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Museum of the Canals Tickets

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Key Highlights

  • Smartphone vouchers accepted – no need to print!
  • No booking fees!
  • Free audio guide!
  • Uncover the history of Amsterdam and its famous canals!
  • Explore five unique, interactive exhibition rooms!
  • Overview
    Dock your boat for an adventure through history at the Museum of the Canals!

    With an audio guide as your compass, navigate through the five unique, interactive exhibition rooms while learning about the history of Amsterdam and its famous canals. Drift through time, from Amsterdam’s humble beginnings through the Dutch Golden Age and beyond. Behold dazzling multimedia displays utilizing holograms, architecture, paintings, blueprints, and more! It will change the way you see Amsterdam!

    Once you have completed the free guided tour, port over to the temporary exhibitions for even more new discoveries. Or, come aboard and join the crew for one of the museum’s monthly activities. There is something for everyone to enjoy, here. So, chart a course for the Museum of the Canals and have a boatload of fun!

  • Activity Schedule & Itinerary

    Activity Schedule

    When does it run?

    The Museum of the Canals is open daily, except Mondays.


    Start time

    The Museum of the Canals is open from 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Special hours on December 24th and January 1st.

    Meeting Point

    The Museum of the Canals is located at Herengracht 386, Amsterdam 1016 CJ. The cross-street is Leidsegracht.
    Getting There – Take tram line 1, 2, or 5 to the Koningsplein stop.

    Ending Point

  • Inclusions & Exclusions


    • General Admission to Museum of the Canals
    • Free audio guide
    • Free wifi
  • Please note

    Immediately on booking you will be emailed a receipt for your tickets. Your barcoded e-ticket will be sent by email within 24 hours of booking. This ticket can be shown on your smartphone to enter the attraction

    The Museum of the Canals is wheelchair accessible.