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Science Center NEMO, Amsterdam

(3.8/5 based on 2,600+ reviews on the web)
With five stories of interactive science exhibits for families, Science Center NEMO makes learning fun. The largest science center in the Netherlands, it features a different scientific theme on each floor. Begin your journey on the first floor, learning about DNA and chain reactions. As you move through different levels of the building, you will discover a performance hall, water cycle exhibit, science lab, and hands-on display about the human mind. Finish your tour with a great view atop the museum at its café with a nearby children's play area. Arrange your visit to Science Center NEMO and discover more family-friendly attractions in Amsterdam using our Amsterdam itinerary builder.
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TripAdvisor
  • Good choice for the first museum visit. All children can touch, walk around and talk. Self experiments do, great!! Fun facts, including us as parents.
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  • We had a very learnfull day at NEMO science museum. The kids enjoyed themselves so much that they didn't want to leave. Everything was well explained and the musuem was good maintained. I totally reco...  more »
  • We are passionate about science museums and in various cities of the world we went. For children is organized really well, there are many interactive experiences that we can do to learn while having fun. We had the I Amsterdam Card and admission was understood, as price for unit is in fact not very cheap ... always in line with the prices of the city's museums.
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  • Great museum and really interactive. Unfortunately we got in about 1 hour before the closing time and didn't get the change to appreciate everything properly. Make sure you try the 5 cent coin press that will engrave the NEMO museum logo in the coin. Great souvenir basically free.
  • Perfect place to learn about science for big and small! Loved all the exhibits, made me feel like a kid again. Make sure to spend the whole day there--there is so much to see snd to do. Also loved the eatery on the rooftop. Great range of fresh and delicious food and the view over the Amsterdam bay area is just breathtaking. I can hang out there all day.
  • Very cool museum! Lots of fun activities, based on science, for kids (and the adults who think they're kids). Would recommend for everybody!
  • The roof terrace climb is a must - 120 shallow steps make it easy to reach and its great fun up their for children as well - you can have a drink whilst they play and admire the view out over Amsterdam. My wife and I enjoy this!
  • There's a lot of fun experiments of science. It's not a museum of exhibition. I loved the most of the games in it.