The oldest zoo in the Netherlands is located in the heart of Amsterdam. Nature, culture, and heritage have converged here since 1838. What started as a garden with a pond has been transformed into the oldest and most famous zoo in the Netherlands. At ARTIS, you can admire a wide variety of animal species and gain new experiences. Visit the unique and innovative museum Micropia, which offers a fascinating glimpse into the world of microbes. If you feel like a coffee, a snack, lunch, or a drink, ARTIS has plenty of restaurants and terraces.