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Family trip to Amsterdam with children. Ideas on where to go with your child

Amsterdam Amsterdam is one of the best destinations among European cities for travelers with kids. Pleasant surprises and interesting entertainment await visitors simply everywhere, starting from the airport. There is a wonderful play zone for children right in the building of Schiphol Airport. The play zone is called Kids’ Forest, and it includes several interesting attractions for children of all ages. There is also a special zone for travelers with kids in the airport, where visitors can feed and change clothes of their children.
While speaking about cultural attractions of Amsterdam, it is surely worth noting numerous medieval architectural monuments. Munttoren medieval tower is, definitely, one of the most notable … Open
Artis Royal Zoo remains one of the most frequently visited landmarks of Amsterdam. The zoo is one of the largest and oldest in whole Europe. Founded yet in 1838, today the zoo occupies a large territory and is distinguished by beautiful design. The zoo has become home to more than 700 species of different animals. Travellers will also find numerous exotic plants that were brought to the zoo from different parts of the world. Some open air cages are free to visit, so small guests of the zoo can see animals closer or even touch them. Besides that, there are a marvelous aquarium, terrarium and even an insectarium in Artis Royal Zoo, so a walk in this wonderful place will never be boring.
Older kids will enjoy NEMO Museum. The main purpose of this interesting and unusual place is to show kids and teenagers that science can be very entertaining and fascinating. Visitors of the museum can be witnesses and even participants of numerous interesting tests. In this museum they will learn the basics of chemistry, watch the process of water purification and even learn a lot about one of the newest sciences – genetics. Copyright
Cycling around the city remains one of the main entertainments, which is very popular among tourists. Virtually every part of the city has a special bicycle area, so you can easily rent this … Open
A visit to Kinderkookkafe will become an unforgettable adventure for children, who are keen on culinary. Here they can try on a real chef’s hat and robe, and try to cook various interesting dishes under the guidance of a professional chef. The choice of dishes is really wide and young cooks can learn to make sandwiches, pizza, croissants and even home-made cookies.
Royal Palace, Amsterdam Efteling Park remains one of the most popular places for walking and rest in fresh air during warm months in Amsterdam. The wonderful park is considered a country level landmark. Founded in 1952, the park was initially named Magic Forest because of fantastic, skillfully made wooden sculptures that depict characters of various famous fairy tales. The park was growing with time and new interesting attractions were added to it. Nowadays, visitors can see cozy gingerbread houses, singing mushrooms and many other interesting play zones that will amaze and entertain children.
1. Smoking in public places is prohibited in Amsterdam. You will have to forget even about usual nicotine cigarettes to meet this social rule. 2. Visitors are advised not to overeat cakes … Open
Amsterdam Tropical Museum is another wonderful and unusual place perfect for family rest. This museum is located in one of the most beautiful historic buildings of Amsterdam. Here visitors are able to see various entertaining performances, the main idea of which is to help guests learn more about culture and traditions of different nations from all over the world. During such performances visitors of the museum will have an opportunity to get acquainted with magnificent temples and palaces located in remote countries, make a virtual walk on colorful oriental bazaars or charming narrow streets of old cities. Performances of the Tropical Museum are made primarily for children of all ages and take place there every week.
Concertgebouw Amsterdam When it’s raining outside, spend a day in TunFun Speelpark that was organized in an old tunnel. This awesome family park features numerous play grounds with spring boards, trampolines and rides. There are special areas with attractions for small children, so kids of all ages will be happy to visit this park. Moreover, TunFun regularly hosts various master classes for kids, and parents are welcome in a cozy café. The park is made in modern urban style that makes it look quite unusual.
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Amusement parks near Amsterdam
♥   Amusement park 'Amsterdam Dungeon' Amsterdam, 0.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Oud Valkeveen' Naarden, 21.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Duinrell' Wassenaar, 43 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Sprookjeswonderland' Enkhuizen, 46.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Madurodam' Den Haag, 50.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all aquaparks
Water attractions around Amsterdam
♥   Water park 'Tikibad' Wassenaar, 43 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'Dutch Water Dreams' Zoetermeer, 44.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'WipeOut Zoelen' , 61.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'Splash' hellevoetsluis, 81.4 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'Splesj' Hoeven, 91.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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Aquariums in Amsterdam and nearby
♥   Aquarium 'Dolfinarium Harderwijk' , 49.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Aquarium 'Sea Life Centre' Scheveningen, 50.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Aquarium 'Diergaarde Blijdorp' , 58.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Aquarium 'Burgers Zoo' Arnhem, 79.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Aquarium 'Aqua Zoo Friesland' , 115 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all zoos
Zoos and gardens in/near Amsterdam
♥   Zoo 'Artis' Amsterdam, 1.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Zoo 'Vogelpark Avifauna' Alphen aan den Rijn, 30.7 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Zoo 'Dierenpark & reptielenhuis de Oliemeulen' Tilburg, 39.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Zoo 'Dolfinarium Harderwijk' Harderwijk, 49.2 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Zoo 'ReptielenZOO SERPO' Delft, 52.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
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Guide to sightseeing and entertainment for children in Amsterdam - parks, attractions, museums, zoos, water-parks. All fascinating and educational sites of Amsterdam, which are must visit and see for your child. Find out the best discovery routes and places for kids (local theaters, exhibitions and museums), where you can spend quality time together. Amsterdam for families with children. - online travel reservation expert providing reliable car rental and hotel booking services. We feature more than 25.000 destinations with 12.000 rental offices and 200.000 hotels worldwide.
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