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Address: Meibergdreef 15 | J0-130, 1105 AZ Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Wow! Best free museum in Amsterdam, but not for faint of heart!

Located at the Medical Center at the University of Amsterdam, this museum is easily accessible to the Metro. When you get off the Metro, look for the building that I posted in my... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Located at the Medical Center at the University of Amsterdam, this museum is easily accessible to the Metro. When you get off the Metro, look for the building that I posted in my picture. I was little lost looking for where the exhibit was, but if you find this building and ask the reception they will point you in the... More 

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Bat Yam, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2016

the museum is great , but ... if you are not from a medical background or a fan of this kinda thing, you will not be able to be there more than 10 min.

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Tel Aviv, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 4, 2016

first of all ill mention that i come from the field of medicine but ill try to be objective. I think this is one of the most important and best museums ive ever been to! entrance is free, its a metro ride of about 15 mins from the center you can spend about an hour walking around and justing being... More 

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Bakersfield, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2015

Don't have a medical background, but this place is a must see. Thought I'd be squeamish, but had no concerns. There are many photos online of what displays are like, so check these out including those at the museum's website if you have concerns. Certainly makes you thankful for medical advancements. It is easy to get to on public transit... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2015

This is nothing like the body worlds exhibition. This one consist of many disfigurements and congenital malformations. there's a reason it's located in the Amsterdam medicine academic center. my recommendation - go there, if you're interested, but DO NOT eat in advance.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2015 via mobile

This little museum in the medical centre is the creepiest one I've ever visited! You will not be bored in here- the exhibits are so strange but you cannot look away... definitely worth the visit! Not for the faint hearted though!

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2015

This was the creepiest experience i had in Amsterdam. Totally worth going and seeing this amazing samples of anatomy rarities. It makes you grateful for the simple things we dont usually thank for like our health.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2015 via mobile

I would recommend taking timeout to travel (easy Metro ride from central Amsterdam) to see this totally fascinating little Museum & unlike all the museums in the city centre it is free to get in & free from long queues. My favourite Amsterdam museum by far!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2015 via mobile

This was my favorite attraction in Amsterdam. The museum is free and easy to travel to from the central station. The specimens are sublime and represent a crucial element of what it is to be a human being. Way more than just a "dead baby museum". Cannot recommend highly enough.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2015

OK, so I'm no medical professional and my visit wasn't really for educational purposes; I'm just fascinated by death and body parts. Having said that, the stark, clinical and factual way in which these specimens are displayed did more than serve my morbid fascination, it did actually teach me about some human deformities and complexities which I had never heard... More 

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