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Maritime Museum Ticket and Amsterdam Sightseeing Canal Cruise

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from US$ 34.73 per person pp

Key Highlights

  • Discover 500 years of Dutch Maritime history at the National Maritime Museum
  • Explore the museum with special exhibits presented in an interactive and personal way
  • Take a FREE 1-hour audio guided tour and learn more about the exhibits
  • Take in gorgeous city views from the water with the canal cruise
  • Sail over the epic Amsterdam canal ring, a UNESCO World Heritage site
  • Relax and pass by Amsterdam’s top sites including the Anne Frank House and the Westerkerk
  • Overview
    A retreat for lovers of marine history, the National Maritime Museum offers you a perfect opportunity to explore 500 years of Dutch Maritime history in an interactive and personal way with exhibits created especially for children. Learn how the Netherlands blossomed, with their intercontinental trade boomed by having the largest number of ships in the world.

    With this combo ticket, you may embark on the beautiful Amsterdam Sightseeing Canal Cruise and explore the best sites of Amsterdam in the most relaxing way. Sail over the impressive Amsterdam canal ring and see the famous Anne Frank House, the Westerkerk and the narrowest house in the city among many other spectacular attractions.

  • Activity Schedule & Itinerary

    Activity Schedule

    When does it run?



    Maritime Museum: You can stay as long as you wish
    Canal Cruise: 1 hour

    Start time

    Maritime Museum: Opening hours between 9am and 5pm
    Canal Cruise: The cruise departs between 9am and 7pm; every 30 minutes

    Meeting Point

    Het Scheepvaartmuseum - National Maritime Museum:
    Maritime Museum is on the canal route at Kattenburgerplein 1, 1018 KK Amsterdam, Netherlands.
    You can reach by:
    Bus: The nearest bus stations is Amsterdam, Kadijksplein Station or Scheepvaartmuseum Station with buses – Bus 22 (Indische buurt), 48 (Borneo eiland), 246, 759.
    Boat: Canal Company - Canal boats depart every 30 minutes and our stop is Maritime Museum/ Artis Zoo ; Lovers - The Lovers Museumline makes a stop in front of The National Maritime Museum and the boats depart every half hour daily to and from all locations in Amsterdam ; See Amsterdam - See Amsterdam's purple line canal tours stop in front of The National Maritime Museum.
    Canal Cruise:
    Damrak 5, 1012 LG Amsterdam, Netherlands
    The canal cruise departs from Gray Line pier 5 at the beginning of the Damrak, near Amsterdam Central Station. You can reach by:
    Bus: The nearest bus stations are: Dam Bus Station (Buses – 755, 757) ; Amsterdam, Centraal Station (Buses – 18, 21, 22, 48, 170, 172, 174, 248, 272, N70, N72, N74, N79, N92, N94) ; Centraal Station (Buses – 22, 48, 755, 757, 759, 761, 763) ; Amsterdam, CS Prins Hendrikplantsoen station.
    Tram: Dam Station (Tram – 4, 9, 16)

    Ending Point

    Same as the start point


    Make your way to the National Maritime Museum, which is on the canal route at Kattenburgerplein. Explore the Maritime history and culture of the Dutch at the museum. There are special exhibits for children. A one-hour FREE audio guided tour available in 11-language option is available with your ticket.

    Grab a bite at the restaurant and visit the exclusive library (opens on Thursday) to take in their extensive collection of books and documents. Collect a souvenir and some take-home memories before you leave.

    The Amsterdam Sightseeing Cruise departs from Pier 5 at the beginning of Damrak. You will see the spectacular sites of Amsterdam with an audio-guide available in 19 languages to give you a better understanding.

    You will see famous attractions including the Westerkerk, the Anne Frank House and the narrowest house in Amsterdam as you sail over the beautiful Amsterdam Canal ring in this hour-long cruise.

    Your cruise will end at the starting point.

  • Inclusions & Exclusions


    • Admission to National Maritime Museum
    • Free audio-guided tour to the National Maritime Museum
    • Canal Cruise
    • Audio-guide for the cruise


    • Hotel transfers
    • Food and beverages
    • Any purchase at the museum, store and/or restaurant
  • Please note

    Please call the local activity operator at least 24 hours prior to the tour start time to confirm all details.

    The museum ticket and canal cruise can be utilized on separate days.

    The Maritime Museum is accessible for those who have mobility problem. All exhibitions and facilities can be reached by lift. The East Indiaman Amsterdam is partially accessible by a special lift. Visitors who are unable to independently navigate through the museum may bring one companion with them for free.

    The 60-minute audio tour is included in your Maritime Museum entrance ticket. The audio guide is available in eleven languages: English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, Russian, Chinese, Japanese, Korean, and Dutch.

    The Canal Cruise is child-friendly and equipped with audio guides in 19 different languages: Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Polish, Turkish, Russian, Japanese, Mandarin, Cantonese, Arabic, Korean, Indonesian, Thai, Hindi and Hebrew.

    Voucher Information: You must print the voucher and surrender a paper version of your booking voucher for this activity (showing your voucher on a smartphone is not accepted). No refund can be given for customers without a printed copy of their voucher.

    Additional info

    The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have.