Visitor information

Foam is a leading photography museum in the heart of Amsterdam, exhibiting all facets of photography. Discover the current exhibitions programme, learn about our award-winning magazine or browse the shop with limited edition prints, magazines and photobooks. 

Opening hours

Tomorrow Foam opens at 10am
Mon-Wed 10am - 6pm
Thu-Fri 10am - 9pm
Sat-Sun 10am - 6pm

Admission prices

Foam Fan, Foam FamilyClub Foam, Foam Fund  free
Adults  €12,50  
Students  €9,50
CJP, pupils  €8,50
Museumkaart, I Amsterdam Card, Holland Pass, Stadspas, ICOM, VriendenLoterij VIP-KAART  
Children 12 and under  free
Groups  more info
Activities for kids: FotoBaas  € 3,50

Due to changing exhibitions, reduced admission prices (-50%) apply from 7 until 14 October. In addition, Foam occasionally organises events and lectures, so certain exhibitions might not be accessible. Before you visit, please check the programme

Coronavirus: guidelines for a safe and pleasant visit

Walk-ins are welcome, but we advise visitors to reserve a ticket online. Click here to learn about our current safety measures surrounding the Coronavirus.

Directions to Foam

Foam is best reached by public transport or on foot. Plan your route using Public Transport Travel Information or Google Maps


  • From Central Station: route 52, direction Zuid (Vijzelgracht metro stop)
  • From Zuid Station: route 52, direction Noord (Vijzelgracht metro stop)
  • From Amstel Station: route 51, 53, 54, direction Central Station (Waterlooplein metro stop)


  • From Central Station: trams 24 (Muntplein tram stop); 4 or 14 (Rembrandtplein tram stop); 2, 11, 12 (Koningsplein tram stop)
  • From Sloterdijk Station: tram 19 (Spiegelgracht tram stop)


If you travel by car, the best place to park is Apcoa Parking (Prins & Keizer). 

Foam Café

The Foam Café is a lovely place to enjoy a cup of coffee with homemade cake or a cosy afternoon drink. In addition, you can also find a nice selection of books and posters from the Foam Bookshop.

-> Read more about Foam Café


Our monumental building is not fully wheelchair-accessible. Be sure to contact us before your visit so we can discuss the possibilities together. Visitors who are unable to navigate their way through the museum independently are permitted to bring a companion with them for free.

-> Read more about accessibility

Foam is supported by the VriendenLoterij, Foam Members, De Brauw Blackstone Westbroek, the VandenEnde Foundation and the City of Amsterdam.

In 2021 Foam receives additional support from the Mondriaan Fund and Kickstart Cultuurfonds.