Planning your school visit
Find out what the Van Gogh Museum offers secondary schools. Book a guided tour, a reception with assignment sheet or reception with a multimedia tour for your school group.
Please fill in the application form to make a school group reservation. School groups can visit the museum from Monday through Friday, on the whole and half hour, starting from 9 am to 4:30 pm. Reservations can be made up to two weeks in advance. When the requested date and time slot are available, you will receive a confirmation of the reservation via an e-mail.
Cancellations can be made up to seven workdays before the date of the planned visit. Should you cancel at a later date, the full cost of the programme will be charged to your account.
Choose from among the following possibilities to customise your visit:
Guided tour: Looking at Vincent
During an interactive tour of one hour, a museum teacher guides the students through the Van Gogh Museum’s collection. The emphasis lies on looking at Van Gogh’s works of art, and exploring topics such as the themes portrayed, technique, use of colour, composition, light, material and taste. The museum teacher stimulates the students to establish links between Vincent’s life and his artistic development. Naturally, the level of the group is taken into account.
A tour is recommended only for students proficient in English, Dutch or French.
€ 50 per max. 12 students. Teachers accompanying the group have free admission. This only applies if your reservation is made at least two weeks in advance of your visit. On the day of your visit a museum staff member will assist you in making payment at the cash register.
Reception and admission with an assignment sheet
After a brief introduction from a museum staff member, the students visit the van Gogh Museum on their own. If they have not brought a school assignment with them, the Van Gogh Museum can provide them with free individual assignment sheets on the permanent collection. These are available in English, French, German and Dutch.
€ 40 per school group of max. 36 people (including teachers). On the day of your visit a museum staff member will assist you in making payment at the cash register.
Reception and admission with a multimedia tour
After a brief introduction from a museum staff member, the students visit the Van Gogh Museum on their own. A multimedia tour provides them with additional information on the works of art on display. This tour is suitable for students in the last years of secondary school and lasts one hour.
This school visit does last one hour. The multimedia tour is available in English, Dutch, German, French, Spanish and Italian.
€ 40 per school group of max. 36 pupils (and max. 6 teachers) and an additional € 2.50 per multimedia tour (pupils only). On the day of your visit a museum staff member will assist you in making payment at the cash register.