This winter, visitors to Amsterdam EXPO will go on a fascinating journey through prehistoric times. From November 27, the largest travelling exhibition ever created about the Ice Age, Giants of the Ice Age, is open to the public. The exhibition will be on display for only three months, until 1 March 2015.
Giants of the Ice Age stimulates all the senses. Visitors will come face to face with the largest mammals that lived during the Ice Age, such as the mammoth, the sabre tooth cat, the giant deer, the woolly rhinoceros and the cave bear.
In addition, visitors will discover the fascinating world of the Neanderthals during the Ice Age, 30,000 years ago. What do we currently know about that world? Which plants and animals existed back then? How did the Neanderthals live? The Neanderthal exhibits will present hunting scenes, tools and the mysteries surrounding the world’s oldest artistic expressions, the European cave and rock paintings.
Giants of the Ice Age was developed in cooperation with the German Neanderthal Museum and other European institutions and presents the latest scientific insights into the Ice Age by showcasing many original objects, some of wh ich have never been exhibited before.
Giants of the Ice Age will be open to the public from Thursday 27 November 2014. Amsterdam EXPO is located at Gustav Mahlerlaan 24 in Amsterdam, next to Amsterdam Zuid station. The exhibition is open daily from 9:00 to 18:00, and until 21:00 on Friday.
You can buy your ticket at www.amsterdamexpo.nl. Regular tickets are available at prices starting from €16 (excluding reservation fees).