guided tours

Take a guided tour

 

Get to know the Van Abbemuseum better with our various guided tours. They will take you past the artworks on display in the museum or show you the building's remarkable history and architecture. The Van Abbemuseum offers three types of guided tours: the daily free entry tours, the extended group tours and the Unlimited Van Abbe-tours that make the museum accessible to everyone.

FREE ENTRY TOURS

Mini-tours
From Tuesday to Saturday at 12.30 and 2.30 pm and on Sundays at 2.30, you can join a 30-minute mini-tour. Participation is free of charge in combination with a valid museum ticket, reservations are not required. The topic of the tour will be determined in consultation with the museum guide.

Tours on Sunday
Every Sunday at 12 a free one-hour tour takes place. The topic of this tour will be determined in consultation with the museum guide. On the first Sunday of the month, the tour focuses on the architecture of the building. Participation is free on presentation of a valid museum ticket, reservations are not required.

UNLIMITED VAN ABBE TOURS

The Unlimited Van Abbe programme consists of guided tours for everyone who is curious: whether you are blind or partially sighted, deaf or hard of hearing, or are dealing with aphasia or Alzheimer's disease. View the calendar for upcoming tours. Participation is free of charge in combination with a valid museum ticket. There are a limited number spots available, you can make a reservation on the page of the tour of your choice.

GROUP TOURS

Looking for more information or an activity with family or colleagues? Book one of our one-hour group tours below. Costs are € 70,- per group on Tuesdays to Fridays and € 80,- per group on Saturdays and Sundays. Maximum group size is 15 persons, price does not include museum admission. Book your group tour at least two weeks in advance by phone (0)40 238 10 42 or via this reservation form.

Museum collection group tour
The Van Abbemuseum is one of the leading contemporary art museums in Europe and had an extensive international collection of over 3,000 works of art. This group tour takes you to masterpieces of the collection.

Temporary exhibition group tour

The old building of the Van Abbemuseum presents various temporary exhibitions every year. This guided group tour provides insight into the backgrounds, impact of the artworks on display and the connections between them.

Architecture group tour

The architecture tour gives you a detailed impression of the structure of the Van Abbemuseum building, discussing the possibilities and restrictions its style offers for innovative museum presentation formats.