Hash, Marihuana & Hemp Museum

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For under 9€ you can learn all there is to know about hash, marijuana & hemp at the Hash, Marihuana & Hemp Museum in Amsterdam. Appropriately located in the Red Light District, this little museum is actually a combination of two buildings; a museum of all things hemp and a gallery of all things hemp. At only 32 years old, this museum combo is already the oldest of its kind.ams-img_2153

Cannabis sativa is commonly known as hemp or marijuana. The museum goes into detail about all the historical, cultural, medicinal, industrial and recreational uses of these cannabis crops.

Fun fact: there is a lot of confusion regarding the difference between hemp and marijuana but at a biological level, all marijuana is technically hemp. You have the family Cannabaceae (hemp family), the genus Cannabis L. (hemp), and the species Cannabis Sativa L. (marijuana).1 Within the Cannabis Sativa L…

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