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BODY WORLDS - Amsterdam, Amsterdam
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At BODY WORLDS - Amsterdam, explore exhibits of real specimens of human bodies. Anatomically positioned in space, the presentations reveal the complexity, resilience, and vulnerability of the body. You will see translucent body slices, organs, and plastinates--remains that have been preserved and kept in positions that reflect daily activities, including playing the saxophone, riding a horse, and dancing. Since their first appearance in 1995, these controversial expositions have attracted 40 million visitors worldwide. Arrange your visit to BODY WORLDS - Amsterdam and discover more family-friendly attractions in Amsterdam using our Amsterdam tour planner.
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  • This was a really interesting place to visit and well worth the cost of the trip. The detail and effort into each of the exhibits was clearly visible and the whole thing was engaging and interactive. 
  • This place is amazing it's really interesting & informative but it's not for the faint hearted it shows you what can happen to your body if you don't look after it. It's something different as we don'...  more »
  • I discovered this place during a weekend getaway in amsterdam. My ali knew by name and was want to do me, I did not know but really its gave me envi to discover. This day there there not many people so great to be quiet and quietly visit at our own pace. The visit is on several floors. But we can do by the stairs or elevators. We learn lot of things about the human body as well as the impact of happiness on our physical and mental body. Each floor is a good thing especially and all of this is accompanied by fun to do for ages. I really love just as it is only translated into Dutch or English then either we have a baby who can translate us night we just watch only. But in any case I highly recommend because it's really great!
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  • This place is amazing. Don't be put off thinking it would be morbid, it's really not. It gives a fascinating insight into the human body. Made me find my love of science and human anatomy again. Price is a bargain in my opinion
  • wow is the only word that i can think of, gobsmacked is another. from the outset it was macabre and absolutely fascinating. real people, stripped of skin and, well, everything really, apart from bone and muscle. much was mentioned about healthy eating and what happens to the human body when it is abused. the whole layout is very thoughtfully done and designed with provoking deep thought firmly in the mind of the artist. i will definitely visit body worlds again if an opportunity arises. ever wondered what that muscle was that always 'plays up'? or that back ache that never goes away, or maybe the nerve that always seems to pinch? well you will literally find your answers here!
  • Well there's nothing better to bring things into perspective than a walk through a museum of skinless bodies! Really a must-see if in Amsterdam - it offers an experience that, while a little outdated in design, isn't something you're going to find anywhere else. As long as you have a strong stomach, check it out!
  • Literally the highlight of our trip to Amsterdam - this amazing museum has 6 floors of real human body samples with plenty of information (in both Dutch and English equally) and knowledge to be learned. Some areas are interactive (don't want to ruin anything) which are good for kids. If you're put off by the price but like science, namely biology, just remember that you can spend between 2 to 5 hours here like we did depending on how in depth you read the content - there's plenty available, so it's excellent value for money.
  • Incredible place! Wonderful exhibition, with lots of understandable information. Interesting to see the human anatomy so true to life (or death, excuse the pun). I would definitely recommend taking a visit here!