ARTIS-Micropia is the first microbe museum in the world, in the heart of Amsterdam. Discover the invisible life of microbes in ARTIS-Micropia. In this innovative museum you will get to know the world of micro-organisms such as bacteria and fungi, which occur everywhere in and around us. The recommended age for Micropia is eight years and older.
How to visit Micropia with your City Card
To visit this location with your City Card, you must reserve a time slot in advance. Book a time slot via this link, select the option ‘I already have a ticket’ to book your free timeslot. Make sure your City Card is valid at the time of your visit
The micro world
You can't see microbes, but they are there. They are there when you eat, when you breathe and when you kiss. They are everywhere, on your hands and in your stomach, interfering with everything. They determine what the world looks like. Microbes are the smallest and most powerful organisms on our planet. We know little about them, but we can learn a lot from them. If you look at the world very closely, a new one opens up for you.
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