Children: Days Out For Kids

Boerderij Meerzicht
Pancake house situated in the middle of the Amsterdamse Bos. Serves drinks, Dutch pancakes, pastries, icecream and rolls. Open Friday to Sunday 1-:00-18:00 in winter and 10:00-19:00 Tuesday to Sunday in summer. At Koenenkade 56, 1081 KG Amsterdam.
Sportfondsenbad Oost
Water amusement park for children. Restaurant, slides and sauna beds available. Fronemanstraat 3, 1093 KT Amsterdam.
Geitenboerderij De Ridammer Hoeve
The farm consists of a goat farm, a dairy, a petting zoo, a playground, a poultry farm and a farm shop. Activities for children and possibilities to feed the animals. At Nieuwe Meerlaan 4, 1182 DB Amstelveen.
Large bird park. At Hotel Rederij Avifauna, Hoorn 65, 2404 HG Alphen aan den Rijn.
Discount Amsterdam
Visitors have the opportunity to save 20% on certain Amsterdam attractions with a voucher that can be printed off the website and saved.
Circus Elleboog
Youth circus based in Amsterdam. Circus clubs and workshops for children from the age of 4 and adults up to the age of 22. Circus theatres and workshops for businesses. At Passeerdersgracht 32, 1018 XH Amsterdam.
TunFun Speelpark
Indoor playground for children aged 1 to 12 years. Childrens disco, slides, ball pools, inflatable Amsterdam street jump cushion, trampolines and indoor football ground. Open 10:00-18:00 daily. Also hosts birthdays. Mr. Visserplein 7, 1011 RD Amsterdam
De Efteling
Amusement park with variety of rides, golf course, theatre, hotel and meeting rooms. Open from 10:00-18:00 daily from 1 April until 31 October. At Europalaan 1, 5170 AA Kaatsheuvel.
Natural history museum with library, nature information centre, picture library and photo gallery. At Darwinweg 2, 2333 CR Leiden.
t Brinkie
Petting zoo with various animals, childrens playground and an educational room. Activites for children each afternoon. At Meerkerkdreef 27, 1106 GZ Amsterdam.
Science Centre NEMO
The largest science centre in the Netherlands. Five floors of interactive science and technology exhibits and roof terrace. Open Tuesday to Sunday 10:00-17:00. At Oosterdok 2, 1011 VX Amsterdam.
Dutch Excursions
Specialist in tours and theme excursions throughout the Netherlands. Special programmes for children.
De Bijlmerweide
Large animal farm for children. Enclosed is a fenced off playground and picnic area. Open Tuesday to Sunday 08:30-17:00. Closed on Monday. At Provincialeweg 46a, 1103 SB Amsterdam Zuid-Oost.
Flowers and gardens on display. Open from 08:00-19:30 during the Spring season. At Stationsweg 166a, 2161 AM Lisse.
De Dierenpijp
Petting zoo for children. Animals are safe to let loose with the children. Activities for children of all ages. At Lizzy Ansinghstraat 82, 1007 EG Amsterdam.
Paintball Jungle
Hollands largest paintball park on the outskirts of Amsterdam. Student discounts. Regular themed events. Open daily all year round. Advance booking required. Minimum age to play is 12 years. At Bolstoen 34, 1046 AV Amsterdam.
Burgers’ Zoo
Animal zoo with wild, bush, safari, desert, ocean and forest animals. Located at Antoon van Hooffplein 1, 6816 SH Arnhem.
Climbing gym with professional instructors, a 21m high wall, a climbing surface of over 2300 m2 and a boulder area of 250 m2. Hall is available for groups outside normal opening hours. Suitable for adults and children. At Naritaweg 48, 1043 BZ Amsterdam.
Water museum
Learn all about fresh water. Learn the cycles and effects of fresh water. Open Tuesday-Sunday from 10:00-17:00. At Zijpendaalseweg 26-28, 6814 CL Arnhem.
Netherlands Railway Museum
Events activities for children. Train rides and demonstrations Open Tuesday to Sunday 10:00-17:00 and Mondays during school holidays. At Maliebaanstation, NL-3581 XW Utrecht.
Milieucentrum Amsterdam
A parc for children that has guided tours to teachchildren about the environment and why it is so important to not leave litter. At Plantage Middenlaan 2 G, 1018 DD Amsterdam.
Hourly shows using a powerful projector to reproduce the night sky and the changing position of the planets. Adult and childrens programmes shown alternately. Interactive exhibits and educational computer games. At Plantage Kerklaan 40, Amsterdam.
Apenheul Primate Park
Monkey and ape zoo with other animals such as macaws, capybaras, otters and tortoises. Open 31 March until 1 November daily 09:30-17:00 and July and August daily 09:30-18:00. At J.C. Wilslaan 21-31 (Park Berg en Bos), 7313 HK Apeldoorn.
De Uylenburg
Rembrandtpark petting zoo. Farm animals and natural park with easy access to picnic tables. At Staalmeesterslaan 420, 1057 PH Amsterdam.
Dolphinarium located Strandboulevard Oost 1, 3841 AB Harderwijk.
Artis-Royal Zoo
The oldest zoo in the Netherlands with over 700 species of animals and planetarium. Open every day of the year 09:00-17:00. At Plantage Kerklaan 38-40, 1018 CZ Amsterdam.
Kinderkook Kafe
Cafe where the food is cooked and served by children. Advance reservations (at least 1 month) essential for both eating and for children who want to cook. Open Monday to Friday 13:00-17:00. At Oudezijds Achterburgwal 193, Amsterdam.
Hortus Botanicus
Botanical gardens Amsterdam. At Plantage Middenlaan 2a, 1018 DD Amsterdam.