If you’re looking for museum recommendations, then we have good news for you: the Qbic team has already put together a list of museums that simply can’t be missed right here. But there are more!
Huis Marseille – Museum of Photography
Just like FOAM, Huis Marseille is a renowned photography museum located in Amsterdam. However, whereas FOAM tends to show works by better-known photographers, Huis Marseille has a collection of photo artists who are yet to be discovered. The museum is located in the majestic canal district, and the two canal houses that house the exhibitions are themselves worth a visit.
Touch a meteorite in NEMO Science Museum
NEMO brings science and technology closer, and everyone, from young to young at heart, will definitely have fun discovering how fascinating science and technology can be. By getting hands-on and experiencing and using all your senses, you can learn everything about electricity, light, sound, gravity, and more. Operate a robot arm, hold a real 4.6-billion-year-old meteorite, or learn how to stay high and dry by installing pumps or raising dikes yourself.
Rijksmuseum: Dutch masterpieces at Schiphol Airport
If you’re leaving the Netherlands from Schiphol Airport, you might want to pay a visit to the Rijksmuseum venue between departure lounges 2 and 3, right after airport security. Schiphol is the only airport in the world that exhibits original 17th-century art in its terminal building. ‘Rijksmuseum Schiphol’ can be found on Holland Boulevard and is free to visit 24 hours a day.
Did you know that the Hortus Botanicus is one of the oldest botanical gardens in the world? More than 4,000 plant species grow in the garden and greenhouses, and one of them is the much-loved coffee plant. In the 18th century, coffee was transported over the world from the Hortus Botanicus as the Dutch East India Company (VOC) started to cultivate coffee itself instead of paying the high prices demanded by the local growers in Africa. The crown jewels of the ‘Hortus’ include the Victoria water lily, the prehistoric Wollemi pine and Ginkgo biloba, as well as the bees and butterflies and the Three-Climate Greenhouse.