1014 DB Amsterdam
13 - 14 April 2018
10.00 - 22.00 daily
How to get there
From Central Station take bus 21 and get off at the Van Hallstraat stop.
From City Centre / Leidseplein take tram 10, get off at the Van Limburg Stirumplein or Van Hallstraat stop.
For details about arriving by car and parking, visit the Westergasfabriek website.
PARTNER event LOCATIONS
Events such as the World Press Photo Exhibition 2018 opening weekend and partner events take place in different venues around Amsterdam, find out more.
When and where is the World Press Photo Festival?
The World Press Photo Festival 2018 takes place at Amsterdam’s Westergasfabriek on 13-14 April from 10:00 - 22:00 daily. Download the festival site map.
Where can I buy tickets?
Tickets are available online and at the registration desk located in the Machinegebouw, Pazzanistraat 8 (download the festival site map here). Due to limited capacity, we recommend you purchase your tickets online prior to the start of the festival.
Do you offer a student discount?
Yes. Please visit our ticket page for more information and make sure to bring your student ID with you when picking up your ticket at the registration desk.
I have bought a ticket online, when and where can I pick it up?
The registration desk is located in the Machinegebouw, Pazzanistraat 8 (download the festival site map here).
The opening hours are:
Thursday 12 April 10.00 - 17.00
Friday 13 April 09.00 - 18.00
Saturday 14 April 09.00 - 18.00
Due to time constraints, visitors with a two-day pass or a day pass for Friday are encouraged to pick up their ticket on Thursday 12 April.
Do I need to bring ID with me when picking up my ticket?
All visitors who have bought a ticket online should bring ID when picking up their wrist band at the registration desk.
I accidentally bought the wrong ticket, can I exchange it?
No, it is not possible to exchange your ticket.
I bought a ticket, but am unable to attend, can I receive a refund?
No, we do not offer refunds.
I am a member of the media and plan on attending. What do I do?
If you are a member of the media and plan on covering the event, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
All members of the media need to pre-register.
Am I allowed to take photos at the World Press Photo Festival?
You are welcome to take photos to share on social media during your visit to the World Press Photo Festival. We invite you to use the #WPPhFestival hashtag.
Please note that it is not permitted to make any recordings during the lectures, workshops and other elements of the festival program without prior permission from the World Press Photo Foundation. For more information, please contact email@example.com
Is the World Press Photo Festival wheelchair accessible?
All festival locations at the Westergasfabriek, as well as our exhibition at De Nieuwe Kerk, are wheelchair accessible. For more information, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org
How can I volunteer at the World Press Photo Festival?
Applications to volunteer at the festival are now closed. For more information or questions, please contact email@example.com