Amsterdam,  Europe,  Netherlands

Nemo Museum Amsterdam

Nemo Museum, Amsterdam
Nemo Museum Amsterdam

The NEMO Museum is a science and technology museum in Amsterdam for children and adults. It is one of the most important sights in the city and offers exhibitions, experiments and workshops for the Visitor.

NEMO Museum | NEMO Science Center in Amsterdam

The largest science center in the Netherlands is located in Amsterdam. The NEMO Museum catches the eye from afar. It is housed in a striking green building in the shape of a ship, near the main train station. Visitors of all ages can visit exhibitions, experiments and workshops on a total of five floors. In this way, visitors are inspired and enlightened by science and technology and can, for example, gain practical experience with interactive exhibits.


The NEMO Science Center shows that science can also be fun. For example, you learn how a rainbow is formed and how to make soap bubbles so big that 1 person can stand in them.

Other highlights are:

  • “Science Throughout the Ages” – a chronology of discoveries by scientists from around the world
  • “Journey through the Mind” – learn how the brain works
  • “Smart Technology” – shows how energy can be saved, sustainable electricity produced and carbon dioxide emissions reduced
  • Energetica Exhibition – Concepts of energy and sustainability through interactive installations and experiments – Visitors can use a human-powered bicycle to generate electricity, learn about wind turbines and solar panels, and explore the science behind renewable energy.
  • Chain Reaction exhibit featuring a giant Rube Goldberg machine

Overall, the museum offers a wide range of scientific topics, from physics and chemistry to biology and psychology.


Oosterdok 2, 1011 VX Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Opening hours

The museum is open daily from 10:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.


Visitors are advised to book tickets in advance.