Why an Amsterdam Pass?

Oriane & Angel

There are so many things to do in Amsterdam, that it is worth thinking about buying a pass. Choosing a pass for Amsterdam requires knowing: the length of your stay in Amsterdam, your desired sightseeing, your transportation needs in Amsterdam. Amsterdam passes and cards give you the advantage of reserving in advance your visit slots for certain museums that are often full (Van Gogh, Rijksmuseum, Tussauds, etc.). No unpleasant surprises, frustration, or long waits.

In short, Amsterdam passes (Amsterdam Pass, I Amsterdam Card) offer great savings in time and budget. Here is our guide, you can choose.

The ideal Amsterdam Pass to visit the most beautiful museums in Amsterdam such as the Rijksmuseum, the Van Gogh museum and enjoy unlimited use of the GVB public transport, while saving time and money!

If you want to visit the Rijksmuseum and Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam, as well as other important museums, use public transport for free and take a canal cruise, the best pass for you is the I Amsterdam City Card.
With this pass, no matter how long you choose: 24 hours, 48 hours, 3 days, 4 days, 5 days, you will get :

  1. Skip the line tickets for museums Rijksmuseum and Van Gogh
  2. Unlimited Amsterdam GVB public transport pass (metro, tram, bus)
  3. A canal cruise on the Amsterdam canals
  4. Largest selection of museums and attractions included

List of museums with free admission with the City Card I Amsterdam

  • Van Gogh Museum
  • Rijksmuseum
  • EYE Filmmuseum
  • A’DAM Lookout (entrance with I Amsterdam City Card until 6:00 PM)
  • ARTIS Royal Zoo
  • Science Center NEMO
  • Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam
  • Rembrandt House Museum
  • Hermitage Amsterdam
  • Amsterdam ArenA Stadium Tours
  • Amsterdam Tulip Museum
  • Allard Pierson Museum
  • Amsterdam Diamond Factory and Museum
  • Amsterdam Museum
  • Amsterdam Pipe Museum
  • Cromhouthuis Biblical Museum
  • Cobra Museum Amstelveen
  • Foam – Fotografiemuseum Amsterdam
  • Geelvinck Piano Museum
  • Portrait Gallery of the Golden Age – Hermitage
  • Outsider Art Museum – Hermitage
  • National Holocaust Memorial – Jewish Cultural Quarter
  • Hortus Botanicus – Botanical Garden
  • Huis Marseille – Museum for Photography
  • Klederdracht Museum – Dutch Costume Museum
  • ARTIS – Micropia
  • De Nieuwe Kerk Amsterdam
  • Oude Kerk
  • Museum Ons’ Lieve Heer op Solder – Our Lord in the Attic
  • Multatuli Huis – Multatuli Museum
  • Portuguese Synagogue – Jewish Cultural Quarter
  • Museum Het Rembrandthuis – Rembrandt House Museum
  • Het Scheepvaartmuseum – The National Maritime Museum
  • Museum Het Schip – Amsterdam School Arts and Architecture
  • Stadsarchief Amsterdam – City Archives
  • Tassenmuseum Hendrikje – Museum of Bags and Purses
  • Museum Tot Zover – Funeral Museumr
  • Tropenmuseum
  • Museum Van Loon
  • Verzetsmuseum – Dutch Resistance Museum
  • Museum Willet-Holthuysen
  • Het Grachtenhuis – Museum of the Canals
  • Molen van Sloten & Kuiperijmuseum
  • Woonbootmuseum – Houseboat Museum
  • and more

Instructions

Your Amsterdam PASS is sent instantly and the pass on your mobile phone is enough to enter the museums.

However, if you wish, you can exchange your mobile ticket for your I amsterdam City Card at the I amsterdam shop at the north entrance to the Central Station (De Ruijterkade 28 B t / m D, 1012 AA Amsterdam). Open Monday – Friday 10.00 – 19.00 & Saturday – Sunday 9.00 – 18.00.

After making your reservation, please make sure to book a time slot on the website of the host establishment.

Select the free cancellation and cancel until 23:59 the day before your visit.

You can book this pass directly below and receive it immediately by email.

If the first pass is sold out you can buy this one which is almost equivalent

If you want to visit a lot of museums in Amsterdam, in addition to the Rijksmuseum and Van Gogh, and you are staying from 1 to 5 days and want to benefit from unlimited public transport, then the City Card I Amsterdam is for you.
With the City Card I Amsterdam you get :

  1. Admission to museums Rijksmuseum & Van Gogh
  2. Admission to over 40 other museums in Amsterdam
  3. A canal cruise in Amsterdam
  4. Unlimited free public transport (tram, metro, bus)
  5. Discounts on dozens of attractions
  6. This pass is extremely complete and advantageous, its price depends on its duration, from 1 day to 5 days.

List of museums with free admission with the City Card I Amsterdam

  • Allard Pierson Museum
  • Amsterdam Diamond Factory and Museum
  • Amsterdam Museum
  • Amsterdam Pipe Museum
  • ARTIS Royal Zoo
  • Cromhouthuis Biblical Museum
  • Cobra Museum Amstelveen
  • EYE Filmmuseum
  • Foam – Fotografiemuseum Amsterdam
  • Geelvinck Piano Museum
  • Hermitage Amsterdam
  • Portrait Gallery of the Golden Age – Hermitage
  • Outsider Art Museum – Hermitage
  • National Holocaust Memorial – Jewish Cultural Quarter
  • Hortus Botanicus – Botanical Garden
  • Huis Marseille – Museum for Photography
  • Klederdracht Museum – Dutch Costume Museum
  • ARTIS – Micropia
  • De Nieuwe Kerk Amsterdam
  • Oude Kerk
  • Museum Ons’ Lieve Heer op Solder – Our Lord in the Attic
  • Multatuli Huis – Multatuli Museum
  • Portuguese Synagogue – Jewish Cultural Quarter
  • Museum Het Rembrandthuis – Rembrandt House Museum
  • Het Scheepvaartmuseum – The National Maritime Museum
  • Museum Het Schip – Amsterdam School Arts and Architecture
  • Rijksmuseum
  • Science Center NEMO
  • Stadsarchief Amsterdam – City Archives
  • Stedelijk Museum Amsterdam
  • Tassenmuseum Hendrikje – Museum of Bags and Purses
  • Museum Tot Zover – Funeral Museumr
  • Tropenmuseum
  • Van Gogh Museum
  • Museum Van Loon
  • Verzetsmuseum – Dutch Resistance Museum
  • Museum Willet-Holthuysen
  • Amsterdam ArenA Stadium Tours
  • Amsterdam Tulip Museum
  • Het Grachtenhuis – Museum of the Canals
  • Molen van Sloten & Kuiperijmuseum
  • Woonbootmuseum – Houseboat Museum
  • A’DAM Lookout (entrance with I Amsterdam City Card until 6:00 PM)

25% discount - Attractions with the City Card I Amsterdam

  • The Amsterdam Dungeon
  • Amsterdam Icebar XtraCold (18+)
  • Dutch Cheese & Wine Cruise or Cocktail Cruise
  • Heineken Experience (18+)
  • De Hollandsche Manege – Dutch Equestrian School Museum
  • House of Bols Cocktail & Genever Experience (18+)
  • Madame Tussauds Amsterdam
  • Museum of Prostitution – Red Light Secrets
  • Museumphoto
  • THIS IS HOLLAND
  • Body Worlds
  • Moco Museum
  • Outsider Art – Hermitage
  • Hop on Hop off Holland: Cheese, Windmills & Villages

Other activities available with the City Card I Amsterdam (free giveaway or discount)

In Haarlem:
Frans Hals Museum
Teylers Museum
Free Canal Cruise

In Volendam/Marken:
Rederij Volendam Marken (ferry)
Volendams Museum
In Enkhuizen:
Zuiderzee Museum
In Zaanse Schans:
Zaans Museum & Verkade Experience
Kuiperij Tiemstra (Coopery)
Wevershuis- The Weaver’s House
Tsar Peter House, Zaandam
Mill Museum
Zaan Time Museum
Sawmill
Dyestuff Mill
De Zoeker Oliemolen (Oil Mill)
De Bonte Hen (Oil Mill)

In Muiden:
Amsterdam Castle Muiderslot

In Naarden:
Amsterdam Fortress Museum Naarden-Vesting
In Laren:
Singer Laren
In Lelystad:
Batavialand
Shopping Shuttle Batavia Stad Fashion Outlet
In Zaanse Schans:
Windmill Cruise
Free Ferry from Amsterdam to Zaanse Schans

Free giveaway

In Amsterdam:

De Drie Fleschjes – Free shot of genever (18+)
Eetsalon Van Dobben – Free croquette roll
Holland Casino Amsterdam – Free entrance (18+)
Free canal cruise in Amsterdam
Blue Boat Company
Canal Company Canal Cruise
Gray Line The #1 Canal Cruise
Lovers Canal Cruises
Amsterdam Circle Line B.V.
25% discount – Music & Stage
Bimhuis – Jazz
Boom Chicago – English improv comedy theatre
Het Concertgebouw – The Concertgebouw
Muziekgebouw aan ‘t IJ – Contemporary music
Nationale Opera & Ballet – Dutch National Opera & Ballet

25% discount – Transport & Rentals
Hop-on hop-off boat
Pedal boat
Bicycle rental & Bike Tours
Mokumboat.com – Rental boats to drive yourself
25% discount – Food & Drink
Blue Amsterdam
De Koffieschenkerij – Coffee bar at the back of the Oude Kerk
The Pancake Bakery
Pancakes Amsterdam
Restaurant IJ-kantine
Restaurant-Café In de Waag
Restaurant Pasta e Basta
Restaurant Wagamama – Noodle restaurant
Bourgondisch Lifestyle Amsterdam
Reypenaer Proeflokaal – Cheese tasting

You can book this pass directly below and receive it immediately by email.

Options to the first two cases: you may need to complete your pass by booking your A/R from Schiphol airport in advance

Option: the ticket from Schiphol airport to Amsterdam

If you arrive at Schiphol Airport, you may need tickets to go from Schiphol Airport to Amsterdam city centre.
With the Amsterdam Airport Express, you can enjoy a fast and convenient transfer between Amsterdam Airport Schiphol and the city centre.
The shuttle leaves every 8 minutes from platform B17. With this service you can go directly to Stadionplein, Emmastraat, Museumplein, Rijksmuseum or Leidseplein.

From there you can easily reach many Amsterdam hotels. If you are travelling at night, the same N97 bus runs twice an hour between 1:00 and 5:00 in both directions.

You can book this pass directly below and receive it immediately by email.

You can also buy museum tickets on our dedicated page!

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