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Electric Ladyland Fluorescent Museum, Netherlands

From series “15 Unofficial Man-Made Wonders of the World”
Year: 1999.

In Amsterdam, travelers will have an opportunity to visit the surreal Electric Ladyland Museum, the world's only museum of the fluorescence, which strikes with colors and incredible exhibits. The founder of the museum is the unusual local resident Nick Padalino. He decided to name his museum after the last album of Jimi Hendrix. The museum is a wonderful gallery with a collection of rocks and minerals of the most incredible shapes and sizes. Artistic lighting makes forms really unusual. Thanks to light common gray stones are painted in a rainbow of colors.

Electric Ladyland Fluorescent Museum, Netherlands The opening of the museum took place in 1999. The ground floor houses an amazing gallery with paintings that glow in the dark. Visitors have an opportunity to buy any exhibit they like and carry a piece of the unique museum home. In addition to static installations, the collection of natural minerals that glow in the dark is worth noting. All those mineral were brought by the owner of the museum from different parts of the world.

In recent years, the museum's collection replenished with a variety of unusual sculptures. The layout of the Earth and a huge statue of Shiva are among the most impressive ones. Visit to the amazing museum in Amsterdam promises to be not only memorable, but also very informative event. Guests will learn about using fluorescence in contemporary art, industry and even marketing. They will understand how the thinnest ray of light is able to turn even an ordinary gray stone into a priceless piece of art. Next - Alcatraz Museum


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ATM bankomat: 'ABN AMRO Bank N.v.' located in 0.26 km ( check the route on the map).
Car rental office: 'MoreRentalCars.com' is located in 1.06 km ( on the map).
Fuel station: 'Victoria&Ewout' in 0.62 km
Supermarket: 'PERZISCH HUIS' in 0.27 km
Parking: 'La Bicicleta' in 0.27 km
Apotheek: 'Mediq Apotheek Het Witte Kruis' in 0.31 km
Police station: 'Politie Amsterdam-Amstelland' in 0.81 km
Cafe/restaurant: 'Restaurant Semhar' in 0.08 km
Railway station: 'Amsterdam Centraal' in 1.52 km

Nearest airports:
 »  Schiphol Airport AMS - in 10 km
 »  Soesterberg Airport UTC - in 38 km
 »  Lelystad Airport LEY - in 44 km
 »  Rotterdam Airport RTM - in 55 km
 »  De Kooy Airport DHR - in 61 km
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Top destination around Electric Ladyland Fluorescent Museum - Amsterdam

Madame Tussaud's Wax Museum. Madame Tussaud's Wax Museum is located in a fantastic building in the centre of Amsterdam. The museum has four stores; one of them is completely devoted to the history of Amsterdam. This is the place where visitors will be able to see skilfully made wax figures of various European celebrities, sportsmen, culture figures and members of royal families. There is a hall with wax figures of Hollywood stars and another one with figures of well-known persons, such as Gandhi or Einstein. If you want to have a chance to stand really close to your idol, this museum is something you must visit! By the way, don't forget to take a photo camera with you, as you will surely make many funny photos.

The Railway station building. The railway station building of Amsterdam was built in 1889. Initially, it was used as a station for the transportations of goods. The station was projected by a well-known architect Pierre Cuypers, who also planned the building of the Rijksmuseum. The foundation consists of 8 687 wooden posts, because the building is located in a very damp place. The original construction of the building was constantly changed because of a fast growing quantity of transport. Not long ago the front of the station was restored, and today everyone can enjoy its beauty and magnificence.
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