If you will be joining us for MozFest House in Amsterdam on 19-21 June, you are in for a treat! Not only is House set to be an inspiring in-person event to ground our community, the city itself has much to offer those who have the opportunity to explore. From its rich history to unique city structure, world class museums, and mouth-watering food scene, we encourage you to extend your visit and experience Amsterdam!

Here are a few suggestions from the locals to explore when you attend MozFest House, or the next time you are able to visit Amsterdam.

Amsterdam North

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MozFest House: Amsterdam will take place in Tolhuistuin, a cultural center in the North of the City, a few mins ferry ride from Amsterdam Central station with views over the Ij River. This location was chosen because of its cultural and creative vibe.

NXT Museum is the home of new media art where you can discover large scale, multi-sensory exhibitions which challenge assumptions and open minds.

Ceuvel is a playground for innovation, experimentation and creativity where we aim to make sustainability tangible, accessible and fun!

Eye Filmmuseum is a national museum for film that manages more than 54,000 films from all genres and is known as “the cinematic memory of the Netherlands.”

Skatecafe is not just a restaurant but also a cultural hotspot. Combining delicious food and drinks with a skatepark, it offers a unique dining experience where guests can enjoy a meal while watching skaters show off their skills.

FC Hyena is a unique and vibrant cinema located in Amsterdam. With its intimate atmosphere and eclectic film selection, it offers a memorable movie-watching experience. The cinema's industrial-chic design, comfortable seating, and cozy bar make it a favorite spot for cinephiles and casual moviegoers alike.

A cultural clubhouse, Sexyland’s ultimate goal is to connect makers and visitors from Amsterdam’s multi-coloured community to experiment, make, do and be who you are.

Marine Terrain / Central Station

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Be sure to check out the living lab and their current experiments! It’s an inner-city test ground for a sustainable living environment.

MozFest’s Wrangler Retreat in 2022 was hosted by Mediamatic, an event space boasting various exhibitions, workshops, and a plant-based restaurant & bar. We can say first hand that the food is delicious!

Pension Homeland is an out of the ordinary hotel, restaurant, cafe and brewery in the heart of Amsterdam that sits on a former naval base.

Known as the ‘Society for Old and New Media’ in its early years, Waag Lab has since evolved into a Future Lab for technology and society.

The Jewish Cultural Quarter includes the Jewish Museum, Jewish Museum junior, the Portuguese Synagogue, the Hollandsche Schouwburg, and the National Holocaust Museum. Visit this rich resource to acquaint yourselves with Jewish culture and history and deepen your existing knowledge, and to think actively about the subject of cultural diversity.

Amsterdam Center

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Vondelpark is home to a selection of restaurants and cafés, a skate rental shop, an open-air theatre and a rose garden with more than 70 types of roses in the park.

FOAM Museum is an international and multifaceted photography museum that connects different views, visions, and perspectives that invite everyone to explore.

Albert Cuyp Market is Amsterdam’s most popular open air market, where you can experience authentic Amsterdam atmosphere, humor and “gezelligheid” in the streets.

Be sure to stop by museum square which is home to Rijksmuseum – the official museum of Rembrandt, Vermeer and Van Gogh.

Amsterdam NDSM

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Pllek is an incredible restaurant that serves an experience through vegetarian, vegan, and wild-caught meat and fish options.

Noorderlicht, known as ​​Northern Light in English, is a cultural hangout for anyone who wants to escape the hustle and bustle of the city of Amsterdam through good food and live music.

On a former sports complex in Amsterdam Noord, a group of food producers have created a unique space called NoordOogst. Pof restaurant plays the role of a "kitchen annex," closely collaborating with its neighboring producers. With a beautiful grass field, vineyard, and natural playground right in front of Pof, along with pigs rooting in the mud and chickens roaming the fields, the restaurant embraces local farming and a connection to nature.


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The hiding place of the Frank family, the Van Pels family, and Fritz Pfeffer was preserved after the war and turned into a world-famous museum: Anne Frank Huis.

Nine Streets is the connection between 3 connecting streets that form a unique shopping area in the Netherlands and the centre of the Amsterdam canals where many monumental buildings can still be admired.

Westermarkt is a big outdoor market, held every Monday morning along the street Westerstraat, one of the biggest streets in the Jordaan area.

Are you ready to pack your bags and join us in Amsterdam for MozFest House? Secure your ticket for access to this local event that manifests the essence of MozFest in a Dutch setting through small in-person sessions, workshops, discussions.

MozFest is part art, tech and society convening, part maker festival, and the premiere gathering for activists in diverse global movements fighting for a more humane digital world. To learn more, visit www.mozillafestival.org.

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