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Body Worlds

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Address: Damrak 66, 1012 LM Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Phone Number: +31 900 8411
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 10:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Gunther von Hagens’ BODY WORLDS: The Happiness Project in the heart of...

Gunther von Hagens’ BODY WORLDS: The Happiness Project in the heart of Amsterdam tells the amazing story of our own body and the impact of happiness on our health. More than 200 anatomical specimens of real human bodies show the complexity, resilience and vulnerability of the body.

Join the 40 million people around the world who have already seen the exhibition and been on this fascinating voyage of discovery through the human body.

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Body Worlds Amsterdam Entrance Ticket with Optional Canal Cruise
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Outstanding exhibition

Absolutely amazing exhibition, nothing like I have ever seen before! I knew I would love this place as it just talks about the human body, as I have an interest in biology, but... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Walsall, United Kingdom
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Walsall, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Absolutely amazing exhibition, nothing like I have ever seen before! I knew I would love this place as it just talks about the human body, as I have an interest in biology, but even my partner loved the exhibition. You start on level 6 and you walk down the stairs and each floor is a different system of the body,... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Good place to see and learn the different parts of our human body. Very close to Amsterdam central train station and Dam Square. You can purchase the tickets online also for some discount.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Not really into museums but this got recommended n have to say wasn't disappointed was brilliant really interesting n a great place to visit definately recommend it's a must

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This museum of the body was just out of this world, the explanation given during this visit by audio or just visual reading gave an insight of how the human body functions and describes everything from birth to end of life, not for the squeamish though

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Well great and gory all at the same time, defo worth the entrance fee, the added cringe factor at some of the exibits are more than memorable

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The displays were informative and really made you think. The best bit had to be the interactive basement! We were advised to avoid this on a rainy day as it is not the biggest place to visit.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A very informative tour about how our body! Amazing way of learning how our internal organs look and work !

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We really enjoyed our visit to the Body Worlds museum. They use real bodies and organs which have been preserved. We felt that the way they displayed them though was done respectfully. We learned a great deal at the musem and although some bits did make me feel a little squimish I was mostly fine (and I am normally a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

They had a happiness exhibition on, and at first I didn't get the link. But it was immensely well done. You start the tour high up on the 8th floor and works yourself downwards, which I liked. I found everything tasteful and informative. It did one thing that a good exhibition always does- made me think and gave me something... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This may not be well suited for the squeamish, but it you go you will be amazed. In Amsterdam this Body Worlds exhibit's theme is "Happiness", and how the health of the mind and body are interrelated. We expected to be "creeped out", but instead we found the museum (all 6 floors) to be a profound and moving experience.

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