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Hash Marihuana Hemp Museum, The Netherlands

From series “Strange, Weird and Unusual Museums Amusing its Visitors”
Year: 1991.

The guests of Amsterdam have a unique opportunity to visit the Museum of Marijuana. Such a facility can hardly be imagined in any other city in the world. The museum was opened in 1991. Its founder was Ben Dronkers, for whom the breeding of hemp became the life-work. Visitors to the museum will learn that hemp is one of the oldest grasses on the planet, which has long been applied.

Hash Marihuana Hemp Museum, The Netherlands The hemp was used for cooking, from this grass the remedies were made of many diseases and even fabric and paper. The large collection of exhibits illustrates this remarkable fact: in the museum one can see the old medical books and recipes, the beautiful clothes and even the old Heupräparate. Part of the exposure is dedicated to 'the smoke side of the question'. Here is a rich collection of old pipes, shisha and other smoking accessories presented.

Some museum rooms are dedicated to breeding the exhibits - here the various hemp varieties cultivated by the museum staff grow. Since 2003, the large and constantly updated collection of exhibits has been located in the new building, not far from Dam Square. Today, the museum's guests can see more than 6,000 unique exhibits. Although the theme of the museum is quite contradictory and controversial, the numerous tourists have been receiving it for several years. It must be borne in mind that the children under 13 years of age can visit the museum of marijuana free of charge, but only accompanied by adults. Next - Museum of Dead Souls

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ATM bankomat: 'Staal Bankiers Bijenkorf' located in 0.26 km ( check the route on the map).
Car rental office: ' - Coming soon!' is located in 0.65 km ( on the map).
Fuel station: 'Texaco' in 1.37 km
Supermarket: 'SH Supermarkt' in 0.03 km
Parking: 'Parking Krasnapolsky' in 0.19 km
Apotheek: 'CBD DISPENSARY' in 0.09 km
Police station: 'Politie Amsterdam-Amstelland' in 0.32 km
Cafe/restaurant: 'CoffeeCompany' in 0.02 km
Railway station: 'Nieuwmarkt, Amsterdam' in 0.29 km

Nearest airports:
 »  Schiphol Airport AMS - in 11 km
 »  Soesterberg Airport UTC - in 37 km
 »  Valkenburg Airport LID - in 39 km
 »  Lelystad Airport LEY - in 43 km
 »  Rotterdam Airport RTM - in 55 km
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Top destination around Hash Marihuana Hemp Museum - Amsterdam

Travellers, who are interested not only in sightseeing, but also in tasting local cuisine, should not limit themselves to eating in restaurants only. Pannenkoeken have become one of gastronomic symbols of the Netherlands. These delicious pancakes are served with different fillings and are distinguished not only by an original way of cooking, but also by quite an unusual way of serving. Experienced foodies know that the best place to taste this national dish is to visit The Pancake Bakery that is located not far away from the Anne Frank Museum. Here visitors can choose from 70 different types of the popular national dish. The bakery will also please with its affordable prices.

Red Light District has been known as one of the most famous symbols of Amsterdam. Besides sex shops and various entertaining venues, the area has some interesting landmarks. One of the most extravagant monuments in the city is also located here. This is a bronze relief depicting a hand caressing a female breast. The monument is installed right in the ground and that makes it even more unusual. There are many legends connected with that monument. It is believed that it is particularly beneficial for men as those men who touch it are guaranteed to have male power and rich sexual life.
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