Worried about maximizing every Euro on your next trip to Amsterdam? Take a leaf out of the backpacker’s secret book and save money on exploring the attractions and museums in Amsterdam - use the I amsterdam City Card! The I amsterdam Card offers visitors free access to over 70 attractions and comes in 24, 48, 72, 96, or 120 hour variants. The card covers all the important attractions in Amsterdam City, its neighboring region and includes exciting tours and discounts on shopping, restaurants and activities.
The I amsterdam Card is a tourist pass that allows you to explore 70+ attractions and museums in Amsterdam.
The I amsterdam Card is valid in the city of Amsterdam and also in the nearby region of Amsterdam Area which includes tourist attractions like Zaanse Schans, Volendam, and Keukenhof. You will save anywhere up to 50% on the cost of individual tickets and with the card valid till 31st December 2022, you will have ample time to activate the card from the date of purchase.
Once you purchase the card online you can redeem it at the I amsterdam Visitor Centres, Amsterdam Schiphol Airport and Amsterdam Central Station. The number of hours will start ticking only when you use the card at your first attraction or use the public transportation system in the city. The card will then remain active for the number of hours you selected and in this time, you can visit as many of the 70 attractions as you like. Note that due to the current safety measures in place, some activities may require you to book a time slot in advance prior to visiting. The exact details on how to book your time slot for attractions will be shared when you purchase the I amsterdam Card.
The I amsterdam City Card gets you free access to over 70 attractions and museums in the city. See the works of master painters at the Rijksmuseum, admire the impressive botanical collection of the 400 year old Hortus botanical garden, get close to animals at the ARTIS Royal Zoo or take a trip to see the windmills at Zaanse Schans. Check out the full list of City Card attractions below.
The I amsterdam Card also gets you a free cruise on the iconic Amsterdam canals. Take to the water and admire the city's unique landmarks and attractions from the comfort of your modern cruise. With multiple boarding points spread throughout the city, you can enjoy a 1-hour canal cruise whenever and wherever you please.
Not only do you get you free admission to attractions across the city, the I amsterdam Card allows you to use the city's public transportation system for free while the card is active. You can board any GVB (blue and white) bus, tram or metro within the Amsterdam city limits and get around the city for free.
To help you make the most out of your card and enjoy the city to the fullest, you get a complimentary copy of the Amsterdam magazine and a map of the city's attractions for free with the I amsterdam card. The card also brings along additional benefits such as discounted rates at cafés, restaurants, bike rentals and many more! Remember to show your card before ordering at the participating restaurants. All discounts at restaurants and cafes are valid for the calendar year of 2022.
The I amsterdam Card consists of two elements:
• Free entrance to participating attractions, museums and canal cruise.
• Free access to public transportation system in the city
The card will be activated the moment you use it for the first time - either while entering a museum or using the city's public transportation system. You can activate the card anytime before December 31, 2022. Once activated, the card will remain valid for 24, 48, 72, 96 or 120 hours, depending on your card.
Once you purchase the I amsterdam card, you will receive an email confirmation with your I amsterdam City Card: Canal Cruise, Public Transport And Attractions Entry vouchers. Display your vouchers on your mobile phone, with a valid photo ID at the redemption center in exchange for your Amsterdam City Card.
Visit any of the following redemption points to collect your I amsterdam City Card:
With the card in hand, you are now free to experience Amsterdam the way you like. The card will be activated the moment you use it for the first time - either while entering a museum or using the city's public transportation system. You can activate the card anytime before December 31, 2022. Once activated, the card will remain valid for 24, 48, 72, 96 or 120 hours, depending on your card.