Van Gogh Museum: Skip-the-Line Private Guided Tour

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Babylon Tours

At Babylon Tours we are dedicated to providing you with the best that each of our cities has to offer. Our local English speaking guides are experts on the landmarks and museums that they’ll visit with you. They will share a mix of historical information, scandalous stories, and surprising details whether you’re browsing the Louvre or strolling Amsterdam’s canals. At the end, you’ll have enjoyed yourself so much that you won’t even realize how the hours have passed, and you’ll be on your way to becoming a local expert yourself.

  • Meeting Point:Meet your guide outside the Cobra Cafe by the toilet/parking entrance on the north side of the building facing the Rijksmuseum. (between the bicycle lane and the Cobra Cafe)
  • Duration:2 - 2.5hs
  • Location:Amsterdam, Netherlands

This 2 to 2.5 hour private guided tour of the Van Gogh Museum will peel back the layers of one of the world’s most famous artists – even though that fame only came after his death. This tour includes entry to the museum, which is valid all day long. Let our enthusiastic and charming guides share this artist’s life with you.

You’ve probably heard about one of the world’s most famous painters, Vincent Van Gogh. But what do you actually know about this Dutch artist? We’ll introduce you to the man behind the famous sunflowers and self-portraits on this intimate, private tour. Learn about him through his iconic paintings of people eating potatoes and of his own bedroom, or maybe his “Wheat field with Crows” or “Yellow House.” We will visit the world’s largest collection of Van Gogh’s works and personal affects to learn about his turbulent life stretching from his days in Holland to his dramatic ending in France. And yes, don’t worry, we’ll discuss that whole ear incident.


(if artwork is not on loan or being restored etc.)
  • Large Collection of Self Portraits
  • Early And Obscure Works
  • Objects From His Studio
  • Sunflowers
  • The Potato Eaters
  • The Bedroom
  • Yellow House
  • Wheatfield with Crows



Starting Time Options

10am or 1:30pm (5pm option Friday evenings)

Price Includes

  • Skip-the-line museum tour
  • Private professional tour guide just for you
  • Tour includes all entrance fees