facilities

If you have something to celebrate, or if you are seeking a location for an inspiring day out with friends or colleagues? The Van Abbemuseum offers an inspiring environment to entertain your guests. On this page you can find an overview of our facilities.

Due to precautionary corona measures, the maximum capacity of the museum spaces is restricted (last update: October 1 2020). For more information about guidelines and safety in the museum, check our precautionary measures and frequently asked questions.

More information

For reservations, more information or a quotation, please contact the reservations department.
T: +31 (0)40 238 10 42
E: reserveringen[at]vanabbemuseum.nl

Auditorium

The auditorium is an ideal venue, designed by Maarten van Severen. The auditorium has a stage of 2.75 x 5 meters and the most up to date technical facilities such as lectern, internet, sound and light equipment. The auditorium is very suitable for briefings and presentations.

Surface total: 140 m2. 

Capacity Auditorium i.c.w. corona measures:
Theatre style - 22 persons
(14 in the room and 8 on the balcony)


Normal capacity auditorium
Theatre style - 115 guests
(80 in the room and 35 on the balcony)

Studio

The studio is located in the heart of the museum and has a permanent set-up with stands. The room is equipped with internet, presentation, light and sound equipment. Great for presentations, debates, courses and workshops.

Capacity studio i.c.w. corona measures
Stands - 20 persons


Normal capacity studio
Stands - 125 persons
Carré / U shape - 20 persons

Classroom

The classroom is a creative room with basic facilities. The classroom is equipped with internet access, a projector, and screen. Ideal for seminars, team meetings, brainstorming sessions and meetings.

Capacity classroom i.c.w. corona measures:
Theatre style - 11 people
Carré / U shape - 8 people

Capacity classroom
Theatre style - 40 people
Carré / U shape - 20 people

Dining admidst art works

On request, it is possible to dine admidst works from our wide collection of contemporary art, or in a particular exhibition.

Library

The library is a special venue in our museum, designed by Maarten van Severen. It has internet acces, a projector and screen. The library is suitable for small workshops and presentations.

Capacity library i.c.w. corona measures
The libary is currently not available for group reservations


Capacity library
Theatre style - 25 people
Carré / U shape - 18 people

Conference room

The conference room is suitable for small meetings and conferences, adjacent to the atrium of the museum cafe. It has internet access and an interactive touchscreen with built-in PC and external connectivity. 

Capacity conference room i.c.w. corona measures
Carré / U shape - 4 people

Normal capacity conference room

Carré / U shape - 12 people

Museum Café

Karel 1 Museum Café and the adjoining terrace is designed by the Belgian designer Erwin Muer. On the mezzanine of the museum's cafe a seating and lounge area furnished, suitable for relaxed meetings or to enjoy a business lunch. 

Capacity Karel 1 Museum Café i.c.w. corona measures:
30 people; maximum 4 people per table

Normal Capacity Karel 1 Museum Café:
Walking Dinner - 125 people
Sit down Dinner - 100 people
Reception - 300 people
Party - 250 people

The Werksalon

Our Werksalon is an inspiring and colourful room in the middle of the museum. The Werksalon is equipped with WIFI, 70 inch interactive screen and sound. The room is very suitable for workshops, team discussions, brainstorming sessions and meetings

Capacity werksalon i.c.w. corona measures
Theatre style - 12 people
Carré / U shape - 8 people

Normal capacity werksalon

Theatre style - 40 people
Carré / U shape - 20 people

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