permanent presentation

Please note! On Wednesday June 6 EYE is closed until 18:00 hours

What did cinema equipment and film strips used to look like, and what technological developments has film undergone?

The permanent presentation in EYE's panorama gives you an answer. Spread throughout the building, various objects highlight the world of the moving image.

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opening hours

Daily 10am - 7pm

Sun to Thu 10am - 10pm*
Fri & Sat10am - 11pm*
*depending on the final screening

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admission prices


regular€ 10,-
discount € 8,50
friends of EYE€ 7,50
museumcard & IAmsterdam citycardfree
children up to 11 yrs oldfree
children 12 to 18 yrs old€ 5,-
CJP€ 8,-
Cineville€ 8,-
combi ticket (exhibition & film)€ 16,50


(Please note during festivals or special programs these prices may differ)

friends of EYE€7,50
children up to 11 yrs old€7,50
Cineville, NFC, KNF

free (surcharge may apply)

10 tickets pass€80,-


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EYE is right opposite Amsterdam Central station on the north side of the river IJ. EYE is reached easily with the free ferry which sails 24/7, we are also easily accessible by car.

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  • panorama

    The most beautiful cinematic equipment in the EYE collection is on display in the Panorama.
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  • precursors of film

    Using a range of interactive devices, you can discover the basic principles of film for yourself.
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  • storybenches

    Sit on the listening bench, and hear how a film comes to life.
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  • setphotos

    Check out the set photos, and see dozens of famous directors at work, along with their cast and crew.
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EYE discover has been funded by the participants of the