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Madame Tussauds Skip-the-Line Ticket and 1-Hour Canal Cruise, Amsterdam

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Activity Schedule

  • When does it run?


  • Duration

    Madame Tussauds: Spend as long as you wish in the museum
    Canal Cruise:1 hour

  • Start time

    Madame Tussauds: Choose from multiple time slots, available on booking.

    1 hour canal cruise:
    Summer timings: Boats depart between 9:30am and 7pm every 30 minutes
    Winter timings: Boats depart between 9:30am and 8pm every 30 minutes

  • Meeting Point

    For the Canal Cruise, go to the local operator's shop at Damrak 26 to exchange it for a time-slot ticket for the Canal Cruise.

    Go directly to Madame Tussauds, located at the Dam square, above Peek & Clopenburg department store. Get off at Dam 20 to visit the wax museum.
    Reach Prins Hendrikkade 25, next to Central Station, 1012 TM Amsterdam, 30 minutes prior to the start of the cruise

  • Ending Point

    Same as start point

Key Highlights

  • See lifelike statues of the world’s most famous people at Madame Tussauds
  • Pose alongside the wax statues of your favorite celebrities
  • Enjoy a traditional canal cruise through Amsterdam’s unique UNESCO World Heritage canal district
  • Admire the scenic views and impressive architecture that line the canal’s shores
  • Glide across beautiful canals, under iconic bridges and past intricately detailed 16th century buildings


At Madame Tussauds, the rich and famous from all over the world are waiting for you! Enjoy a larger-than-life experience and snap pictures alongside the statues of famous royalty, pop stars, sports celebrities and world leaders. Pose with Ryan Gosling and Johnny Depp in the A-List section, rub shoulders with Ronaldinho and Rafael van der Vaart in the Sports zone, and mingle with the Dutch Royal family in the Royal Reception room! Enjoy the many interactive experiences at Madame Tussauds. Make music with the world´s most famous DJ, step into the shoes of Jennifer Lopez and practice ace soccer moves with Ronaldinho!

Amsterdam with its myriad canals, is known as the ‘Venice of the North’. No sightseeing trip in Amsterdam is complete without a scenic canal cruise. Enjoy a canal cruise along the ample waterways of the city and glide past impressive architecture and attractions like the replica of the historic VOC Ship. Listen to enlightening on-board commentary and enjoy the impressive architecture on the shorelines. Cruise through the old city centre and admire the gabled merchants' mansions, old churches and warehouses dating from Holland's Golden Age in the 17th Century.


Madame Tussauds Museum

Visit the world-famous wax museum, Madame Tussauds, and meet the most prominent figures in history, entertainment and the world of sports. Enjoy a larger-than-life experience among the lifelike wax statues of your favourite celebrities and create lasting memories, taking pictures with David Beckham, Lady Gaga, Johnny Depp, Queen Beatrix, Vincent van Gogh, Rembrandt and Einstein amongst many other well-known public figures. Madame Tussauds has set the bar even higher with the addition of more fun and interactive experiences like:
Mixing with DJ Tiesto: Tiesto was the first DJ to provide music for the opening ceremony of the Olympic Games 2004 in Athens. Step behind the turntables and mix groovy beats in the DJ booth with the world’s best DJ!
The Da Vinci Code: Leonardo Da Vinci's masterpiece, the Mona Lisa, is the most famous painting in the world. Discover the truth about the Da Vinci Code at Madame Tussauds with this ticket!
Shopping with Jennifer Lopez: Live the life of the gorgeous J-Lo and enjoy immersing yourself in her glitzy and glamourous world. Try on Rodrigo Otazu's jewellery and dress up in a beautiful evening gown. A stylist will remain by your side to ensure that you look as trendy and stunning as the diva herself. Test your fashion knowledge with a game of ‘Real or Replica’.
Train your soccer skills with Ronaldinho!: Step into the cage and try all the killer moves of Ronaldinho.
I AM ART: Become a part of some of the most famous paintings in the world with this immersive experience recreating the works of artistes like Piet Mondriaan, Vincent van Gogh and Rembrandt van Rijn. 1-hour canal cruise:

Choose a time slot convenient for you and reach Prins Hendrikkade 25-30 minutes prior to the start of the cruise. Enjoy a boat cruise through the unique UNESCO World Heritage canal district. Explore part of Amsterdam’s 100-kilometre canal network that includes around 90 islands, 1,500 bridges. Glide past Amsterdam's stunning vistas, famous canal houses and colourful house boats. After the cruise, you may continue sightseeing on your own.


  • Entrance to Madame Tussauds
  • 1 hour canal cruise


  • Meals
  • Guide

Please note

Voucher Information: You must print 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.

Please call the activity operator at least 24 hours prior to start of the tour to confirm the departure details.

Cruises operate even in rain. There is a small roof on the boat, and umbrellas are provided in the event of rain.

Go directly to Madame Tussauds. But for the Canal Cruise, go to the local operator's shop at Damrak 26 to exchange it for a time-slot ticket for the Canal Cruise.

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.

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