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  • The I Amsterdam City Card

    1. The I Amsterdam City Card

    Make the most of your time in Amsterdam with an I amsterdam City Card, and enjoy free entrance to many of the city's top museums and attractions, including the Van Gogh Museum (time slot ticket required, book via iamsterdam.com/timeslot), the Rijksmuseum, Hermitage Amsterdam, and Rembrandt House Museum. The card also comes with discounted entry to other attractions, such as Heineken Experience, Madame Tussauds and Amsterdam Dungeon. Valid for 24, 48, 72, 96 or 120 hours from first use, unlimited access to the city's public transportation system for the duration of your card allows you to get around quickly. You can also enjoy one free canal cruise from several canal cruise companies at many locations in Amsterdam. Complete listing offers I amsterdam City Card Enjoy free entrance* with the I amsterdam City Card to the following museums and attractions Free admission to the follo...

    Due to Corona, book all the places time slots in advance. One should book van Gogh museum in advance before getting there. If u want to be sure, ask in advance for certain restrictions that are not in the booklet e.g. A dam lookout accessible with the city card only til 18.

  • Amsterdam: Rembrandt House Museum Entrance Ticket

    2. Amsterdam: Rembrandt House Museum Entrance Ticket

    Explore the life and work of the Dutch master, Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn, at the Amsterdam home where he lived and worked for 20 years until he went bankrupt in 1656, with an entrance ticket to the Rembrandt House Museum in central Amsterdam. Your ticket comes with a complimentary audio guide that allows you to explore the interior of the house, now restored to its 17th-century glory. Discover rooms where Rembrandt worked, and see works of art, furniture, and other objects from Rembrandt's time. The museum also owns an almost complete collection of Rembrandt etchings, and part of the collection is on permanent view. There are frequent temporary exhibitions showcasing the work of his predecessors and contemporaries, and modern and current works of art in the museum’s new wing. Join a paint preparation demonstration in Rembrandt’s reconstructed studio, and learn how pigments and ...

    A wonderful museum, , an interesting house and a said story life of a great painter!

  • Amsterdam: Private Bike Tour with a Local

    3. Amsterdam: Private Bike Tour with a Local

    The best way to explore Amsterdam is like the locals do, on a bike. You will meet your guide in the bike shop and be given a city bike that is comfortable for you. During the tour you will stop at a number of interesting places where your personal guide will tell you about the history and architecture of the city. Discover some of the most important sites and learn all about the rich history of Amsterdam. Cycle along the famous canals and Dam Square. Cycle through the various different neighborhoods of Amsterdam, such as the Jordaan, where you will pass the Rijksmuseum, home to a rich collection of Dutch art and history. Discover other gems such as the Museumplein, Stedelijk Museum, and Concertgebouw.

  • Amsterdam: "Fall in Love with Amsterdam" German Walking Tour

    4. Amsterdam: "Fall in Love with Amsterdam" German Walking Tour

    This tour goes through all the interest points of Amsterdam's old city and lasts approximately 3 hours. Together with a local German speaking tour guide you'll stroll through highlights such as Nieuwmarkt, Waterloopleinmarkt, Rembrandt House, Amsterdam canals, Amstel river, Amsterdam's Flower Market and Dam Square. At each interest point, another piece of Dutch history will be revealed by the guide. The tour is full of engaging stories and anecdotes that will change the way you see the city. The tour visits three different markets (Nieuwmarkt, Waterloopleinmarkt and Amsterdam's Flower Market). Upon arrival at each market, the guide will tell its story (with Q&A) and will set sufficient time for you to explore the market by yourself. Get a Dutch cultural infusion (auf Deutsch) as well as tips and hints on local happenings.

    We had a lovely tour through Amsterdam! The guide was very knowledgable and nice:) We had a great time and got recommendations for the rest of our trip.

  • Amsterdam: Private City Walking Tour

    5. Amsterdam: Private City Walking Tour

    Enjoy a private walking tour and see all the main sights of the historic center, including the enchanting bridges, barges, houseboats and mercantile houses of the Canal Belt. Get well-acquainted with Amsterdam’s cobblestoned streets, walking over the many beautiful bridges overlooking the iconic canals on the Canal Belt. Be guided along the waterways, seeing the recognizable tall and slim buildings, numerous houseboats, and, of course, some of the most famous sights in the city. Learn how the city evolved from a muddy town on the Amstel River in the 12th century to the modern day metropolis. Get a local’s perspective and discover some little-known secrets of the city, including tree-lined squares and private courtyards. Get priceless tips on how to make the most of your time in Amsterdam.

  • Rembrandt's Art: Guided Tour in Amsterdam & Rijksmuseum

    6. Rembrandt's Art: Guided Tour in Amsterdam & Rijksmuseum

    Your morning in Amsterdam will start at the Rembrandthouse. The most famous painter of the Dutch Golden Age by far is Rembrandt van Rijn. The painter lived and worked the greater part of his life in Amsterdam. The city tour Rembrandt will bring alive the most important places of this part of his life. Walk through the area where he lived in his wealthy days with his first wife Saskia. Pass by his old house and see where he painted his masterpiece the Night watch. Of course this tour won’t be complete without a visit to the national gallery Rijksmuseum. In this museum you will find back many of the important paintings of Rembrandt such as the Jewish bride, syndics of drapers guild, many self-portraits and the famous Night watch. Join the tour and discover everything about the life of Rembrandt van Rijn!

  • Amsterdam: Interactive Self-Guided City Exploration Game

    7. Amsterdam: Interactive Self-Guided City Exploration Game

    Enjoy an interactive city discovery experience across Amsterdam's city center and solve riddles via a web app in your phone’s browser. Solve 12 riddles and discover the city at your own pace as you make your way from one hidden location to the next. Your challenge starts in the bustling Nieuwmarkt. Unlock local recommendations and fun facts as well as the history of the city. Discover spots in Amsterdam that most locals don’t even know about and see popular sights from a different angle. Take a walk around the lesser-known areas of the city center and discover the hidden gems of the Dutch capital. Look closely at curious details all around to find answers ⁠— the trail will take you to unusual statues and secret courtyards, a vibrant flea market, the sunniest terraces along the beautiful river Amstel, as well as several other secret locations. During your game, explore highlights such a...

  • Amsterdam Old City Private Walking Tour

    8. Amsterdam Old City Private Walking Tour

    Enjoy a private walking tour of Amsterdam with your own personal guide, and stroll through the medieval center to see parts of the old city wall. Continue along the famous canals to explore Chinatown, the former Jewish District, and the infamous Red Light District. Learn how Amsterdam was built on a reclaimed swamp, when the land was buried in mud and the harbor was almost inaccessible. Connection with the North Sea was not realised until the 19th century, but Amsterdam had already became one of the most important cities in the world. As you stroll, you will learn about its position as a major science and cultural center, and discover how in 1650 its population of 220,000 inhabitants made it the 3rd largest city in Europe. Your guide will explain key aspects of Amsterdam’s story, passing sights such as the 17th-century Oostindisch Huis, the Amsterdam headquarters of the East India Com...

  • Amsterdam: Guided City Walking Tour and Rembrandt House

    9. Amsterdam: Guided City Walking Tour and Rembrandt House

    Start your tour with a walk through Spiegelquarter, a district known for a wide array of antiques and artistic goods. Afterwards, wander the Keizersgracht, or Emperor’s canal, where your guide will discuss one of Rembrandt’s most successful apprentices. In Rembrandt Square, hear about the Night Watch Guards, who were characters in one of the artist’s most popular works. His painting is recreated here in bronze sculpture. In Staalstraat, learn about the local Drapers Guild, represented by Rembrandt. Finally, in Waterloo Square, discover the former Jewish Quarter, home to a variety of immigrants including Rembrandt and his wife. The couple spent many years living here, near the Amstel River, where their house still stands as a museum dedicated to the artist’s life. It includes etchings and other works done by Rembrandt himself. The furnishings are authentic to the 1600s, reconstituted th...

  • Amsterdam: Private "Meet Rembrandt" Tour in German

    10. Amsterdam: Private "Meet Rembrandt" Tour in German

    Explore the personal story of one of the greatest painters in Dutch history on this guided “Meet Rembrandt” tour. Take a city walk and learn about Rembrandt’s work, patrons, wives, children, and money problems. Enjoy included visits to the Rembrandt House Museum and the Rijksmuseum. After meeting your guide at the meeting point, set off on your walk. Find out about life in multicultural Amsterdam during the 17th century, and discover the countless traces that Rembrandt left behind in the city. Then, visit the Rembrandt House Museum, the monumental building where Rembrandt lived and worked in 1639–1658. Explore the house that has been meticulously rearranged with furniture, art, and other objects from that time. Imagine yourself in the 17th century as you see Rembrandt’s studio, kitchen, and living room. Continue your city walk after and explore the stories behind Rembrandt’s paintings...

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What people are saying about Rembrandt House

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Due to Corona, book all the places time slots in advance. One should book van Gogh museum in advance before getting there. If u want to be sure, ask in advance for certain restrictions that are not in the booklet e.g. A dam lookout accessible with the city card only til 18.

The Amsterdam City Card was really worth it for me, as it allowed me to use public transport without any problems and, for example, saved money when visiting the Van Gogh and the Rijksmuseum.

A wonderful museum, , an interesting house and a said story life of a great painter!

If you're going to visit many museums, buying this card is absolutely worth it

The tour with our fantastic tourguide Lilli was great!