Dutch artists have been pioneers and trailblazers in the world of Western art and this small nation has had an outsized influence on the art world. Famous Dutch artists such as Van Gogh and Rembrandt have produced many masterpieces that are easily recognized around the world. Explore the rich art history of the Dutch with a private guided tour of two of the most popular art museums in Amsterdam, the Van Gogh Museum and the Rijksmuseum. These museums have over 80,000 works of art housed inside them including the bulk of Van Gogh’s work and masterpieces such as Rembrandt’s The Night Watch. A private guide will escort you into both museums with fast-track admission so there will be no need to wait in line for tickets. Once inside, the guide will take you on a tour of some of the most celebrated examples of classic and modern art. Take a break from the artwork with a light lunch inside the Van Gogh Museum café, which is included with the tour. After enjoying the art, step outside into the living museum of the Amsterdam Canal District and cruise through the waterways of this UNESCO World Heritage site, with stately homes and bridges from the Dutch Golden Age lining the way. Once you have finished your cruise, optional additional activities include free admission to both the Diamond Museum and the Old Dutch Bakery, where you can learn more about diamonds and purchase some Dutch pastries.