About the InstituteEYE (EYE Filmmuseum) is the ideal place for all film lovers. This amazing architectural pearl, located on the banks of the River IJ, is one of the most fascinating attractions in Amsterdam. The way to reach it is by ferry and there is no doubt that it is a must see part of the experience.
The EYE Museum was established in 2009 and is the result of a union of three different cinema institutions in Amsterdam. It reopened at its present location in April 2012. Among the exhibits and displays you will see students who are going around and learning about the history of cinema and taking part in educational activities offered here.
The museum has a collection of more than 37,000 films, over 700,000 pictures from the world of cinema, more than 60,000 posters of films, soundtracks and more. The museum also has a permanent exhibition devoted to the history of the cinema and a room with a screen where you can watch scenes from different movies. The complex also has four halls where classic films and various art exhibits are screened.