- 4 hours
Please note: Due to museum rules, we are unfortunately unable to guide in the Vermeer exhibition. If you wish to visit the Vermeer exhibition, you will need to book a separate visit directly with the Rijksmuseum.
Begin at the Rijksmuseum
Continue at the Van Gogh Museum
Or, Visit Them Individually
The Rijksmuseum and Van Gogh Museum become very crowded throughout the day. We strongly recommend a 9:00 am start time, but we can certainly accommodate requests for other times. The Van Gogh Museum is open late on Fridays; this is the best day for a later start of this combination walk.
No - tickets to both museums are included when you book this tour and we will purchase them for you.
Tickets at the Van Gogh Museum are timed and re-entry is not permitted, but you can stay inside the museum after the tour for as long as you like.
Does this tour include any current temporary exhibitions?
The tour visits the permanent collections of each museum. Your entry tickets are valid for temporary exhibitions as well, but often, it is necessary to separately book time slots for visiting the exhibition(s). We do not currently offer visits to temporary exhibitions with our experts.
Art historian and curator Lora received her Ph.D. from the University of Amsterdam. She got her M.A. in Art History from the University of Texas at Austin and went to Knox College in Illinois, where she received her B.A. in Art History and Integrated International Studies. She was the curator at the Istanbul Museum of Modern Art (Istanbul Modern) and prior to that worked at the Dallas Museum of Art in Texas, USA. She regularly publishes on modern and contemporary art as a member of AICA (International Association of Art Critics) and as a National Correspondent for the European Museum Forum (EMF).
After finishing his studies in the History of Art and Archaeology at the University of Amsterdam in 2002, Sabry pursued a career in the antiquarian book trade, going on to run a fine art bookstore in Amsterdam, whilst also writing, lecturing, and teaching about art. Later he dedicated more time to his work as a writer and art historian. Coming from a Jewish background, Sabry was also always interested in the Jewish history of Amsterdam and has thoroughly studied the life and work of Jewish artists living and working in the Netherlands in this century. He is currently writing a book about German Jewish emigree artists in Amsterdam in the interwar years. The work will come out in fall 2016, published by the renowned Jewish publishing house Querido. Sabry also has extensive guiding experience, specializing in the culture of the Low Countries. His expertise has a vast thematic scope that incorporates the art, architecture, literature, and cuisine that helped shape the Netherlands as they are today.
Belina is a freelance guide and art educator for several museums in Amsterdam. Prior to moving to Amsterdam, she lived for twenty-one years in Italy, where she achieved a Master's degree from the University Of Milan in History of Art and Critics. Her background includes experience in art history, cultural management, and art criticism. She is currently living in Haarlem.
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