Rijksakademie van beeldende kunsten
1018 GW Amsterdam
T +31 (0)20 5270 300
F +31 (0)20 5270 301
e-mail address for general questions:
The Rijksakademie is located in the former Kavalleriekazerne, near the centre of Amsterdam. The building is situated next to the Muiderpoort, close to the Trompenmuseum and Artis zoo and within easy reach of the NS stations. There is wheelchair access to the greater part of the building.
By private transport:
A - From the east (Amersfoort - A1 motorway):
follow the eastern section of the Amsterdam ring road, direction Den Haag, take exit S113/Watergraafsmeer, see further under E.
B - From the west (Den Haag - A4 motorway):
follow the southern section of the Amsterdam ring road, direction Amersfoort, take exit S113/Watergraafsmeer, (immediately after S112), see further under E.
C - From the south (Utrecht - A2 motorway):
the A2 motorway continues into exit S110; you are now on Utrechtseweg. Turn right at the end of Utrechtseweg, with the Amstel river on your right, this is first President Kennedylaan and then Amsteldijk. Continue until the T-junction, turn right, cross the river, you are now on Mauritskade. Follow this road (through the tunnel) and turn left at the first bridge (= Korte 's-Gravesandestraat). At the end is Sarphatistraat, turn right. The Rijksakademie (no. 470) is the third large building on your right.
D - From the north (Zaanstad - A10 motorway):
follow the northern section of the Amsterdam ring road direction Utrecht, take exit S113/Watergraafsmeer (several kilometres after exit S114), see further under E.
E - From exit S113, direction Watergraafsmeer:
you are now on Middenweg, which continues into Linnaeusstraat. Turn left at the roundabout, then right over the bridge and immediately left again. You are now on Sarphatistraat with the Rijksakademie on your left.
By public transport:
1 - From Amsterdam Central Station:
take the metro or express tram 51 [sneltram], get off at Weesperplein (see further under 5. Alternatively, take tram 9 (direction Diemen), get off at Plantage Badlaan (walk in the same direction, after crossing the bridge turn right).
2 - From Amsterdam Amstel Station:
take the metro or express tram 51 [sneltram] direction Central Station, get off at Weesperplein (see further under 5).
3 - From Schiphol Airport:
Schiphol Station (direction Amsterdam), get off at Central Station (see further under 1) or at World Trade Centre / RAI Station (see further under 4).
4 - From the World Trade Centre / RAI:
take the express tram [sneltram] 51 (direction Central Station), get off at Weesperplein (see further under 5).
5 - From Weesperplein (exit tram 6-7-10):
take tram 10 (direction Javaplein), get off at Alexanderplein (2 stops), you are now in front of the building. Alternatively: walk along Sarphatistraat in the direction of Muiderpoort (about 5 minutes).