Hash, Marihuana & Hemp Museum in Amsterdam
The Hash, Marihuana & Hemp Museum is a museum located in De Wallen, Amsterdam, Netherlands. According to the museum, nearly a million visitors have visited the exhibition since it opened in 1987. Dedicated to cannabis and its many uses, the museum offers visitors information about the historical and modern uses of cannabis for medicinal, religious and cultural purposes. The museum also focuses on how hemp can be used for agricultural and industrial purposes, even including clothing accessories and cosmetic products made from hemp fiber in their gift shop.
According to Frommer's, the Hash, Marihuana & Hemp Museum is located at Oudezijds Achterburgwal 148, open daily from 10am–11pm, and costs €9 ($11.50) per adult (children under 13 are free when accompanied by an adult).
The museum includes a live cannabis garden in various stages of growth, The museum also contains artwork, including David Teniers the Younger's painting, Hemp-Smoking Peasants in a Smoke House (1660). Similarly, author Rick Steves wrote that the museum was informative, but "small and somewhat overpriced, educational but not very entertaining".
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