WELCOME TO THE STEDELIJK MUSEUM
The Stedelijk Museum preserves, manages, conserves and presents modern and contemporary art and design. To perform these tasks properly, the museum has drawn up a number of house rules. We would kindly ask everyone to keep to them.
WHAT CAN YOU BRING INTO THE MUSEUM?
Objects such as large bags, rucksacks and umbrellas may cause damage and cannot be taken into the galleries. Please leave them at the attended cloakroom, which is free of charge, or in a locker. Food and drinks are only allowed in the Zadelhoff Café and Restaurant Stedelijk. School groups can eat and drink their packed lunches in Studios A and B, provided they arrange it in advance. Taking photographs is permitted, provided they are for your own use; no flash or tripods.
KEEPING A SAFE DISTANCE FROM THE WORKS OF ART
Touching a work of art always damages it, even though this is not always immediately obvious. Touching the works of art is therefore not permitted.
DISABLED ACCESS / CHILDREN’S STROLLERS
The Stedelijk Museum is wheelchair accessible. Elevators
are available for wheelchairs and children’s strollers. If you need assistance, ask one of our staff members.
WRITING AND DRAWING
For those who want to make notes or drawings during their visit, pencils and clipboards are available on loan from the information desk. It is not permitted to use exhibition material or walls as a working surface to lean on.
The museum encourages visitors to talk about art. In doing so, please show consideration for other visitors, and try to restrain any loud or disruptive noise. It is not permissible to talk on a mobile telephone in the galleries. In the public areas outside the galleries, telephone calls are allowed.
No pets may be brought into the museum, with the exception of registered guide-dogs.
GUIDED TOURS FOR GROUPS
Guided tours and educational programs are designed for groups of no more than 15 people. To make it easier to communicate with a group, it is important that each group has just one designated leader. The museum expects schools to provide at least one teacher to accompany every group of 15 students.
In addition to these house rules, visits are governed by the Conditions for Visitors. These are obtainable from the information desk. Staff members will be happy to answer any question you may have about the rules and conditions. Instructions issued by museum or security staff must be followed at all times.
On entering and leaving the museum, visitors may be asked to submit to a security search by specially trained staff.
We hope you enjoy your visit!