In 2013 Amsterdam Da Gustare takes place on the ancient island Oosterburgereiland in Amsterdam Centrum at Mediamatic.

The exact address is : VOC – kade 10 , 1018 LG Amsterdam.

It is easily reached by bicycle, on foot , by public transport and by car.

Mediamatic is located in the old industrial buildings of Van Gendt, with the door on the Canal side. The sheds Van Gendt are located on the old island called Oosterburgereiland (this is where Stork produced until 1980 engines for the trains and where before there were the shipyards of the East India Company – the VOC), on the east side of the Amsterdam Central Station.

It can be reached in several ways. Once you reach the area follow the thread of pink birdhouses attached to trees and lampposts. The birdhouses lead the way to Mediamatic.

WARNING: The event is on the first floor of the old factory and there is no lift: it is unfortunately not suitable for wheelchair users.

By bicycle from the center of Amsterdam

From Pietheinkade and Panamalaan you go underneath the railroad tracks and turn right, arriving at the large parking lot. Continue along the left side of the glass building of the Persgroep Nederland and turn right along the main entrance towards the water you see at the end of the avenue. At the canal, the entrance of Mediamatic is located 100 m further on the left.

If you arrive from Oostenburgergracht, go to the Oostenburgervoorstraart (only for bikes and pedestrians) and cross the bridge (which closes in the evening at 8).

In both cases, follow the pink birdhouses, you can’t miss it!

By tram from Central Station in Amsterdam

On the eastern side of Amsterdam Central Station take tram 26 direction IJburg and get off at Rietlandpark. Pass underneath the railway and turn right, arriving at the large parking lot. Continue along the left side of the glass building of Persgroep Nederland and turn right along the main entrance towards the water you see at the end of the avenue. At the canal, the entrance of Mediamatic is located 100 m further on the left.

By car

On the highway A10 take exit S114 ( Zeeburg ). At the traffic lights on IJburglaan go left and follow the signs direction “Centrum”. After the Piet Hein Tunnel, turn left at the traffic lights on Panamalaan. At the first traffic light turn right and pass underneath the railway. Follow the road for 200 m until the big car park (€ 2,50 per hour ) .

Walk along the left side of the glass building of Persgroep Nederland and turn right along the main entrance towards the water you see at the end of the avenue. At the canal, the entrance of Mediamatic is located 100 m further on the left.

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