If you have something to celebrate, or if you are seeking a location for an inspiring day out with friends or colleagues, come to the Van Abbemuseum. Let us guide you around the most cherished works in the museum and tell you more about the building’s fascinating architecture. An inspiring environment to entertain your guests. On this page you can find an overview of our facilities.

More information

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

Download our folder (only available in Dutch).

Depending on your wishes, we can link your visit to an exhibition, e.g. with a guided tour. We will gladly make a custom quote.


The auditorium is an ideal venue, designed by Maarten van Severen. The auditorium seats 115, 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.

Capacity auditorium
Theatre style - 115 guests
room 80, balcony 35.


The studio is located in the heart of the museum and exudes creativity. It is equipped with internet, lighting and sound equipment. Great for presentations, courses and workshops. 

Capacity studio
2 stands - 30 gasten
Theatre style - 70 guests
Carré / U shape - 35 guests
Reception - 100 guests.


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
Theatre style - 40 guests
Carré / U shape - 20 guests,


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
Theatre style - 25 guests
Carré / U shape - 18 guests.

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
Carré / U shape - 12 guests.

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
Walking Dinner - 125 guests
Sit down Dinner - 100 guests
Reception - 300 guests
Party - 250 guests
Prices on request.

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.