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Eye chosen as number 16 of the 101 places that film buffs should visit

‘Here you can mosey around some eye-popping visual art’, Time Out magazine wrote.

By Eye Editors04 May 2021

Time Out mapped out 101 places around the world that offer something for every film fan, cinephile and pop-culture nerd. It ticks off everything from legendary film locations, to studio tours, to movie museums, to delis where you should always have what Meg Ryan is having. And if none of that tickles your DVD collection, look out for the high school where Ferris skivved off and the Breakfast Club did detention.

Time Out on Eye:

‘Is it a bird? Is it a plane? Nope, it’s the Netherlands’ movie museum and archive, a building with big Imperial-base-on-the-Ice-Planet-Hoth energy that’s just as bleeding edge inside as out. Within, you’ll find four cinemas, a film poster gallery, 1,500 bits of rare filmmaking gadgetry (a Mutoscope, Mitchell Camera and Kinamo among them) and enough fun, kid-friendly explainers to turn your wee’un into Martin Scorsese. This is where you can watch The Hateful Eight in 70mm, catch the Stanley Kubrick exhibition or just mosey around some eye-popping visual art. Skip the Rijksmuseum next time and give it a whirl.

Fun fact: It’s located among the galleries and bars of the newly developed Amsterdam-Noord and is a free ferry ride from Centraal Station.’