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body Worlds

The absolute must-see exhibition in Amsterdam

At the Damrak in the center of Amsterdam is perhaps the most remarkable exhibition of our country to visit: body Worlds. This show about the human body is unique in the world. The reason is that use is made of real human specimens. In this way, all visitors a unique insight into the capabilities and functioning of our body. Realistic than this will not be it!

Body Worlds Amsterdam

The exhibition is permanently based in Amsterdam and consists of a series of exhibitions which tell us more about the possibilities and impossibilities of our body. The current exhibition allows visitors to see how happiness affects our body. Everyone feels sometimes happy, but nobody knows exactly what effect this has on our bodies. The exhibition shows this in an unbeatable effectively. After visiting Body World you will never in the same way to your body and watching others.

you set your body available to Body Worlds?

As indicated earlier, the exhibition of its kind using real human specimens. The big question is how the exhibition comes to these bodies. Body World is the only exhibition in the world that is connected directly to a donor program. People can indicate their donor card if they want to make their bodies available to purposes such as Body Worlds. In this way, these people can make a contribution to science while educating large groups of people.

Entertainment and education in Body Worlds

Visit Body Worlds is primarily a special experience. The atmosphere of the exhibition is unique in its kind. This alone is reason enough to visit once Damrak 66, where the exhibition is located. It is also a unique opportunity to get to know lifelike manner with the body and its operation. Much we can learn from books and animations, but what could be more effective than what's visible with real bodies.

controversial success

Even before the exhibition opened its doors there was much talk of Body Worlds. There was also much criticism of the exhibition, due to the display of real bodies. This was controversial and very grim for many. We are now a few years later and the exhibition has proved a resounding success.

Worldwide, more than 40 million visitors visited the exhibition and the reviews and reactions are almost all positive. The criticism has died down and the absolute value is also now recognized by the critics. It is therefore highly recommended to visit Body Worlds and meet in a unique way with our bodies. The exhibition is beautifully designed, with mainly the respect for the human body is immediately visible. A perfect combination of entertainment and education. Visit quickly and get to know the more than 200 preparations are waiting for you.

Accessibility Body Worlds

The exhibition is generally accessible for the disabled. However, the building has several floors which used to be made of the elevator. By the age of the building's basement, where a small part of the exhibition is housed, unfortunately not accessible by elevator.

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