Tour in sign language - For deaf and hard of hearing visitors

Foto: Marcel de Buck
guided tour

Tour in sign language For deaf and hard of hearing visitors

14:00 - 15:30
This activity has been cancelled.
We apologise.

Unlimited Van Abbe

A few times a year one of our deaf guides will give a free tour in sign language through one of the exhibitions of the museum. We visit a different section of the museum each time. All tours are in Dutch sign language.


The guided tours take place on the dates below, visiting a different exhibition each tour:

It's also possible to book Special Guests tours at different moments through

Smartify Tours in DSL

The Van Abbemuseum offers several free digital tours, including two in Dutch Sign Language. You can choose language settings via the dropdown menu at the top.

Introduction Tour: are you in visiting the Van Abbemuseum for the first time and would you like to start at the beginning? Watch the Introduction tour here and discover the collection display Delinking and Relinking.

Bodily Encounters Tour: what can we gain from an increased awareness of our own body? What do we learn from other people's bodies? Take this tour to find out.

Unlimited Van Abbe

This guided tour is a part of the Unlimited Van Abbe-programme of the Van Abbemuseum. With this programme we want the museum to be accessible to every curious visitor, whether you are blind or visually impaired, deaf or hard of hearing. Even if you are bedridden, the museum will come to you. Unlimited Van Abbe comprises of additional activities, guided tours and modifications to improve the accessibility of the museum.


The tour in sign language is free, but a museum ticket is necessary. You can book your ticket and make a reservation for the tour via the button above.

For this activity you need a COVID certificate.