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NEMO Science Museum Roof Terrace

NEMO Science Museum in Amsterdam is located just west of Amsterdam Central Station.

The striking green building is shaped like a ship’s hull and it is possible to go up onto its sloping stepped roof – where you can relax and enjoy a fine views of the surrounding area – especially during good weather.

The NEMO panorama terrace is 22m high and can normally be reached by climbing up the steps on the eastern edge of the building. It used to be freely open to the public – however it is currently is only accessible to visitors of the museum.

nemo science museum roof terrace
NEMO Science Museum roof terrace

The terrace has a piazza (city square) theme with outdoor chairs, an interactive installation on renewable energy (Energetica) and the DAK restaurant.

Around NEMO is the museum haven harbour which contains a number of early 20th century boats. To the east you will see Amsterdam’s Maritime Museum and VOC ship; to the west you will see the new Oosterdok development and central Amsterdam.

During sunny weather, the NEMO rooftop is a pleasant place in central Amsterdam to both relax and enjoy a decent panorama.

NEMO Science Museum Roof Essential Info

Opening Times NEMO Science Museum is open 1000-1730 Tue-Sun, closed Mondays; open daily April to August and Dutch school holidays. The terrace can be closed off during bad weather. Closed until at least 20 April 2021.
Admission Prices (2021) Included for all museum visitors, free public entrance has been temporarily suspended.
Getting There NEMO is easily reached walking east from Amsterdam Central Station towards Oosterdok (15 mins walk). By public transport take GVB bus 22 (Muiderpoortstation) from the central station IJ-side. Get out at stop Kadijksplein.

NEMO Science Museum, Oosterdok 2, 1011 VX Amsterdam
T: +31(0)20 531 3233,

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