Admission prices

Foam is operating with a cash-free policy. To visit Foam, the bookshop or Foam Café, we ask you to please pay by card or pre-order your (event)ticket online.

ATTENTION: Due to changing exhibitions, reduced admission prices (-50%) apply from 06.06.2019 to 06.13.2019. See the current exhibitions programme here.

Foam FanClub Foam, Foam Fund free
Adults  € 12,50
Students  € 9,50
CJP, pupils  € 8,50
Children 12 and under free
Museumkaart, I Amsterdam Card, Holland Pass, CityPASS, ICOM, BankGiro Loterij VIP Card free
Groups more info
Activity book for kids: FotoBaas € 3,50

Opening hours

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

Occasionally Foam organises events and lectures, so certain exhibitions might not be accessible. Before you visit, please check the website for altered opening hours. 

Directions 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

Foam Café is situated on the ground floor of Foam's Keizersgracht building. It's a lovely place to enjoy a healthy breakfast, tasty lunch or homemade cake. You can take a seat and relax after your visit at Foam or reserve a table.

> 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. Admission for accompanying caregivers is free with valid proof of entitlement (OV-Begeleiderskaart).

> Read more about accessibility

Group visits

Foam offers dynamic group activities for all ages, from tours focused on content to challenging workshops. All our programmes revolve around the museum's exhibitions, with a focus on looking closely at the photography. Due to the often-changing exhibitions, there is something new to see almost every month. 

> Read more about group visits 

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