Private Tours through the Rijksmuseum and Van Gogh Museum with passionate experts and fast track entrance

Welcome to Museum Affairs

You don't just visit a museum, you experience it. This experience is all the more intense when someone talks about it with great passion. At Museum Affairs we are fully aware of this. We offer fascinating hour-and-a-half tours through the Rijksmuseum and Van Gogh Museum.

During these tours, our passionate guides enthusiastically explain the backgrounds, techniques, deeper meanings and surprising facts behind the paintings. Not just boring stories, but an interactive experience. We will take you into the worlds of Vincent van Gogh, Rembrandt van Rijn and Johannes Vermeer. Quickly and easily book your tour here and experience how we make the paintings tell their own stories.

Experienced guides
Our passionate guides guarantee memorable museum visits

No lines
We use the 'Fast Lane' entrance, so no waiting required

Private Tours
Couples, singles, friends, colleagues or families with children

Online booking
Booking, payment and confirmation: skip the museum box office and book your tour online here


In front of the Museumshop on the museum square (Museum plein 4).
Museum square is the square between the Rijksmuseum and the Van Gogh Museum.
Your Museum expert will have a Museum Affairs sign.


50th anniversary of Rembrandt ‘s death

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This year 2019 marks the 50th anniversary of Rembrandt ‘s death. Special exhibitions and presentations will be held throughout the year.

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Van Gogh’s adventurous

Van Gogh’s adventurous

Posted on: 2016-12-19

Van Gogh’s adventurous colours changed the direction of painting. Find out what colours he used in his palette.

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  • This tour is always surprising and never boring. After an hour and a half you will be back outside with a smile on your face

    John & Ivory
  • I don't like dry facts and too much information; this guide's approach is perfect and ensures the entire group is involved’

  • You come to view the paintings in a different light, learn more about the painters and discover all of their backgrounds. Grea