Foam

photography museum in a canal house

International exhibitions by celebrated photographers, but also smaller shows by lesser-known contemporary photographers, lectures and forums.

Foam

The Museum of Photography (Foam) captures the essence of Amsterdam: inspirational, accessible, uncomplicated, yet critical.

Foam is the most-visited photography museum of the Netherlands.


Foam informs and inspires the widest possible audience by presenting all facets of contemporary photography: exhibitions to publications, debates and educational projects.

The museum contains a café, a library, a commercial gallery and a bookshop.


Gift tip Make your way to the museum shop in the attic and check out the affordable limited editions  and signed prints by up-and-coming young photographers, as well as by big names who have exhibited in the past.

Focus

In this Amsterdam museum, world famous photographers are exhibited alongside young, emerging artists with an emphasis on documentary photography, street photography, portrait and glamour photography.

Location

The museum is located near Rembrandtplein on one of the three main canals in the Canal Belt of Amsterdam.

Other nearby attractions are Museum Van Loon and the Cat Cabinet.

Foam
Keizersgracht 609
Amsterdam (Centrum)


map


tram 24 Muntplein
directions_subway 52 Vijzelgracht
local_parking Prins & Keizer

 
Opening hours
Sun 10:00 - 18:00
Mon 10:00 - 18:00
Tue 10:00 - 18:00
Wed 10:00 - 18:00
Thu 10:00 - 21:00
Fri 10:00 - 21:00
Sat 10:00 - 18:00

Entrance fee
€12.50 adults (18+)
€9.50 students
€8.50 13-17 years
free 0-12 years

official website
www.foam.org

Nederlands English

Exhibitions

The museum has 4 different exhibitions at any given time in which different photographic genres are shown, such as documentary, art and fashion.


Programme


Temporarily exhibition

exhibition

17 September 2021 - 9 January 2022


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