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EYE Film Institute (EYE Filmmuseum)
EYE Film Institute (EYE Filmmuseum)

EYE Film Institute (EYE Filmmuseum) Tours and Activities

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Dedicated to the preservation and history of Dutch and foreign films, the EYE Film Institute (EYE Filmmuseum) is an archive museum located in Amsterdam. It houses over 37,000 film titles, 60,000 posters, 700,000 photographs and 20,000 books, with some of the earliest materials dating back to 1895 when the movie industry was just starting in the capital. The permanent collection offers a fascinating glimpse into Dutch and world history. EYE is a vast complex that includes a cinematography museum (previously known as the Dutch Historical Film Archive), an auditorium, a souvenir shop filled with memorabilia, four movie theaters, as well as a waterfront restaurant and café. Many specialists refer to the EYE as the best cinema museum in the world.

The acclaimed, futuristic building was unveiled by Queen Beatrix in 2012 and was designed by Viennese firm Delugan Meissl Associated Architects, which specializes in über-modern buildings that appear to be in motion. Guided tours of the EYE are available upon request, although it is possible to simply wander around and admire the daring features free of charge. The EYE Film Institute is in the up-and-coming neighborhood of Overhoeks, across the canal behind Amsterdam Centraal; it is the first cultural attraction in Amsterdam to be located outside the main canal ring.

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Amsterdam Canal Cruise in Luxury River Boat - Small Group - from AnneFrank House

Amsterdam Canal Cruise in Luxury River Boat - Small Group - from AnneFrank House

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Glide through Amsterdam's canals in style and comfort aboard a luxury open-air boat with no windows or walls between you and the sights. Settle into comfy cushioned seats, and warm up with provided blankets and a drink from the cash bar if the weather is chilly. The cruise departs multiple times daily from the Anne Frank House, so it's easy to fit into most sightseeing itineraries.
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  • 1 hour
  • Free Cancellation
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Amsterdam Canal Cruise in Classic River Boat

Amsterdam Canal Cruise in Classic River Boat

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Cruise down the famous canals of Amsterdam during this 75-minute boat tour. Hop aboard the classic wooden saloon boat and sit back and enjoy the beautiful city pass you by. See landmarks while nibbling on Dutch cheese and having a drink.
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  • 1 hour 15 minutes
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Amsterdam Small-Group, Guided Evening Canal Cruise with Bar on Board

Amsterdam Small-Group, Guided Evening Canal Cruise with Bar on Board

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Come and join us on one of our legendary and Tripadvisor top 3 boat tours and get ready to cruise along the Amsterdam canals on our unique, electric boats. We have small open boats so you are able to enjoy the full experience! On our 1 hour evening cruise you will explore Amsterdam, its famous landmarks, culture, and rich trading history whilst relaxing on our luxury boat. At night all the bridges light up in the city so it will feel like sailing through a fairytale. The cruise will be done with a small group of people, so expect an interactive tour, with enough space for questions and any needed recommendations for your further stay in Amsterdam. Our canal cruise is a great alternative compared to those old-school tourist canal boats that your grandma probably recommended.
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  • 1 hour
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Luxury Canal Tour with Local Live Guide - Sightseeing - from Rijkmuseum

Luxury Canal Tour with Local Live Guide - Sightseeing - from Rijkmuseum

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We depart from the Rijksmuseum and sail through a beautiful area that was created by the Dutch in the 18th century. From here we will discover old Amsterdam and the beauty of the canals. The view from our 100% electrical luxury boats is amazing and a must when visiting Amsterdam. Sit back and relax on our boats and let our skipper and hostess guide you through the small canals where all large boats can't come. Relax with a drink and enjoy the best tour of the city!
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60 Minute Luxury Canal Tour by Captain Jack (Traveller's Choice Award 2021)

60 Minute Luxury Canal Tour by Captain Jack (Traveller's Choice Award 2021)

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Cruising the canals of Amsterdam is a must for first-time visitors to the city. This family-friendly cruise provides a personalized experience with a small boat and a maximum of 20 passengers on-board. Get to know each other as you sip drinks, tuck into snacks, and enjoy entertaining commentary from Captain Jack. Cruise around the UNESCO-listed canal ring, spot landmarks including the Rijksmuseum and the Anne Frank House, and hear fun facts and stories about Amsterdam as you discover the city.
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  • 1 hour
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PRIVATE and SAFE Saloon Boat Ride: Amsterdam Canal Cruise & Unlimited Drinks

PRIVATE and SAFE Saloon Boat Ride: Amsterdam Canal Cruise & Unlimited Drinks

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The combination of foot, bike, car and bus traffic on the cobblestone streets of Amsterdam can be overwhelming. Escape the crowds with this private canal tour. Experience the city’s waterways from a unique vantage point. Enjoy a chilled drink while a local guide gives you insight on the history and architecture of the city.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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Private Amsterdam Bike Tour with a local guide (also for families)

Private Amsterdam Bike Tour with a local guide (also for families)

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Book this exclusive Private Amsterdam Bike Tour and explore highlights and hidden gems by bike in Amsterdam. Your private guide will pick you up from your hotel and will take you to beautiful canal houses, drawbridges, street-art, old industrial zones and shipdocks. The true hidden gems of the city. We go by bike, maybe take a ferry and will have enough time to have a nice drink or a snack on the route. Based at your hotel we can visit the city center and other parts of the city. You will also visit the less touristy places of the city to see the hidden gems of Amsterdam. You don’t have to be an experienced cyclist, we will go over easy roads so you can get used to the Dutch bike and the traffic. We take care of the bicycle for you, we have bicycles for every size. We can also get tandems or a cargo bike if you want to join with your whole family. Hope to meet you soon at a bicycle :-)
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  • 3 hours
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Canal Cruise of Jordaan and Amsterdam Islands

Canal Cruise of Jordaan and Amsterdam Islands

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Off the beaten track and famous highlights of Amsterdam Cruise 75 minutes through a unique part of Amsterdam. The Jordaan is originally a working-class neighbourhood and is now the most charming area of Amsterdam. Directly situated next to the Jordaan are three islands. We are the only cruise that takes you past this most photogenic part of Amsterdam, truly undiscovered. After the cruise completely discovered by you. All explorers should get a glimpse of the real spirit of Amsterdam. How? Through the eyes of our famous Amsterdam singer and actor Harry Slinger
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  • 1 hour 15 minutes
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90min Amsterdam Culture Segway Tour (Public)

90min Amsterdam Culture Segway Tour (Public)

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Tired of all the tourists and touristic places? Looking for something new, adventurous, and cultural ? Want to see some beautiful Amsterdam places which aren't in every guide book? Amsterdam North is a vibrant area that most tourist ignore during their stay. In this Amsterdam Culture Segway Tours, we offer you more information about the city’s people, history, society and cultural life. Did you know that Amsterdam has highly diverse population from 180 different backgrounds enjoying a broad range of arts and culture. Did you know it all began as a 13th-century fishing village on a river bed and now became a major hub for business, tourism and culture? Let's have a fun together and learn something about Amsterdam culture.
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  • 1 hour 30 minutes
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Alternative Amsterdam - Explore the North - Private Tour

Alternative Amsterdam - Explore the North - Private Tour

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Alternative Amsterdam will lead you away from the busy city center and lets you discover the rapidly changing, trendy neighbourhood of Noord. In Amsterdam North, old factories and shipyards dominated the skyline for decades. Nowadays it is full of art spaces, alternative markets and cafés. During this heritage walking tour you will: - Enjoy great views over the water and see the skyline of Amsterdam - Learn about the industrial heritage of Amsterdam: ship building - Get to know where the developing Amsterdam art scene is located - Visit an award-winning, sustainable planned workplace for creative and social enterprises on a former shipyard - See a flea market for antiques, vintage and unique finds
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  • 3 hours
  • Free Cancellation
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Explore Amsterdam Noord

Explore Amsterdam Noord

Explore Noord, Amsterdam’s edgiest neighborhood, known for its diversity and atmosphere of contrasts. Join one of our local Amsterdam hosts as they show you around this trendy hub of creatives in a personalized experience. Visit some of the city’s most iconic waterfront museums like Museum Amsterdam Noord or get off the beaten path and discover local gems like Pekmarkt. Within 24 hours after booking you'll receive a short questionnaire about your personality and interests. Based on your responses, you'll be assigned a like-minded host. Your host will communicate with you directly to suggest an itinerary to help you discover what makes the city unique. You will also agree on a meeting time and place. Your itinerary is flexible, so during the experience, you can always change your mind about what you want to do.
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  • 3 to 6 hours
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Alternative Amsterdam - Explore the bustling North with us

Alternative Amsterdam - Explore the bustling North with us

Alternative Amsterdam will lead you away from the busy city center and lets you discover the rapidly changing, trendy neighbourhood of Noord. In Amsterdam North, old factories and shipyards dominated the skyline for decades. Nowadays it is full of art spaces, alternative markets and cafés. During this heritage walking tour you will: - Enjoy great views over the water and see the skyline of Amsterdam - Learn about the industrial heritage of Amsterdam: ship building - Get to know where the developing Amsterdam art scene is located - Visit an award-winning, sustainable planned workplace for creative and social enterprises on a former shipyard - See a flea market for antiques, vintage and unique finds We will walk in a very small, intimate group of max. 6 people.
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  • 3 hours
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Private Contemporary Amsterdam Morning or Afternoon Walking Tour

Private Contemporary Amsterdam Morning or Afternoon Walking Tour

Explore Amsterdam’s cutting-edge art and culture on a 4-hour walking tour with a local guide, and get an insider’s look at life in the city. See the highlights of modern Dutch architecture, and visit a creative neighborhood that was transformed by urban renewal. Enjoy views of the city from the water on two shore ferry rides as you visit the former harbor and tour the renowned EYE building, a modernist landmark. Finish your tour with local tips on the best places to eat, drink and visit in Amsterdam.
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  • 4 hours
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What are EYE Film Institute (EYE Filmmuseum) hours of operation?
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EYE Film Institute (EYE Filmmuseum) hours of operation: Exhibitions: Daily from 10 am to 7 pm, and until 9 pm on Fridays. Buy tickets in advance on Viator. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.
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We recommend booking e-tickets ahead of time to secure your spot since EYE Film Institute (EYE Filmmuseum) can get crowded. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund. See all 13 EYE Film Institute (EYE Filmmuseum) tickets and tours on Viator.
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How much does it cost to visit EYE Film Institute (EYE Filmmuseum) 2021?
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Currently, an entrance ticket to EYE Film Institute (EYE Filmmuseum) costs USD 18.02. Guided EYE Film Institute (EYE Filmmuseum) tours start around USD 18.02 per person. See all 13 EYE Film Institute (EYE Filmmuseum) tickets and tours on Viator.
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