Hash, Marihuana and Hemp Museum
How to get there
For getting to the Hash, Marihuana & Hemp Museum, you could either take a metro or a tram. For tram, take number 4, 9, 16, 24 or 25 to Dam Square. Along the Daamstraat, reach the second canal and turn left without crossing the bridge. The Museum will be 15 minutes down the canal. For metro, take number 51, 53 or 54 towards Nieuwemarket and exit from Nieuwe Hoogstraat. From
Latitude / Longitude: 52.37174, 4.89698
Our Locals' Tip: It's a good idea to get the book as it has a detailed description about all the exhibits at the museum.
Amsterdam is known for having a soft corner towards drugs. That makes it only obvious to have a museum dedicated to this controversial aspect of society. The Hash, Marihuana & Hemp Museum, in particular, attracts many curious visitors from around the world. Established in 1985 in the famous red light district of Amsterdam, the Hash, Marihuana & Hemp Museum is a tribute to the history, collection and preparation of soft drugs.
The Hash, Marihuana & Hemp Museum offers visitors an insight into the history that precedes the modern recreation-drug of today. It also showcases the different uses that cannabis and hemp served in earlier times such as various medicinal, cultural and religious purposes. Through the ages, cannabis and hemp have become one of the most versatile and renewable resources ever known to mankind. The museum shows its commercial viability for the future through photographs, films, documentaries and paintings.
Monday - Sunday: 10:00am - 11:00pm
Best For Whom:
- Mature Travellers
Best For What:
- Cultural Experience
- The Local Experience
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