NEMO Science Museum, best tours and attractions
Located in the Oosterdokseiland neighborhood in Amsterdam and a few meters from the Central Station NEMO is the largest Museum of Science and Technolo...
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Located in the Oosterdokseiland neighborhood in Amsterdam and a few meters from the Central Station NEMO is the largest Museum of Science and Technology in the Netherlands. The museum has its origins in 1923 and it has had different names over the years but it was in 1997 when the architect Renzo Piano designed this impressive building that simulates a large ship emerging from the water. Was named like Science Center NEMO in 2000.
Suitable for all ages and for those who think science and technology can be fun and under its philosophy "Forbidden not to touch" your senses will be fascinated by interactive exhibitions, plays, film screenings, workshops, and demonstrations. The building has five levels and a full of interesting things to learn about gravity, electricity, the human body, the Universe, and much more. On the fifth floor are a cafeteria, a children's play area, and a great views skyline of Amsterdam.