Van Gogh Museum

Looking for Van Gogh Museum last minute tickets? Did you forget to get your tickets for the Van Gogh Museum ahead of time?

You will be in Amsterdam in a couple of weeks and all the days are sold out for the time you are there?

Don’t worry, you are not the only one in this situation. Read below our suggestions for getting Van Gogh Museum last minute tickets from other sources than the official website.

Are you ready to book your Van Gogh ticket right now? Don’t feel like reading ahead? Book your ticket now.

How much do Van Gogh Museum tickets cost?

General entrance ticket for the Van Gogh Museum cost €19.

Please note that there is no additional charge for temporary exhibits. The general entrance ticket guarantees access to all exhibitions in the Van Gogh Museum.

Admission is free for visitors aged 18 years old and under.

How can you buy last minute tickets for the Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam when it is sold out on the official website?

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As you may have probably seen on the official website of the Van Gogh Museum, tickets sell out often very fast, and it is often impossible to get a ticket last minute. You need to purchase your ticket in advance, sometimes even months ahead depending on the season.

However, the good news is that there are many other sites where you can buy Van Gogh Museum tickets; some may have some tickets still available for your prefered date.

You are also in the right place to avoid checking tens of websites. TourScanner aggregates all of them so you can quickly find out what sites has still some availabilities.

If you still don’t find any Van Gogh Museum tickets, then, it may be really sold out. The only way to visit the Van Gogh Museum will be to book a guided tour.

Why booking in advance?

Don’t waste your time queuing up.

It is highly recommended to book ahead of time as the Van Gogh Museum uses timed-entry tickets.

If you choose to book your tickets on-site during busy hours, you may have to wait for the next available time.

Make sure to get in.

The Van Gogh Museum is one of the most visited museums in the world and therefore very often sold out. Booking in advance will guarantee you an entrance ticket.

Is Van Gogh Museum ticket included in the Amsterdam City Pass?

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If you’re looking to book Van Gogh Museum tickets, it’s worth noting that admission is included with most of the tourist passes including I Amsterdam Card, Amsterdam City Pass, Holland Pass and Museumkaart.

You can save from 20% up to 50% on admission to many of Amsterdam’s most popular tours and attractions.

The I Amsterdam City Card will give you a free admission to 44 museums and attractions in Amsterdam, including the Van Gogh Museum, the Rijksmuseum, the Rembrandt House Museum or the Hermitage Amsterdam.

The Holland Pass provides free and discounted admissions to more than 100 attractions and museums in Amsterdam. It also allows its owners to skip the line at the Keukorf Gardens, Madame Tussauds and the Rijksmuseum.

Are there any combined tickets?

Yes, there are. No doubt that there is a lot of things to do in Amsterdam! The Dutch capital is particularly known for its beautiful museums, notably the Van Gogh Museum.

Here are the most popular spots usually combined with Van Gogh Museum tickets.

Van Gogh Museum + Amsterdam canal cruise: visiting the Van Gogh Museum and taking a boat trip on Amsterdam canals the same day will allow you to save time and money. A great combo!

Van Gogh Museum + Rijksmuseum: the Rijksmuseum is one of Netherlands’ most visited museums in the world, a must visit museum in Amsterdam. With your combined ticket, you will skip the lines and enter directly in both museums. An unmissable opportunity!

Van Gogh Museum + Red Light District: contrary to what can be said or thought about this area of Amsterdam, the Red Light District has actually a very-friendly atmosphere and attracts more and more tourists.

Van Gogh Museum + Hop-on Hop-off Bus: the biggest advantage of this combined ticket is that you can leave the bus and board again without any limit. There is no better way to enjoy its trip in the Dutch capital!

Are Van Gogh Museum guided tours worth it?

Of course they are! A Van Gogh Museum guided tour has tons of advantages, and it would be a pity to miss it!

First of all, Van Gogh Museum guided tours will allow you to skip the line.

Moreover you will be free to ask your tour guide all the questions you want. It’s considerably nicer to have with you a knowledgable tour guide who can explain you just what you want to know.

Note that headphones are often included in guided tours: you will have no difficulties to understand what your tour guide is saying, and you will plenty enjoy your visit in Amsterdam!

What will you see during my visit?

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Explore Vincent van Gogh’s masterpieces in the permanent collection, as well as his drawings and letters. Van Gogh experienced life intensely and always wanted his art to portray the great themes of life, such as love, hope, anxiety and suffering.

Its masterpieces include landscapes, still lifes, portraits and self-portraits. Most of his artworks are characterised by bold colours and expressive brushwork which contributed to the foundations of modern art.

Van Gogh remains among the most famous and influential artists in the history of Western art.

What are the opening hours?

The museum is open daily throughout the year, but their opening hours depend upon what period of year you choose to visit.

Throughout most of the year, this Van Gogh Museum is open from 9 am until 5 pm on weekdays and until 9 pm on weekends.

What is the best time to visit the Van Gogh Museum?

There is never really a bad time to visit the Van Gogh Museum, however there are some specific hours that are less crowded than others.

As with most attractions, the best time to visit is early morning when the museum first open its doors.

Therefore we strongly suggest you to come between 9 am and 11 am.

However first visitors tend to start leaving the museum as it gets later in the day. To take advantage of these quieter hours, you may consider coming between 3 pm and 5 pm.

Travel tips

  • The Van Gogh Museum gets really busy during weekends. If it fits your schedule, consider visiting the museum on weekdays.
  • Only the following items can be stored at the museum: jackets, small bags, umbrellas. There are no cloakroom at the Van Gogh Museum, so we recommend leaving most of your belongings at home.
  • Flash photography is not allowed inside the Museum. However you may take some pictures at designated areas.

Don’t hesitate to comment below if you have any questions regarding the Van Gogh Museum last minute tickets.

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Lorie Halliday is a freelance content writer based in the UK, with over a decade's experience as a professional journalist, including a tenure with CNN. Passionate about traveling, she continually journeys across the globe, crafting compelling articles for TourScanner's blog. Whether exploring historical places, nature trails, or surf beaches, Lorie brings a unique perspective to her readers.