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Pakhuis de Zwijger in Amsterdam: platform for creation and innovation

pakhuis de zwijger Amsterdam

People looking for an interesting afternoon or evening, and perhaps a vigorous debate afterwards, can come to Pakhuis de Zwijger in Amsterdam. The aim of this cultural organisation is to inform, to inspire and to create. Coming to Amsterdam by car? Inexpensively park your car at Parking Centrum Oosterdok.


Pakhuis de Zwijger first opened its doors in 2006, in the former refrigerated warehouse on the Piet Heinkade 179. They now organise about 600 programmes per year, and practically all of these can be attended free of charge. The programmes are about themes such as the creative industry, the city and global trends. Interesting documentaries are regularly shown, guest speakers are invited and discussion panels started as a natural part of this.

The complete programming is collected in so-called ‘dossiers,’ so that the information discussed and shared can be accessible to anyone. Additionally, they also have podcasts, news reports and a magazine. As a result, Pakhuis de Zwijger is both an online and an offline platform that’s accessible to everyone.


Are you housebound but would still like to watch Pakhuis de Zwijger’s programmes? A limited number of spots is given away to people wanting to watch via livestream. You need to make a reservation in the agenda in advance. Of course, this is also the case when you do come to Amsterdam to watch a lecture, discussion or movie screening.

Because the lectures are free of charge, Pakhuis de Zwijger is open to donations. You don’t have to pay, although a contribution as you see fit is always appreciated.


You can park your car safely and inexpensively at Parking Centrum Oosterdok. This parking facility has more than 1,300 available parking spaces, is near Amsterdam Central train station, and within walking distance of Pakhuis de Zwijger. Are you not just coming to visit Pakhuis de Zwijger, but coming to Amsterdam for the day? The rates of our centrally located parking facility cap at €20 for 24 hours.

More information about our cheap parking rates can be found here.