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EYE Film Institute Netherlands

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Address: IJpromenade 1 | Museum Quarter, 1031 KT Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Phone Number: +31(0)20-5891400
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EYE Filmmuseum is the Dutch centre for film culture and heritage. On april...

EYE Filmmuseum is the Dutch centre for film culture and heritage. On april 5 2012 EYE opened the doors of a futuristic building on the banks of the river IJ right next to Amsterdam's Central station. A free ferry service runs right at the back of the train station and takes you across in less than 3 minutes (24/7).The EYE building was designed by Delugan & Meissl Associated architects from Austria and is freely accessible. It holds 4 screening rooms that showcase a wide variety of films, from historical classics to the latest arthouse premieres. There is a 1200m2 exhibtion space with 4 changing exhibtions every year.There is a large terrace with a spectaculair view over Amsterdam. The bar and restaurant are open 7 days a week from 10.00pm to 01.00am.

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Free ferry from Centraal Station

The EYE Film Institute Netherlands was cool to see - the building has interesting architecture and there's a fair amount to explore inside. Best of all, there ferry from Centraal... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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Kirkland, Washington
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

As mentioned in my earlier review of the Vondelpark, the former Film Museum was located there and was housed in a historic building centrally located in the park. So how to top that location and building was the big question when the time came to relocate. The answer speaks for itself when you look at the phenomenally futuristic new Film... More 

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Kirkland, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The EYE Film Institute Netherlands was cool to see - the building has interesting architecture and there's a fair amount to explore inside. Best of all, there ferry from Centraal Station was free with beautiful views.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Interesting building from outside and if you are an architect lover than must to see. There is a free ferry - the blue white ones - which going every 5minutes from the city centre to there. Take s tour to see the city from the other bank of the river.

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Brussels, Belgium
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Behind the central station in Amsterdam you can take a free water shuttle to cross the river to the Eye museum. This museum is not too big, but the building is nice and in the basement you can see small trailers of famous movies. Nice for film freaks. There is also a movie programme. In the nice bar you can... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

a quick ferry ride takes you to a fascinating building and a wonderful interactive experience to learn about film. Thank you!

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Fantastic place to see a movie or just enjoy the views - and it can be reached by a free ferry from Central Station.

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Zeist, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

The Filmmuseum of Amsterdam, Eye, can easily be reached on foot from the Central Station by taking the ferry over the IJ. The building is an eye-catcher. When we arrived at 2 pm, the sun was just starting to shine and we decided to sit outside. It was a bit windy but the view over the water towards the city... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Really good location, really nice sitting in the restaurant, after visiting the exibitions or movie, which are usually good. Wine is great, food is ok at the restaurant. Check out if there is an exibition you want to go to!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We didn't actually go into the museum but sampled instead the fare in the restaurant. Absolutely delicious. Not expensive and what's more it is a free ferry crossing from behind the Central train station. Just walk straight through and get on the ferry. Takes just over a minute to cross. The facilities in the restaurant / museum are excellent

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Nijmegen, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Whether from the main Railway Station across the water, or approaching this bird-like shaped building as you stand at the front of the free ferry, this building wows anybody who has a beholders eye. The large open veranda's make it a great place to have lunch or just a coffee whilst watching the busy sea traffic pass you by. The... More 

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