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Body Worlds

Damrak 66, 1012 LM Amsterdam, The Netherlands
+31 900 8411
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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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  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 10:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Damrak 66, 1012 LM Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed yesterday

What an awesome place it was - And thanks to all those who have donated their bodies here! Visit here and learn how does your body behave what it is all about. Some more video/illustrations on cancer/smoking/drinking and digestion can be made.

Thank Siddharth1982
Reviewed 2 days ago

Different to anywhere we have been before - you had to keep reminding yourself that the bodies were real and not just plastic models. Daughter is studying A level biology and found it very interesting. Worth saving a few euros and getting your tickets from...More

Thank AztecLife
Mike B, Guest Relations Manager at Body Worlds, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear AztecLife, We are glad to read you found this exhibition to be weird but wonderful. Body Worlds is indeed a very different exhibition compared to others. Nevertheless and as you mentioned, it is definitely amazing since it allows us to discover how our bodies...More

Reviewed 2 days ago

Well built and fascinating exhibition with English language descriptions on all exhibits. The exhibition is in a busy part of town, so make sure you factor this ref Uber/taxi/walking. Highly recommended but pair this with a boat tour or other excursion to activate the discounts.More

Thank xUnhappyCamperx
Mike B, Guest Relations Manager at Body Worlds, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear xUnhappyCamperx, Thank you for this review and for rating us with the highest score possible. We are glad to hear you had such a fascinating time while visiting Body Worlds, an exhibition definitely worth seeing for anyone interested in exploring what happens inside of...More

Reviewed 4 days ago

There is nothing scarry about hhis exhibition. It shows the human body from inside out with clear explanations on the displays, both in Dutch and in English. Moght be crowded.More

Thank Hans N
Mike B, Guest Relations Manager at Body Worlds, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Dear Hans N, It is great to hear you were able to visit the Bodyworlds in Amsterdam and that you very much enjoyed it. The purpose of the exhibition is to show the public how the body works from the inside and to create conscience...More

Reviewed 4 days ago

Came here with a group of friends who are interested in the world of medicine. We didn't know what to expect, but we were truly given a good time! We were so mindblown by the real organs. I mean like we never saw real organs...More

1  Thank Scharringa
Mike B, Guest Relations Manager at Body Worlds, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear Scharringa, Thank you for such a positive and detailed review. We are glad to hear you and the rest of your group found the exhibition and that you found it "mindblowing". Indeed, they show a different perspective of our bodies and how everything we...More

Reviewed 4 days ago

Really disappointed thought this would be a lot better than it was! Just plastic bodies, would be much more interesting if they were real!More

Thank Rachel L
Mike B, Guest Relations Manager at Body Worlds, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Dear Rachel L, We are sorry to disappoint you, but the bodies inside the exhibition are real. It is a pity to read you visited it and you thought everything was made out of plastic. It is the first exhibition of its kind to inform...More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Heard mixed reports about it - mostly positive. Was very intriguing and a nice reminder of importance of looking after yourself physically and emotionally and the link to happiness and ideally longevity. The plastination concept is incredible - so many thanks to all those people...More

1  Thank Doryundercover
Mike B, Guest Relations Manager at Body Worlds, responded to this reviewResponded 4 days ago

Dear Doryundercover, How wonderful it is to read that you have fully enjoyed your recent visit to Body Worlds. The Plastination is indeed an amazing technique where body fluids are replaced by a sort of silicone rubber, leaving the bodies dry, odorless and providing our...More

Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

An enlightening experience! Lot's to see and learn, with actual bodies, but nothing disgusting if you're not too sensitive The happy trail adds lot's of fun to the walkMore

Thank Alisa I
Mike B, Guest Relations Manager at Body Worlds, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear Alisa I, Than you for this amazing review! We are delighted to read Body Worlds was an enlightening experience for you. It is indeed a great eye-opener that teaches us in a unique way how the happiness and our health are deeply connected. We...More

Reviewed 6 days ago

A very unusual museum with the exhibits actual human bodies, from those who have donated their bodies for scientific research. The exhibits showing the workings of our human body, it really is an incredible insight to how our bodies work. Well worth a visit.More

Thank Cjay407
Mike B, Guest Relations Manager at Body Worlds, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Dear Cjay407, It is a pleasure for us to read that you enjoyed the visit to Body Worlds. Thank you for sharing your great experience with us. Indeed, the selfless donations from the donors allow us to gain unique insights into human bodies. We agree...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Very interesting exposition. It's absolutely not scary. It gives you a great insight of the human body.More

Thank Lotfi M
Mike B, Guest Relations Manager at Body Worlds, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Dear Lotfi M, Thank you for giving us the highest score possible and for such a positive review. We are glad to read you found it very interesting and that it was not scary for you. We hope you enjoyed as well the rest of...More

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Tanya S
October 5, 2017|
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Response from jdcdnorthwales | Reviewed this property |
Approximately 2 hours fantastic exhibition
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Saeed A
August 27, 2017|
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Response from Cheryl S | Reviewed this property |
yes it's real human bodies donated for this exhibition
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Saeed A
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Response from jay04kay | Reviewed this property |
Yes...preserved in resin!
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