Photo: © Fred Ernst via Maritiem Museum Rotterdam

The best museums for children

Are you vacationing in Holland with your children and do you want to enjoy a special outing? Visit a museum! Children will never be bored in any of the many child-friendly museums in Holland. There is something interesting for every age and preference. The Nijntje Museum is perfect for the very smallest children, for instance. Experience Holland’s rich history at the Maritime Museum, or explore space at the Space Expo.

Visit a nature museum with children

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Learn to love the little things in life at Micropia, the Amsterdam museum dedicated to microbes.

The Frisian Nature Museum will put you to work - by the end of the day, you will know everything about the nature in the province of Friesland.

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A unique journey through the human body with a tour and exhibition explaining how our bodies work and how the differ-ent organs relate to each other.

Dinos, the ice age, life on earth: learn all about biodiversity and nature at Naturalis in Leiden.

Get to know the world of water like you never did before.

Visit a culture museum with children

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Museum Speelklok

The most musical museum of the world.

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The Miffy Museum

The Miffy Museum enables young children to discover their world while they play.

Visit the Witches Weighhouse and discover the witch in your family!

Celebrities are waiting for you in Amsterdam.

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The Tropenmuseum

Discover cultures in one of Amsterdam’s most beautiful buildings.

Visit a history museum with children

Come along and travel through time by steam tram and boat!

Learn all about poldering, dike building, and the creation of a completey new province: Flevoland.

The Open Air Museum brings Dutch history back to life.

The Railway Museum in Utrecht is a popular attraction dedicated to preserving historical equipment from the Dutch national railway.

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Where the life of old by the Zuiderzee is brought back to life.

Dive into the maritime history of Holland.

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Zeeland’ maritime museum.

Discover how much Holland owes to the sea.

Visit a science and technology museum with children

Discover how this inspiring and fully versatile event space can be the backdrop for your next event showcasing how the evolution of the automobile lead the way in technology and design.

Space Expo: an educational look at the world of space exploration.

Count the stars in Utrecht—literally. At Sonnenborgh Museum & Observatory, you can learn all about astronomy and view the heavens through five telescopes.

Discover all there is to know about science and technology.

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Watch, listen, read and experiment at the science museum.

Great fun for a family day out in Holland.

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