please indicate where you prefer to be picked up. You can be picked up at all hotels in the center of Amsterdam, at the Passenger Terminal Amsterdam (docking location of almost all large sea cruise ships), docking locations of river cruise ships. In case your hotel is too far from the center or you would like be picked up from another location than your hotel please we will have to agree upon a location to meet. Please provide an email adress and cell phone number on which we are able to reach you.
- See characteristic ornate 17th and 18th century monuments in the historic center
- Take in the scenic intersections of the large canals at the canal ring in the historic center of Amsterdam
- Stop and bask in the masterpieces by painters like Rembrandt, Vermeer, Jan Steen, Frans Hals, and many more
- Enjoy historic paintings of North-Eastern Brazil, the Dutch tradepost in India in the 1600's
- Experience numerous impressive and beautiful artefacts made on order of the extremely rich Amsterdam trader families
Before you enter the museum you will be picked up at your hotel or any other central location to begin your tour with a walk through the historic city center on your way to the museum. During the 30 to 45 minutes walking tour you will see interesting monuments, ornaments, and history of Amsterdam and the Netherlands. In case walking is difficult for you this portion of the tour can be skipped and instead you will take a taxi or public transport straight to the museum.
During the tour of the museum, you will get to see the variety of 17th-century Dutch art by various famous artists and impressive artifacts like Delftware, massive hardwood furniture with laid-inn ivory, mother of pearl, impressively engraved silverwork and crystal glasses, miniatures of complete interiors of 17th-century canal mansions. The aim is to introduce you into the art and history of the Netherlands and Amsterdam as its main economic, cultural and financial center in its heydays in the 1600s when it had contact, trade, and influence all over the world.
- Entrance tickets for the museum
- People with mobility impairments