There is nothing quite as mesmerising as transporting yourself into other worlds without travelling long distances. In Amsterdam, you’ll find an impressive array of immersive experiences that’ll allow you to experience music like never before, shrink in size, enter the metaverse, and even travel back in time, all with technology. So, if you’re looking to immerse yourself in another world, here are 10 immersive experiences in Amsterdam you need to try at least once in your life.
1. Fabrique des Lumières
See art come to life in the Netherlands’ largest digital art centre, Fabrique des Lumières. With life-like projections of your favourite artistic masterpieces on 17-meter walls, immerse yourself in the exhibition’s modern and classic artworks from around the world. The advanced light, video, and sound technology will make you feel like you are living inside a painting.
2. Candlelight Concerts
You’ve heard music, but you’ve never heard music like this in your life. Imagine yourself surrounded by thousands of candles in some of Amsterdam’s most iconic venues and classically trained musicians playing your favourite songs. Candlelight concerts provide an out-of-this-world musical experience that’s hard to find. This is a must-do at least once in your life! — If you are sceptical about whether this experience is for you, check out these 7 reasons that will surely convince you!
3. Nxt Museum
If you’re looking to explore the metaverse, head to the thought-provoking . In this cutting-edge Museummuseum, you can immerse yourself in a world of technology, science, and creativity. Explore art’s endless possibilities while you stimulate your senses and explore captivating exhibits.
4. The Upside Down
Turn your world on its head at The Upside Down. At this quirky place, you can immerse yourself in modern art, dive into a giant ball pit, enter an infinite world below sea level and more! Part museum, part nightclub, part psychedelic trip to an alternate dimension – there’s nothing else like it! Don’t forget to bring your camera and see how reality is distorted in front of you.
Have you ever wondered about the hidden world of microorganisms around us? Micropia is a one-of-a-kind immersive experience that uses cutting-edge technology and interactive displays to reveal the wonders of the microbial universe. Explore the fascinating relationship between humans and microorganisms, witness life at the microscopic level, and gain a deeper understanding of the vital role they play in our lives.
6. Vincent Meets Rembrandt
What if two iconic Dutch artists from different eras met and collaborated on a masterpiece? Vincent Meets Rembrandt brings this imaginative concept to life. Through the magic of multimedia installations, you’ll travel back in time to witness an imagined encounter between Vincent Van Gogh and Rembrandt van Rijn. Experience their artistic vision intertwining, and learn about their distinct styles and creative processes that shaped their iconic artwork.
Prepare to step into a world of enchantment at WONDR. This art installation takes you on a multi-sensory journey through imaginative rooms, each offering a distinct theme and aesthetic. From shimmering disco balls and vibrant neon lights to oversized teddy bears, every corner of WONDR is a visual feast. — And if you want to refresh, check out their Pink Beach for an Instagram-worthy summer!
How do our brains perceive the world around us? AMAZE is an audiovisual immersive experience that invites you to challenge your senses and explore human perception’s fascinating complexities. Through a series of 7 separate stages, you will embark on a journey from head tostimulates all the senses and takes you to a deeper level of consciousness.