Plan your visit

Safe visit

NEMO Science Museum works with visitors to ensure everyone’s safety during trips to the museum. For this purpose, NEMO is using the protocol for the safe and responsible reopening of museums and catering establishments. Due to its interactive nature, NEMO is also taking additional precautions.

COVID pass

  • Visitors aged 13 and over must show a COVID pass to enter the museum.
  • If you are visiting the Netherlands and would like to visit a museum, you can use your EU Digital COVID Certificate (DCC) for this purpose. For instance a DCC that is proof of vaccination or proof of recovery of COVID-19. If you don't have a DCC, you will need a negative test result to attend. Please follow the steps provided by the Dutch government. 

Face masks

  • Wearing a face mask is mandatory for everyone from 13 years and older


  • We request all visitors to purchase or reserve a ticket with a specific timeslot in advance to avoid crowding. Click here to buy or reserve a ticket with a specific timeslot.
  • Holders of a Museumkaart, VriendenLoterij VIP-KAART, Amsterdam Stadspas, NEMO Jaarpas, NEMO voucher or ICOM card or visitors aged between 0-3 also have to reserve a ticket with a date and timeslot.
  • The validity of the card or voucher will be checked with your ticket at the museum entrance.
  • A ticket for children aged 0-3 can only be purchased in conjunction with an adult ticket. The supervisor will be asked to present a valid ID proving the age of the child in question at the ticket inspection.
  • Please choose another date for your visit if you are unwell by contacting Global Ticket via or +31 (0)20 244 28 77.

In the museum

Keep your distance

  • Make sure there is at least 1.5 metres between you and other people, unless you live in the same household. Children up to the age of 12 do not have to keep a 1.5-metre distance from each other or from adults. Teenagers between the ages of 13 and 17 do not have to keep a 1.5-metre distance from each other, but they do have to keep a distance from adults.


  • NEMO will be cleaned extra often. This also applies to the toilets and sections of exhibitions.
  • Go to the cleaning station on each floor and sanitize your hands.

Rooftop square

  • The quayside public entrance to the rooftop square is currently closed. The rooftop square is still open to museum visitors. 

The Studio - Marineterrein location