Science Center NEMO
NEMO proves that there is a fun way to learn more about science and technology. The largest science center in the Netherlands has five floors full of exciting things to do and discover. All your senses will be stimulated by exhibitions, theatre performances, films, workshops and demonstrations.
NEMO shows that learning about science and technology can be fun. Holland’s biggest science center boasts five floors that offer a range of interesting things to discover and do. Your senses will be fascinated by exhibitions, theatre shows, movies, workshops, and demonstrations.
- Discover all about science and technology at NEMO in Amsterdam.
- See the best exhibitions, theater shows, movies, workshops, and demonstrations.
- Visit one of the many other unique museums nearby as well.
Science and technology
Everything at NEMO has to do with science and technology. You will smell, hear, feel and see how the world works. If you are looking for a truly stimulating and fascinating experience, NEMO has a single rule you need to follow: touch everything because only then you will discover more than the eye can see!
The NEMO building is a remarkable green structure next to Amsterdam Central Station. Everyone who is curious, is welcome. NEMO's primary intended audience consists of children aged 6 to 16 but adults are welcome to learn about science and technology, too. In other words, visiting NEMO is the smart thing to do!
Opening hours & prices
NEMO is open from Tuesday through Sunday from 10 am to 5.30 pm. From 1 April through 30 August and during shorter school holidays, NEMO is also open on Mondays. The entry price is €15 per person aged 4 and over; children under 4 enter free of charge. Tickets can easily and more cheaply be ordered online.
Address and accessibility
NEMO can be found very close to Amsterdam Central Station; you can see the copper green building directly when leaving the station.
Address: Oosterdok 2, Amsterdam
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NEMO is not the only attraction in Holland’s capital; there are many other highlights nearby. The famous Anne Frank House is well worth a visit, but EYE Amsterdam film museum, Van Gogh Museum and Rijksmuseum should also be on your to do list.
If you are visiting Amsterdam and would like to explore nature, rent a bicycle for the day! There are plenty of opportunities around Amsterdam. There are countless beautiful routes but we highly recommend the route along the Amstel river, which allows you to explore the beautiful water-rich area near Amsterdam.