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I've found NEMO!

By TrevBatWCC    
After a bit of Sunday Silliness, it's back to Amsterdam. Getting towards the end of the boat trip, we exited the canal system into Oosterdok and past this large structure. This boat shaped building is the NEMO Science Museum, and its origins date back to 1923. The current building was designed by Renzo Piano in 1997 and contains five floors of hands-on science exhibitions. It's the largest science centre in the Netherlands.
On my first holiday to the Netherlands when I stayed in Amsterdam, though I didn't visit inside the museum, I did go up onto the Rooftop Square of the building, which is accessed by the steep walkway from ground level. This roof terrace is freely accessible for everyone, offering great views all around Oosterdok, and is well worth the climb up there. The version is a crop of the lead image, and shows a closer view of the rooftop area.

Many thanks to Isabel for her User Award on my previous upload Yarn bombed! , most appreciated Smile

Raw images processed in Adobe Camera Raw, tweaked in Nik Collection's Viveza 2 and Photoshop Elements 14.

Thanks again to everyone for your votes & comments on my previous uploads, it really is appreciated and encouraging Smile

Trev Smile

Tags: Netherlands Architecture Nemo Amsterdam Boat trip Science museum Oosterdok

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15 May 2018 11:46AM
an intriguing structure Trev the version wins for me today good detail


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cats_123 Plus
16 5.0k 30 Northern Ireland
15 May 2018 12:01PM
Next time we're there...😁
Chinga Plus
9 3 2 United Kingdom
15 May 2018 12:01PM
Beautiful architecture spotted Trev. Good image...
Isabel GrinGrin
15 May 2018 1:07PM
a remarkable architectural exploit and location for a science museum
Mollycat Plus
6 21 2 United Kingdom
15 May 2018 1:14PM
What a fascinating building Trev, and two superb captures. Think I would need a lift to get to the top though.
15 May 2018 1:28PM
Amazing structure , excellent captures & narrative Trev
15 May 2018 1:56PM
Excellent images
Fefe Plus
8 41 31 United Kingdom
15 May 2018 2:33PM
With my knee?............Tongue
Terrific detail TrevGrin
Maiwand 13 3 73 England
15 May 2018 3:38PM
Well spotted Trev. Enjoyed the narrative.
SlowSong Plus
11 8.9k 30 England
15 May 2018 5:15PM
Love the close up version. I wonder what it was like inside.
15 May 2018 8:58PM
A really wonderful building, superbly captured and so much detail, Trev.
A place I'd love to visit.

RonnieAG Plus
10 154 119 Scotland
16 May 2018 5:18AM
What an original bit of architecture, Trev, and impressive it is: reminds me of the prow of a large ship.
The version does allow a closer look at all the detail.
bliba Plus
14 2 Austria
16 May 2018 8:50AM
very well spotted
Irishkate Plus
9 42 118 United Kingdom
16 May 2018 10:52AM
My goodness there is so much more to Amsterdam than I eve knew.
Fantastic building.
Kate Grin
Sue_R 14 11 6 United Kingdom
16 May 2018 1:56PM
Wow! Impressive building and what a great place to moor up. Loads of detail in this. I particularly like the closer crop.

Sue Smile
Super duo , Trev, particularly like the enlarged version, especially when viewed large - incredible detail.

Savvas511 3 158 Cyprus
22 May 2018 1:08PM
WOW me too ,,, Check out my >>> look what I found .... upload
great image Trev


RLF Plus
10 18 4 United Kingdom
23 May 2018 8:25AM
Fantastic architectureTongue

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