Plan your visit


NEMO is easily accessible by public transport. The museum’s eye-catching copper-green building is easy to spot from Amsterdam Central Station. You can also reach the museum by bike or car.

From Central Station

  • On foot and by bike: A 15-minute walk. Leave the main entrance of Central Station, turn left and follow the signs for ‘Route Oosterdok’. Cyclists should follow the same route.
  • By bus: Take Bus 22 and get off at Kadijksplein. You can plan your journey at or

By car

NEMO is accessible by car, however parking in the centre of Amsterdam is expensive. Visitors to NEMO can obtain a discount at a number of parking facilities. 

  • Address for navigation systems: Oosterdok 2, 1011 VX Amsterdam.
  • Information on road works, events in the city and parking: Bereikbaar Amsterdam
  • Route planner: ANWB


NEMO Science Museum
Oosterdok 2
1011 VX  Amsterdam


There are four car parks close to NEMO, two of which offer a discount to NEMO visitors. Unfortunately, this discount does not apply to credit card payments. See the car park website for details of current parking rates.

Markenhoven parking
25% discount, 600 metres from NEMO

Show the parking ticket at the NEMO ticket office and you will receive a discount card which you can insert into the payment terminal as you leave the car park.

P1 Parking Waterlooplein
10% discount, 750 metres from NEMO

Take the parking ticket with you to the ticket office at NEMO and get it stamped. Your discount will be calculated by the payment terminal at the car park. 

Oosterdok parking
400 metres from NEMO

Please note that due to construction work in the area, Oosterdok car park has limited availability.

P1 Parking Amsterdam Central
1,3 kilometres from NEMO

Reserve a parking place prior to your visit on the P1 car park website.

P1 Arena
Transferium met P+R (park an ride)

Amsterdam Arena’s car park offers a P+R arrangement. The metro runs from the Transferium to Amsterdam Central Station. The P+R arrangement only operates on days when there are no events at the Amsterdam Arena.


Coaches can park in the special parking facilities for buses: P2 on Prins Hendrikkade towards Central Station or P6 at the Amsterdam Passenger Terminal. Would you like the coach to drop off your pupils at NEMO first? They can be dropped off at the west quay close to NEMO until 11.00, but not at the regular bus stops or elsewhere along Prins Hendrikkade. After 11.00 we suggest that you use drop-off point H11 by the Maritime Museum. For more information, take a look at the instructions for coaches at