Dutch Golden Age: Private Tour of Amsterdam & Rembrandt's HousePrivate Tour

Discover the Dutch Golden Age and travel back in time to the 17th century on this fascinating private walking tour in Amsterdam, including a guided tour of Rembrandt’s House Museum.
Adults: 2 Children: 0
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Things to know

Duration:

3 hrs

Suitable for:

Culture Vulture, Family Friendly, History Buffs, Intellectually Curious

Private Tour:

You and our own professional guide. 100% exclusive

Transport Mode:

Walking tour: no transportation is included

Tickets:

- English-Speaking tour guide
- Rembrandt House Museum admission tickets

Other inclusions:

- Gratuities optional
- Hotel pick-up and drop-off are not included
- Food & drinks are not included
Meeting points: Your guide will meet you outside the La Boca, Paleisstraat 15, 1012 RB Amsterdam, Netherlands

What makes this tour special

Step back in time as you walk around Amsterdam in the 17th century at the height of the Dutch Golden Age, marvelling at the art and architecture as you learn about the lives of Rembrandt and the Dutch Masters, and the rise and fall of the Dutch East India Company. 

On your private tour, you will: 


Amsterdam was the capital of the Dutch Golden Age of the 17th Century: a city where world trade, incredible wealth and famous art converged. 

The Dutch East India Company (the Vereenigde Oost-Indische Compagnie) or the VOC, founded in 1602 expanded Dutch trade all over the world, and prospered for 200 years. At the same time, science and the arts flourished under the influence of the Dutch Masters: from Rembrandt to Vermeer. 

On this relaxing and fascinating historic walking tour of Amsterdam, you will see Rembrandt’s masterpieces in the studio in which he lived and worked, with timed entrance tickets included. Called Rembrandt's House Museum, where he lived and worked from 1639 to 1656, you will learn all about his life and influences.  

You will stroll along picturesque canals and admire the architecture of the royal palace, as your guide transports you back in time to the 17th Century. 

See the harbour on which the warehouses from the 17th century still stand to this day, as well as the Head Quarters of the Dutch East India Company, where you’ll learn about the darker side of the VOC – its colonization of land, trading of slaves and monopoly of the spice trade.  

Your historic tour ends outside the famous Rijksmuseum where you can purchase tickets to see the finest and largest collection of Dutch masters in the world if you are interested in visiting.

This tour is also a must-see tour for fans of books such as The Girl with the Pearl Earring and The Miniaturist. 

What you'll see

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FAQ

QWill there be other people on the tour or is it just us?
AAll of our tours are 100% private and exclusive, which means that it will just be you, your group and your guide on the tour.

Your tour will be completely tailored to your needs and we will make sure to find a guide that best suits your group.
QAre entrance tickets and transport included in the cost of the tour?
AIn the ‘Things to Know’ section at the top of this page you will find details of whatever entrance tickets and transport are included in the tour. If you have any questions about this, then you can either use the chat button in the bottom right hand corner, send an email to <reservations@travelcurious.com> or call 1-212-710-1322 (US) or +44 20 3009 2392 (UK).
QWhat is your cancellation policy?
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For tours cancelled less than 48 hours before the scheduled departure time, we are unfortunately unable to offer refunds. If you would like to reschedule a tour, this is usually possible if we are given enough notice, but we cannot guarantee the same guide.

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