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 at the ARTIS parking facility.

Visiting address

Plantage Kerklaan 38-40
1018 CZ Amsterdam

Directions by public transport 

Tram: Tram 14 (Amsterdam Centraal - Flevopark) stops at the ARTIS, close to the main entrance. Trams 7 (Slotermeer - Azartplein) and 19 (Station Sloterdijk - Diemen Sniep) stop at Alexanderplein, a ten-minute walk from the main entrance.

Metro: The nearest metro station is Waterlooplein. Metros 51, 53 and 54 stop here from Amsterdam Centraal. From the station, it is a ten-minute walk to ARTIS. 

Bus: Buses 22 and 43 run from Amsterdam Centraal to Kadijksplein. From there it is a six-minute walk to ARTIS. 

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 meters away from the entrance to Micropia. A number of handicapped parking spaces are available. There are also six electric car charging spots. These can also be found in regular parking spots, two of which can be found opposite the Plantage.

Parking fees 8.30 am until 0.00 am
Members € 13,50
Non-members € 16,00

Parking tickets are available at the ARTIS 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

€ 6.30 per hour, to be paid at the parking ticket machine at the entrance to the parking facility.