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Friends of Search 2021

Location

Kromhouthal Amsterdam

Gedempt Hamerkanaal 231
1021 KP
Amsterdam

The Kromhouthal is situated on business park ‘De Overkant’ in Amsterdam North. The fabric engines of STORK and Kromhouthal used to spin full speed and the manufacturers of the factory were in charge. The Kromhouthal maintained it’s raw appearance. The cranes, steel constructions, 15 meters high ceiling and a 3.500 square surface creates a unique look and feel for the hall and your event. The front of the location is situated directly at the IJ-shore and offers a stunning panoramic view over the water end the center of Amsterdam.

COVID-19

We are closely following developments regarding COVID-19. We are also constantly in contact with the local government and the event location to determine what can take place and in what form. As a rule, Friends of Search follows the guidelines provided by the Dutch government, the RIVM and the event location to prevent any further spread of the COVID-19. In the end, everything revolves around ensuring the health of our visitors.

Govermental guidelines

Location measures

Transport

Parking
There are two different parking options:

  • You can park on the premises of the Kromhouthal (Gedempt Hamerkanaal 96 Amsterdam). Here are 50 parking spaces free of charge. When all occupied, parking becomes paid parking. A day ticket costs max € 30.00. The payment machine is located next to the entrance of the Escape Factory and at the entrance to Jumbo.
  • You can park in the surrounding streets around the Kromhouthal. A day ticket costs a maximum of € 7.80 (until 7 p.m. in the evening).
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Metro/subway

Metro line 52 (the ‘Noord-Zuid’-line), departing from Central Station, will bring you Noorderpark Station (just on stop). From there you can take the special Friends of Search shuttle bus (follow the Friends of Search signs) that bring you to the event location.

Ferry

You can also take the ferry behind Amsterdam central station. Take the ferry on the far right heading to IJplein, which brings you across the water. From there you can take the special Friends of Search shuttle bus (look for the Friends of Search signs) that bring you to the event location.

The Friends of Search shuttle buses to and from the ferry as well as Noorderpark metro station run in the following timeslots:

  • 08:15-10:15h
  • 17:15-18:30h
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ijplein 8:15-1015

metro: 17:15-18:30