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The Cobra Museum is open 7 days a week from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm.


Will the Exhibition This is Surrealism! Cobra & Surrealism and the Amstelveen Triennial be on display?
Yes! The exhibition This is Surrealism! The Boijmans Masterpieces and the adjacent presentation Surrealism & Cobra plus the Amstelveen Triennial are on view.

How do I get access to the museum?
You can buy an online ticket or buy one at the museum ticket counter.

I have a Museum card, a membership card, BankGiroLoterij card, a student voucher or another discount card or entrance ticket. Do I also need to book an online ticket?
No, you can buy a ticket at the museum ticket counter. Take your Museum card, free ticket or membership card with you to the museum!

Can I come by spontaneously and buy an entrance ticket at the box office?
Yes, you can.

Do I have to pay a supplement for the exhibition This is Surrealism! The Boijmans Masterpieces.?
Yes, the supplement is € 5. The exhibition offers a wonderful, very precious selection of works of art. This surcharge is necessary to cover the exceptional costs. Only a few groups get free access to the museum.

Tickets until September 27, incl. supplement

Adult € 20,00

6 – 18 yrs € 14,50

CJP / Studentpass up to 27 yrs old € 14,50


Group rates (from 15 people)*

Toddlers in groups € 4,65

Primary school students € 4,65

Secondary school students € 5,55


* Price per person

Entrance with an addition of  €5

– Museumcard
– Stadspas Amsterdam
– Stadspas Amstelveen
– Friend Cobra Museum
– Donor Cobra Museum
– Iamsterdam City Card
– BGL VIP-kaart
– Rembrandtpas

Free entrance:
– ICOM cardholders
– Children up to 5 yrs old
– Cobra Founder

Guided tours (more info)

Private tour (max. 20 people) € 92,50

Tour for primary school € 100,-

(max. 15 pupils, price includes entrance fee)

Tour for secondary school € 110,-

(max. 15 pupils, price includes entrance fee)

Language other then Dutch surcharge € 10,-


Workshops (more info)*

Workshops for adults € 25,-
Workshops for children€ 12,50


Can I visit the museum if I have a cold?
Unfortunately not. In line with national measures, we ask you to stay at home. We would love to receive you when you are completely well again. What hygiene measures have been taken in the museum? We provide additional cleaning of contact points and touch surfaces, such as door handles, toilets, taps, lockers and payment terminals. Disinfectant hand gel is available at various locations in the museum. We also provide gloves. Our employees have protective equipment at their disposal.

Do I have to wear a mouth mask during my visit?
You are free to wear a mask, but it is not mandatory.

Can I pay with cash in the museum?
Not any time soon. For hygiene reasons, we request that everyone pay contactlessly.  


Is the Cobra Museum café open?
The café is open in an adapted form. The layout of the cafe has been adjusted to ensure a distance of 1.5 meters. When the weather permits, there are extra tables outside on the terrace. A ‘take-away coffee point’ will also be set up. Payment can only be made by pin.

Is the Museum Shop open?
The museum shop is also open and moved to the more spacious Voordrachtzaal, where the new temporary exit is also located. We ask you to pay for your purchases by pin


Can I book a tour again from now on?
We hope to be able to offer guided tours again soon, albeit in adapted form. After the reopening, we first want to experience how busy it is in the museum rooms, and based on that we draw up a plan of action. As soon as you can join a tour again or book a tour for a group, we will mention this on our website.

Is there an Audio Tour?
Especially for the exhibition This is Surrealism! contemporary surrealist Aynouk Tan made an audio tour. This is offered for free for your own smartphone. You can install this before your visit to the Cobra Museum. Follow this link. Our public staff can also assist you with this when you are in the museum.

Will lectures, workshops and other public activities take place?
We hope to be able to organize public activities again soon, in line with national measures, of course. Keep an eye on the overview of our activities on our website (link)

I want to book an education project for the next school year. Is that possible?
Yes, you can! With reservation, because we hope that we can offer educational programs again in the new school year, but that is not yet certain. Mail to to take an option on a day and time of your preference. Keep an eye on the education page (link) for more information.


Can I book a reception or event at the Cobra Museum from now on?
From 1 June it will again be possible to organize a limited reception or event, in line with national measures. Check out the event page for more information. You can discuss all your options with the rental department at

The museum offers special facilities for disabled visitors. A lift and disabled toilet are available in the museum. These are suitable for wheelchairs and can be used independently. At the cash desk you can borrow a wheelchair for free. Do you want to reserve a device prior to your visit? You can do this via or 020 547 50 50. Do you have a question during the visit or can we help you with something? Then contact a museum employee for support – they are happy to help.
The International Accessibility Symbol (ITS) has been awarded to the Cobra Museum. In 2009 the museum won the Accessibility Prize.

Please note: Monday 17th August the museum will open at 12am.
The museum is closed on Christmas Day, New Year’s Day and King’s Day

Do you have any other questions? Send an email to

How do I get to the Cobra Museum of Modern Art? — Sandbergplein 1, 1181 ZX Amstelveen.
You can park in parking garage Stadshart.

The Cobra Museum of Moderne Art is situated in a modern city. The museum is easy to be reached by bike, car and public transportation.

The Cobra Museum is a good half hour bike ride from the centre of Amsterdam. You can also take a more touristic route via the river Amstel (take a right at Café het Kalfje) or via the Amsterdam Woods (Amsterdamse Bos). This takes about an hour.

The fast route: from Amsterdam you cycle towards the Olympic Stadium. From there, follow the Amstelveenseweg, under the ring road and keep going straight until you see the museum on your left in Amstelveen. You’ve arrived.

If you come by public transport, take a Connexxion bus (the red ones).

From Amsterdam CS take the north-south metro to station Zuid. It departs every 6 minutes. From this station take bus line 358 or line 358. You can find them at the busline from Station Zuid (across the street). These frequent lines stop at the Amstelveen bus station which is only a minute’s walk to the museum.

From the Museumplein take bus 347 or 357 to the busstation Amstelveen. This will cost you about 20 minutes.

From the Leidseplein take bus 347 or 357 (at the Leidseplein Stadhouderskade stop, next to the Vondelpark entrance) to the busstation Amstelveen. his will cost you about 25 minutes.

Another option is to take tram 5 (e.g. from the Leidseplein or the Museumplein) to the final stop in Amstelveen. From there it is about a 10-minute walk through the covered citymall-Stadshart Amstelveen.

From Bijlmer Arena station or from Schiphol and Haarlem you can take bus 300. This fast bus brings you to the bus station next to the Cobra Museum in around 15 minutes. Step off at the Amstelveen bus station. It’s a two minute walk to the museum from there.

Please note! The IAmsterdam Card and a GVB transport ticket are not valid in the Connexxion buses.

Look here for the latest information on 9292ov.

If you come by car: Navigation address: Stadsplein 101 Amstelveen

Please note: it is paid parking around the museum. Use the parkinggarage next to the museum or parc at the south side of the A9.

From Amersfoort, Utrecht, A9:
– exit 5, direction Amstelveen
– keep right, direction Stadshart
– follow parking signs (parking garage Stadsplein – Cobra)

From Haarlem, Schiphol, A9:

– exit 5, direction Amstelveen
– at traffic light, right under overpass direction Stadshart
– follow parking signs (parking garage Stadsplein – Cobra)

From ring A10:
– exit Amstelveen
– follow route signs direction Amstelveen (straight)
– Amstelveenseweg > Amsterdamseweg
– follow Keizer Karelweg to the centre of Amstelveen
– following parking signs (parking garage Stadsplein – Cobra)

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