Directions & parking

Micropia is located on Artisplein (Artis Square), in the centre of Amsterdam, and is easily accessible by public transport. If you are coming by car, you can park on the ARTIS parking facility.

Visiting address

Plantage Kerklaan 38-40
1018 CZ Amsterdam

Directions by public transport 

Tram 14 from Amsterdam Central Station stops at ARTIS Amsterdam Royal Zoo. Tram 7 and 19 also stops a short walk away from ARTIS. The nearest metro station is Waterlooplein. ARTIS is a 10-minute walk from there. For door-to-door travel recommendations, see


ARTIS-Amsterdam Royal Zoo has its own parking facility. Micropia visitors can take advantage of discount parking fees. The parking facility is only 150 m away from the entrance to Micropia. A number of handicapped parking spaces are available. There are no charging stations for electrical cars available at this parking facility. Two charging stations can be found in the regular parking area on the street, for instance across the restaurant the Plantage.

Parking fees 8.30 am until 0.00 am
Members € 12,50
Non-members € 15,00

Parking tickets are available at the ticket window, the parking ticket machine at the main entrance, or in the ARTIS shop, upon presentation of your admission ticket.

Parking fees, other users

€ 4.00 per hour, to be paid at the parking ticket machine at the entrance to the parking facility.