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Open today until 17:00

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Day Opening hours
Mon - Sat 10:00 - 17:00
Overview of opening hours
Plantage Kerklaan 38-40
1018 CZ Amsterdam
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020 - 52 33 670

Micropia located next to Artis in the heart of Amsterdam
Viruses, microbes and mind health
De Fungal Wall door Lizan Freijsen in Micropia
The Fungal Wall in Micropia, by Lizan Freijsen
Leer in het museum over microben in bier
Microbes also live in beer
A cut-out of the wall with 150 Petri dishes with different micro-organisms

The museum is closed until June 9th. Micropia showcases the most powerful, successful and smallest life form on earth: microorganisms. Every human being is carrying around 1.5 kilograms of them, in and on their bodies. See yourself and the world from a different perspective after visiting Micropia.

Is there life up your nose? What is a fungus, exactly? And what’s living inside your digestive tract?

Microorganisms are everywhere and are crucial to life on planet Earth. You can watch living microbes eat, move and reproduce with 3D-viewers specially developed for Micropia. Find your way in the habitat of extremophiles – Microbes that manage to survive in extreme environments. Learn more about your microorganisms using the body scan.

Just as last year, measures have been put in place to make your visit to Micropia as safe as possible. Visitors are required to pre-order their tickets and indicate their arrival time on the website. To avoid crowding, the number of guests allowed in the museum at one time is limited.

Suitable for ages eight and older


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