University of Amsterdam
Department of Sociology and Anthropology
Het Spinhuis, Office 1.04
Oudezijds Achterburgwal 185
1012 DK Amsterdam, The Netherlands
voice +31-20-525-3623 (secretary 2504)
The Spinhuis is located right in the historic center of Amsterdam — just a few blocks from the Red Light District — and can be reached easily by public transportation. Parking in the neighborhood is difficult, if not impossible.
- From within the city:
by foot: it is a fifteen minute walk from Central Station: enter Damrak, turn left at Dam Square, pass the monument and enter the Damstraat. After a few blocks you hit the Oudezijds Achterburgwal. Cross the bridge and take a right. by tram: lines 4-9-16-24-25. Stop Dam Square (first stop), then turn left, pass the monument and enter the Damstraat. After a few blocks you hit the Oudezijds Achterburgwal. Cross the bridge and take a right.
by metro: go to Metro Station Nieuwmarkt
- From outside the city:
by train: Centraal Station, then trams 4-9-16-24-25
- From Schiphol airport:
by train: direction ‘Amsterdam Centraal Station’, then trams 4-9-16-24-25
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