Nemo science museum

 In Amsterdam, Europe, Experiences, Interests, Netherlands

The NEMO Science Museum is the biggest museum in Amsterdam its also a science center and has been around for over 95 years, the building was designed by Renzo Piano since 1997, located in the Oosterdok, Amsterdam Centrum.

Previously the museum had a few name changes; dating back to 1954 the name was changed to ‘Nint’ or ‘Nederlands Insitituut voor Nijverheid en Techniek’ from the ‘Museum van den Arbeid’ and in 1997 it was changed to  ‘newMetropolis’ however in 2000 the ‘center Nemo’ was introduced but in 2016 the name was changed again to ‘NEMO science Museum’.

The Museum has five floors of science and technology to enjoy and get hands on experiences and enjoy different exhibitions.


The Machine
Innovation Gallery
The Search For Life
Journey Through the Mind
Smart Technology
Teen Facts
Water World
Sensational Science
Science Thoughout The Ages
World Of Shapes


Opening HoursFacilitiesContact DetailsLocation

Opening Hours

April to August
Monday to Sunday, from 10:00 to 17:30

September to March
Tuesday to Sunday, from 10:00 to 17:30

On all school holidays
Monday to Sunday, from 10:00 to 17:30

Closed on King’s Day (27 April)

Open on all other public holidays


Baby changing facilities



First aid. Trained employees are on hand at all times

Disabled toilets on all floors, with the exception of floor 3

Wheelchair and pram friendly, except for the Energetica exhibition on the rooftop square

Suitable for visually impaired and disabled persons

Contact Details

General Number: 020-531 32 33

Visitor information and office: +31 (0)20-531 32 33



Oosterdok 2
1011 VX Amsterdam

Coordinates: 52°22′26.69″N 4°54′44.46″E

Nemo science museum
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