Haeckel Room

Inspiring venue in the heart of the Biotoop

The Haeckel Room allows you to eat delicious food in an inspiring environment. The interior design of the room is inspired by the drawings of biologist Ernst Hackel and is located in the heart of the Biotoop. The dining room is connected to the bar and restaurant of Mediamatic ETEN from which you can admire the view of NEMO and the skyline of Amsterdam. During the day it is possible to host lunch, meetings (60 persons) and workshops. After opening-hours of the restaurant the room is also fully equipped for hosting performances and parties (80 persons).


During Biotalk (ir)Relevant Matter -


Type of an event Capacity
Presentations 60 persons
Workshops and dinners     50 persons
Meeting 36 persons
Reception and parties 80 persons

Extra possibilities and information

The dining room cannot be completely closed off from the bar area due to the toilets behind the dining room. It is possible to use this space for live music and dj performances.


Depending on your need, we can offer different possibilities for image and sound. For example, a professional presentation with microphone and projector or beamer. We would like to hear from you what equipment you need for your event (laptop, connection, etc.). This room is also equipped with Technics dj-set. 


Intimate musical experience with sounds by Magic Island -


This space can be arranged for presentation, reception or meeting purposes. We have our own tables, benches, desks, chairs and a small wardrobe. Other furniture can be rented.

Read more about extra possibilities, Mediamatic Eten and the directions.