Hands-on chemistry

In the NEMO chemistry laboratory, visitors can become scientists in their own right – for a little while at least. Lab coat? Check! Safety glasses? Check! It’s time to get to work on your own experiments. You’ll discover the hidden properties of baking powder, vinegar and other household items.

Practical information

Daily from 11.00

Opening hours may vary in the holidays and during special events.

What is it: Workshop
Duration: 30 minutes
For whom: From age 6
Location: Elementa


The laboratory is accessible to wheelchair users. One of the work tables can be adjusted to any height.

The experiments in the laboratory are offered in seven languages: Dutch, English, French, German, Spanish, Italian and Ukrainian.