Frisian Nature Museum -
Photo: © Natuurmuseum Fryslan

Frisian Nature Museum

Ever wanted to walk across the bottom of a water-filled ditch? At the Frisian Nature Museum, you can actually do this, and so many other exciting activities. The Frisian Nature Museum has three floors of information, unusual plants and animals, assignments, experiments, games and other surprises - all just waiting to be discovered!

  • Elected ‘Best Kidsproof museum’ and ‘Best outing in Friesland’ in 2016.
  • Suitable for young and old.
  • One of the highlights: walk across the bottom of a ditch and discover the ‘UnderWaterSafari’.
Schoenmakersperk 2
8911EM Leeuwarden
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This educational attraction starts above water in a fisherman's hut and takes you along under water. From the sweet water in ponds and ditches, you will travel to the salt water of the Wadden Sea. The best part is that your feet will remain dry! Along the way, you will discover some 300 different kinds of plants and animals and track the “Big Five” of Holland's underwater life: seal, porpoise, otter, catfish, and beaver.

Darwin’s Attic       

At Darwin's Attic (Darwin’s zolder in Dutch) visitors can discover Darwin's theory of evolution. He built on his predecessors' ideas. Time is devoted to theories that led to the theory of evolution, as well as the risks associated with a broad interpretation of it. 

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