Amsterdam Nemo Science Center

Going on vacation to Amsterdam with the kids and thinking of what attractions could be great for them, and enjoyable for you as well? Head to the Nemo Science Center, a fascinating museum for every age!

There are hundreds of Amsterdam tourism spots worth exploring, however not all of them are suitable for children. Our tip: an ideal family attraction is the Nemo Science Center. With five floors packed with experiments and attractions, Nemo science and technology center offers something for every member of the family and kids will just love the interactive exhibits here where they are allowed to touch and try everything. When visiting the museum, don’t miss out on playing with the giant soap bubbles and make sure you check a couple of experiments in the wonder laboratory. Or you could ride a space bike through the universe!

During the summer, the building’s roof terrace turns into a little beach – another feature that the kids will love. While the kids play, you can enjoy the great views of the city from the roof. Want more information about Amsterdam with kids? We have plenty of tips on other family activities in the city in our free video guides.

Get to know the Nemo science center in Amsterdam

The museum is open daily between 10:00 – 17:30 and is closed on most Mondays. The entrance is 15 Euro,  but when you hold one of the Amsterdam city passes (like the I Amsterdam Card or the Holland Pass), you can go in for free or you pay only half the price! This same card gives you free entrance and discounts on many other museums and attractions in Amsterdam, which makes it a worthwhile purchase for tourists that want to see as much as possible during their Amsterdam trip. On top of that, the card will let you skip the line, so it will not only save you money, but also a lot of precious time! Watch our special video guides to learn more about the Amsterdam passes and other budget tips that help you see more and spend less during your vacation.

Wondering how to get to the Nemo Science Center? Here’s a few suggestions. Because the Netherlands are so flat, it’s very easy to get around on foot or by bicycle; there is no shortage of tourist bicycle rental places in Amsterdam. Another good option for travelling in Amsterdam is taking the tram, that you have free use of when you hold the Amsterdam pass. Not the quickest, but a fun option is to go to the museum by boat… check if the specific Amsterdam pass that you’ve chosen offers a free cruise that passes the Nemo museum.



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