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Private Guided Historic Amsterdam Canal Cruise
"Your private hired boat will sail through the history to go back to 17th century via Amsterdam's famous canal districts; Herengracht Keizersgracht Prinsengracht Singelgracht. You will continue your tour by passing Anne Frank House from the water and it will also pass by Amstel river where city of Amsterdam was named after. Your boat will sail on the Y waterway that connects Amsterdam with the North Sea and the A the replica ship of a 400 year old Dutch East India Man Central Station from the Water and multiple historic churches."""
From EUR400.00
Amsterdam Guided Tour of United East India Company and Maritime Museum with Art Historian
"The first part of the tour will take you to the inner courtyard of the United East India House the central HQ. Your guide will recount stories of how personnel was hired and about signing in and swearing-in procedure. He will also explain the procession to the ships with rolling drums and fifes. Hear about hardship and evil situations on-board due to tedious voyage in hot climate with only little water and about the which is one of the world best shipping presentations. Explore the departments with great maps globes and sextants.  Finally have a walk inside a full-size Indiaman ship recently rebuilt. You  may spot actors pretending to live in the 17th century. See where sailors and soldiers lived below and had to endure bad food and insufficient drink and how well the captain and officers ate and lived."""
From EUR300.00
Small-Group Amsterdam Historical Bike Tour
"Make the most of your time and take a ride through Amsterdam’s most fascinating hot spots. Discover a route of lovely streets and bridges while your guide explains the history of the most famous cultural sites and life in Amsterdam. Amsterdam is when the first bike path was laid in Amsterdam why the Dutch are so tolerant or where to eat the best ribs in town and that’s only half of it! This bike tour is for all skill levels as Amsterdam is flat and easy to bike. For your convenience groups are of 15 persons maximum.""""Join a 3-hour bike tour with an experienced multilingual guide through the old historic center of the city of Amsterdam. The tour goes along the well known historical places and buildings like New Market (de Waag) Old Church
From EUR22.00

Nemo Museum Tips (39)

Let's have some fun!

I've seen many science museums but so far NEMO is my favorite one. It has all the fun stuff for the kids and adults. The rooftop view is superb! You feel yourself younger here:PIt's free with I...
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Jul 10, 2010


One of the interesting buildings we passed on the Canal Trip was the NEMO Science Center. While their website says it looks like a "large green ship moored on top of a busy car tunnel", I thought it...
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Jul 14, 2008

Science for kids

NEMO is not a museum, at least not in the traditional sense. It doesn't have a collection of things from a specific era, but rather it has good interactive exhibition on how things work. The...
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Aug 16, 2007


This is a really cool museum. It's about science, so you'll learn about things like gravity and waterworks. The cool thing is that you can figure things out by yourself, it's fun for adults and kids....
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Apr 25, 2007

Big blue ship is actually a museum

Nemo museum is a futuristic science centre designed by Renzo PianoHere the emphasis is on touching the exhibition & experimentingGreat for childrenEntry is Euro 11For Euro 2.50 you can climb in...
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Aug 30, 2006

Nemo Museum

This was one of the stops on our Canal boat hop-on-hop-off tour. Our first glance of it is this almost surreal-like green object projecting out of the water... in total juxtaposition to the antiquated...
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Jun 06, 2006

NEMO museum

We just had a look at this fascinating museum from the outside, but that was already impressive enough!!!This museum is an architectural masterpiece! It is shaped like a huge ship and houses what I...
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Aug 18, 2005


This is one of the new modern buildings in Amsterdam designed by world-famous architect Renzo Piano. The remarkable ship formed green building is named N E M O, the former NEW METROPOLIS. Its location...
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Aug 06, 2005

NEMO museum

Again I found in Amsterdam the name of the little clown fish - NEMO :) As well as the Disney's movie, the Nemo museum is designed for children aged 4-16 (as well as for their parents) fascinated by...
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Aug 15, 2004

Science in a fun way

although my Dutch friends think that it's for children... i believe that adults will enjoy it as well..... u can play and gain knowledge at the same d museum u will see lots of strange...
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Jul 28, 2004


Since 1997 is this biggest science centre in the Netherlands situated here in this building, which has the shape of a 30 m ship above the water surface. It is an educational attraction, where you can...
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Jul 26, 2004


The NEMO museum is a mueum that kids really like. It is a modern center for science and technology. There are some fun hands on exhibitions here. The building (1997) is from the Italian architect...
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Mar 17, 2004
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Things to Do Near Nemo Museum

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Scheepvaart - Maritime Museum

Nice museum, specially for kids. Lots of info about history of Amsterdam. Beautiful old building, and lots of interactivity. Next to Nemo, good to combine. Not only for children interesting, but for...
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Verzets Museum - Dutch Resistance Museum

On 12 October 2015 we went to the Dutch Resistance Museum or Verzatsmuseum, which is a very informative history museum about the Dutch Resistance to Nazi German occupation. We thoroughly recommend a...
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Artis Zoo

This zoo surprised me. I had heard a lot of things and positive things from friends about it and when i saw on the map it was in the middle of Amsterdam close to central station, i thought sure lets...
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China Town

The Zeedijk is the curved street on the former sea dike between roughly the Central Station and the Nieuwmarkt square with the Waag building. The Zeedijk still is connected to the China town of...
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Hollandsche Schouwburg

Across the street from the theatre, a now private building at 31 Plantage housed a day care center and nursery founded in 1924, for both Jewish and non-Jewish children. In 1941, all the non-Jewish...
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Portuguese Synagogue

The exterior of the compound houses multiple rooms of variable interest. The winter synagogue was constructed from a former seminary in the 1950's with heat and electricity, since the main sanctuary...
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Getting to Nemo Museum


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