Getting there

The LOOKOUT is the crown on the A’DAM Tower Amsterdam, the iconic building right next to the Eye Film Institute and opposite the Central Station. You can reach the LOOKOUT by taking the free ferry (to Buiksloterweg) from behind the station, followed by a short walk along the IJ.

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Free ferry to A'DAM Lookout

Public Transport

  • Take the train, tram or metro to Amsterdam Central Station
  • Follow the signs ‘IJ-Zijde’ (IJ-Side), the ferry to the North of Amsterdam is departing from there
  • Take the free ferry to ‘Buiksloterweg’, this only takes 2 minutes of your time
  • The ferry has a 24/7 schedule

By Foot or bike

  • Take to the free ferry to ‘Buiksloterweg’, this only takes 2 minutes of you time
  • After arriving at free ferrystop ‘Buiksloterweg’, turn left to the IJ-promenade
  • You’ll see the entrance of the LOOKOUT right in front of you
  • There’s a lot of space for bikes behind A’DAM next to the EYE Filmmuseum

Parking at A’DAM

  • Our parking garage is 24/7 open.
  • € 1,15 per 20 minutes. € 44,- per day.
  • Reserve a parking space via:
A’DAM Parking


Planning a visit from abroad?

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Plan a visit from abroad

By Car

  • Use the address ‘Overhoeksplein 1’ in your navigation system
  • Take exit S116 towards S118 on the Johan van Hasseltweg
  • Go left at the traffic lights towards Mosplein
  • Take the third exit on the roundabout to the Hagendoornweg
  • Take the fourth exit on the right (just before the church) to the Meidoornweg
  • Go left on the Meidoornweg and the first on the right to the Van der Pekbrug
  • Follow the temporary signs to the A’DAM Tower which lead you to the parking garage
  • You can park 24/7 in our garage (€1,15 per 20 minutes, € 44,- per day. Only maestro and creditcard)
  • Reserve a parking space via:
A’DAM Parking