Amsterdam Art & Design School Trips & Tours
Amsterdam is an ideal destination for an art school trip if you want your group to study a wide spectrum of art in one visit. From Van Gogh and Rembrandt to many other renowned artists, Amsterdam has it all.
During a study tour here, your group will discover many masterpieces, whilst exploring the picturesque countryside with its iconic windmills, canal towns and fields filled with tulips. Plus, when you book your school trip to Amsterdam with NST, we’ll select the most appropriate educational visits for your group to include a range of artistic and historical treasures. We’ll also include some fun leisure-time experiences too!
Our sample itinerary provides you with an idea of the visits you can cover during your trip. We can tailor-make an itinerary to support your specific learning outcomes.
|1||Daytime flight from Ireland & transfer to accommodation||Canal cruise|
|2||Rijksmuseum||Sightseeing & sketching time||Bowling|
|3||Van Gogh Museum||Rembrandthuis Museum||Quiz night|
|4||Visit Anne Frank's house||Transfer to airport for return flight to Ireland|
|Morning||Daytime flight from Ireland & transfer to accommodation|
|Afternoon||Sightseeing & sketching time|
|Morning||Van Gogh Museum|
|Morning||Visit Anne Frank's house|
|Afternoon||Transfer to airport for return flight to Ireland|
On-tour support available...
- Services of a See Off Representative at your departure airport
Additional on-tour support available...
- Pre-booked meals at great group prices
The museum possesses one of the world's main collections of modern art and design including works by big names, such as Malevich, Mondrian, Chagall, Matisse, Picasso, Rietveld, Appel and Warhol.
Originally a house where Rembrandt painted for a number of years, the museum's collection provides an almost complete overview of Rembrandt's graphic work including four original etching plates. The museum also includes the restored Rembrandt's house - historically accurate, this provides a wonderful opportunity to see where Rembrandt worked.
Gassan Diamond House
See diamond cutters and diamond polishers at work and have the chance to admire numerous diamonds and jewels up close at this authentic diamond factory.
Dedicated to arts, crafts and history, the museum has over 400 masterpieces on display telling the impressive tale of the political, economic and artistic wonder of Holland's Golden Age. In addition to eighteen works by Rembrandt, other favourite items of the public on display include Vermeer's famous 'The Kitchen Maid', Steen's depictions of daily life and exquisite Delftware.
Canal Cruise through Amsterdam
See the major sights of Amsterdam as you travel along the canal.
Efteling Theme Park
Known as the World of Wonders where fairytales come true, this is the most popular theme park in the Netherlands. This theme park is home to ‘Aquanura’, the largest water show in Europe.
Van Gogh Museum
Comprising the largest collection of Van Goghs in the world, the museum includes over 200 canvases by the master, providing a fascinating insight into his life and oeuvre. The museum also exhibits an extensive permanent collection of works by other 19th-century artists including Gauguin and Toulouse-Lautrec. The museum is ideally located on Museumplein in Amsterdam, between the Rijksmuseum and the Stedelijk Museum.
Foam Photography Museum
FOAM - from Dutch Fotografiemuseum Amsterdam, is located in a beautiful century-and-a-half-old canal house at one of Amsterdam’s central canals. The interior is a mix of original architectural features and modern chrome and glass that provide an artistic ambiance for museum goers. Both still photography and multi-media shows are displayed. The museum rotates its shows on a regular basis, every 2-4 months, showing small exhibits of two or three different international artists at the same time, to give an audience a chance to view work by both world-famous artists up-and-coming talent.
This museum is crucial for understanding Amsterdam's rich history. Apart from its permanent art treasures, Amsterdam Museum presents interesting temporary shows – not only about Amsterdam recent history, but also about its people, arts, fashion and crafts.
Foam Museum Amsterdam - Remake photography workshop
Follow the footsteps of famous photographers and recreate a photograph from the collection at FOAM museum. This interactive workshop starts with a tour of the museum covering core photography concepts. Students will then get a crash course in Remake photography - work in small groups, taking portraits of each other and create the perfect recreated photograph before discussing the results with the group.
We offer flights from a variety of departure airports and we’ll work with you to plan your route at the best value possible.
Giving you full support throughout
Before your tour
- Your own dedicated NST contact
- Bespoke tour itineraries
- Unrivalled local knowledge & expertise
- Curriculum linked visit programmes
- Great value for money - no hidden costs
- Free group leader inspection visits
- Risk assessment guidance
- Safety assured, transport, accommodation and visits
Whilst you're away
- Free educational resources
- Group-friendly accommodation
- Exceptional standards of coaching
- On-tour support from our reps on the ground
- Support & assistance from our specialists guides throughout your tour
- 24/7 support just a call away
- Extensive group travel insurance
On your return
- Priority rebooking services
- Rewarding your loyalty with our reward scheme
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