Special Venues

House of Bols Cocktail & Genever Experience

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Location: Cental, opposite the Van Gogh Museum.

Activity: Visit the House of Bols museum and participate in a Cocktail Jam Session.

Description: The House of Bols museum introduces you at a very interactive way into the world of genever and cocktails. Here you will see the history of the famous Dutch genever brand and also experience a spectacular adventure in taste, smell, image and sound. During the Cocktail Jam Session you will learn in an informal way how to make a descent cocktail and how to be a professional bartender.

Min. Participants: 20

Heineken Experience

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Location: Central, close to the Rijksmuseum

Activity: Step into the world of Heineken and discover the history, the brewing process, the commercials and the merchandise of world’s most famous brand in beer.

Description: The new Heineken Experience was reopened in November 2008, and has been designed to bring the values of the Heineken brand to life in an entertaining and contemporary way. Amongst many new elements, guests will experience an interactive journey through the brewing process and will have the opportunity to create and take home their own personalized bottle of Heineken. The working stables and iconic Heineken shire horses will also be accessible via a newly constructed “stable walk”. Once the tour is over, guests will still be able to relax with a refreshing glass of Heineken.

West-Indisch Huis

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Location: Central, close to Amsterdam Central Station

Activity: This place is particularly useful for a business meeting, exclusive lunch, dinner, reception or party.

Description: The West Indisch House was built in the year 1617 and was originally meat market. In 1623 the building become the headquarter of the WIC (West India Company) from where the WIC’s governors in 1625 ordered the construction of a fort on the island of Manhattan laying the foundations for New Amsterdam(nowadays New York). In the courtyard is the statue of Peter Stuyvesant former Director-General of the WIC who was appointed governor-general of the fortress New Amsterdam, which through the ages developed to become the metropolis New York.

Max. capacity: 120

Krijtmolen D’Admiraal

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Location: Northern part of Amsterdam, just 5 min. drive from the centre of Amsterdam.

ctivity: Have your business meeting, reception, dinner or party in this special place.

Description: This more than 200 years old chalk mill is the last of this kind in The Netherlands. After a renovation in 1966 the mill is still able to operate the process of grinding the turf. During receptions the miller will give your guest a tour through the mill. A meeting or party in this 200 year old mill will make your event a special Dutch experience.

Max. capacity: 60

Geelvinck Hinlopen Huis

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Location: In the middle of the canal district, at the Herengracht.

Activity: Have your reception, dinner or party in this special house.

Description: On the Golden Bend of Amsterdam’s Herengracht you’ll find this beautiful canal side mansion. The house was built in 1687 after the marriage of Geelvinck and Hinlopen who both came out of wealthy families. Because of this reason the building was beautifully furnished and decorated. In 1995 the Geelvinck Hinlopen Foundation restored the rooms into the original state of the 17th century and also restored thegarden behind the house. This means that nowadays this location is the ideal spot for a classier event.

Max. capacity: 50

De Duif

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Location: In the middle of the 17th Century Canals, at the Prinsengracht.

Activity: Have your reception, dinner or party in this special church called The Dove.

Description: This complete renovated church which is named after the Dutch word for dove was built in 1857 in Neo Classical Style.

Max. capacity: 250