The Beurs van Berlage


Damrak 243,

1012 ZJ Amsterdam, Netherlands


History – The Beurs van Berlage is a building on the Damrak, in the centre of Amsterdam. It was designed as a commodity exchange by architect Hendrik Petrus Berlage and constructed between 1896 and 1903. It influenced many modernist architects, in particular functionalists and the Amsterdam School. It is now used as a venue for concerts, exhibitions and conferences.


The building is constructed of red brick, with an iron and glass roof, and stone piers, lintels and corbels. Its entrance is under a 40-metre (130 ft) high clock tower, while inside lie three large multi-storey halls formerly used as trading floors, with offices and communal facilities grouped around them.


Ideal location – The building is located in the characteristic historic center of Amsterdam, opposite the Central Station and around the corner from Dam Square. Amidst impressive cultural highlights and 8’000 hotel rooms.


Exceptional architecture – The design by master architect Berlage breathes history and vigor. It certainly leaves an unforgettable impression!


Excellent accessibility -You can be in the Beurs van Berlage in less than 15 minutes from Schiphol Airport. Moreover, there are ample parking opportunities within walking distance.


The Beurs van Berlage is located in the centre of Amsterdam on Damrak, Oude Brugsteeg and Beursstraat, directly opposite the central station, a short distance from highways and Schiphol Airport.