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Here conferences come alive.

At our venue, the meeting options are as diverse as the rooms on offer. We love diversity and welcome symposiums, congresses, conferences, meetings, events and parties. Whatever your angle, every speaker – and guest – is inspired.

Endless possibilities at KIT

  • Conferences

    Classic or ultramodern — we love diversity. Our colourful conference centre is full of Amsterdam’s history, and has a delightful contemporary character and large conference facilities

  • Online Conferences & Meetings

    Would you like to broadcast a live talk show, video conference or webinar from one of the most beautiful locations in The Netherlands? Now you can!

  • Dining

    Canapés in front of the cozy fireplace, stylish dining where royalty also dined, or a world class high tea; everything is possible.

  • Meetings

    A meeting with the elegance of Amsterdam’s Golden Age, or a stylish break under the vaulted ceiling; meetings at KIT Royal Tropical Institute are always held with class.

  • Receptions

    It doesn’t matter whether you wish to organise a small get together or want to give the reception of the year — we’ve got it all.

  • Parties

    Our international vibe is the perfect base for spectacular events. Parties, whether they be classic or modern, are realised to their fullest potential at KIT Royal Tropical Institute.

  • Other events

    The possibilities for organising events in our venue are endless. We are an official wedding location, the grandeur of our impressive Marble Hall offers the perfect décor for that one special day.

Do you want to know more?

Vivien Rutgers
Commercial Manager

Frequently Asked Questions

  • Can I park my car?

    Due to ongoing renovation work on the KIT Hotel, the paid parking service operated by MobyPark has closed as of the  1st of October 2021.

    We apologize for the inconvenience, and would like to suggest alternative parking options in the vicinity:

    • Parking on the public road in the Dapperbuurt/Oosterparkbuurt, the rate in this zone is € 6.00 per hour.
    • The parking garage at the OLVG, ‘s Gravesandeplein 120, rate is € 6.00 per hour.
    • Q-Park Oostpoort parking garage, Polderweg 92, rate € 3.33 per hour.
    • Parking garage Park Bee Ingenieur Jakoba Mulderplein, rate € 3.50 per hour.
    • Mobihub P+R Oostpoort, Polderweg 92, free parking spaces in combination with a rental bicycle.
    • There are various P+R locations around the city, which can be combined with public transport (under certain conditions) at a discount. KIT can be reached by tram 7, 14 and 19
  • Where is the nearest parking garage?

    • Q-Park Oostpoort
    • Polderweg 92
    • 1093 KP Amsterdam

    From this parking garage you can take tram 19 and you will arrive to our building in two stops.

  • How do I get there using public transport?

    The Tram stops Alexanderplein and Linnaeusstraat are both right in front of our building and are easy and quickly available:

    From Amsterdam Central Station: tram 14 – tram stop Alexanderplein

    From Amsterdam Sloterdijk: tram 19 – tram stop Alexanderplein

    From Diemen: tram 19 – tram stop Linnaeusstraat 1e van Swindenstraat

  • Is there a mooring spot for a canal boat

    There is a mooring spot in front of Mauritskade 63.

  • Is there a taxi stand?

    There’s a taxi stand in front of our building. It is located at the Linnaeusstraat, right outside the KIT Hotel.

  • How to get there by car?

    Take the Watergraafsmeer/Diemen (s113) exit from the A10 ring road. At the end of the road choose the exit heading to Centrum/Watergraafsmeer. Continue through via the Middenweg that turns into the Linnaeusstraat. Koninklijk Instituut voor de Tropen is located at the end of this street on the corner of Mauritskade.