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

There are many beautiful and interesting places in Delft, which will be liked by travelers with kids. Fans of outdoor activities traditionally enjoy visiting Beestenmarkt Square. The square is a very interesting place regardless of the time of the year. There are many charming cafes near it, and many have tables installed on open air terraces. In summer, children will be excited to make a boat ride on the canal, and in winter a popular skating rink is open on Beestenmarkt Square. Besides that, during many years the square has been a popular venue for various street concerts and performances, so it’s always possible to relax and have some good time there.
De Vlaming Delft is a miniature hotel, a stay at which will leave many warm memories for couples. The surrounding medieval setting with unique ancient buildings and picturesque landscapes … Open
Escape quests, which have become quite popular in recent years, are sought after in Delft as well. A visit to such a quest room will be interesting for travelers with school kids. Escape Challenge is considered one of the most popular rooms of such type. During a stay there, visitors will have to solve many complicated puzzles. How to open a safe, find an exit out of a room and discover thoroughly hidden items – unforgettable memories and excitement of the whole family are guaranteed.
When you want to walk with children in a picturesque forest or make an open air picnic, head to Delftse Hout Park. This park is very beautiful and well-groomed, and the presence of amazing decorations makes this place a truly wondrous one. There are marvelously charming relaxation zones with tables and benches among trees and bushes, and in summer lounge chairs are set directly on a green lawn. Visitors of the park can always make a walk on the riverside, while travelers with teenagers are welcome to make a bicycle ride in the park and see the historic landmarks located in its territory. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
Delft isn't rich in huge shopping malls and discount outlets, but it offers a unique range of shops and places to walk. The connoiseurs of vintage wines will be interested in visiting … Open
When it comes to culture events that would fit a whole family, it is worth mentioning a ride to the old porcelain factory, Delft Pottery De Delftse Pauw. The factory is located in a beautiful historic building. Children will be particularly interested in watching how skilled masters turn porcelain into unbelievably beautiful plates and jars, and afterwards paint them in traditional white and blue colors. Visitors are also welcome to attend interesting master classes, during which they can master the ancient art of pottery. An excursion to the factory will be particularly interesting for teenagers who are keen on art.
night bridge There is a wonderful botanic garden in Delft, TU Botanical Garden. This is a wonderful place for travelers who are fond of nature’s attractions. This magnificent botanic garden was founded yet in the beginning of the 20th century, and some of its pavilions were built approximately a hundred years ago. Inside, you will see numerous exotic plants and flowers, so spring is considered the best time to visit the botanic garden. A walk in the garden will be nothing but exciting for children as there are many colorful sculptures and figures made of wood in TU Botanic Garden.
The centre of Delft is the location of more than 600 historical places of interest. Most of them were created in the 16th and 17th centuries, and some of them appeared even earlier. The city … Open
A marvelous science museum, Science Centre Delft is a great destination for children of different age. Nearly all exhibits in the museum can be touched, that’s why this place is so popular with children. Models or airplanes, old bicycles, interesting simulators, and halls, where kids can become familiar with different professional skills – the museum won’t make you feel bored. A part of the exhibition can be found in the adjusting open air space, so you won’t need to stay indoors all the time. These are just a part of entertainments that parents and their children can find in Delft.
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City tours, excursions and tickets in Delft and surroundings

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Map of all pret-parks
Amusement parks near Delft
♥   Amusement park 'Drievliet' Rijswijk, 6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Madurodam' Den Haag, 12 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Duinrell' Wassenaar, 16.1 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Amsterdam Dungeon' Amsterdam, 54.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Amusement park 'Deltapark Neeltje Jans' vrouwenpolder, 60.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all aquaparks
Water attractions around Delft
♥   Water park 'Dutch Water Dreams' Zoetermeer, 11.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'Tikibad' Wassenaar, 16.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'Splash' hellevoetsluis, 26.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'Splesj' Hoeven, 49.5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Water park 'WipeOut Zoelen' , 73.6 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all oceanariums
Aquariums in Delft and nearby
♥   Aquarium 'Diergaarde Blijdorp' , 9.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Aquarium 'Sea Life Centre' Scheveningen, 13.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Aquarium 'Aquatopia' , 86.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Aquarium 'Dolfinarium Harderwijk' , 93.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Aquarium 'Sea Life Centre' Blankenberge, 113.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
Map of all zoos
Zoos and gardens in/near Delft
♥   Zoo 'ReptielenZOO SERPO' Delft, 5 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Zoo 'Diergaarde Blijdorp' Rotterdam, 9.9 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Zoo 'Vogelpark Avifauna' Alphen aan den Rijn, 24.8 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Zoo 'Artis' Amsterdam, 55.3 km from the center. On the map   Photo
♥   Zoo 'Uilen en Dierenpark De Paay' Beesd, 56 km from the center. On the map   Photo

Famous sights of Delft

Rotterdam

From the series “Permanently Sinking Cities and Regions”
It is important to note that during the building of the sea-wall some ecological moments were taken under control. Thanks to that the large construction didn’t make any harm to nature. When the sea-wall was built, about a million living in the immediate area people became in a relative safety. Nowadays about a quarter of the Netherlands is located below the sea level. An artificial adjustment of the groundwaters is vitally important activity. … Read further

Madurodam

From the series “Famous Miniature Museums of Architectural Objects and Cities”
Of particular interest are bushes and trees planted in the park, whose height is maintained by efforts of gardeners at a level of no more than 60 cm. The history of the park is incredibly interesting. The author of this project is a famous architect Side Yan Baum. The opening of the miniature park took place in 1952. Not everyone knows that it is a real monument to the victims of the war. … Read further
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Children attractions (aquaparks, zoos, amusement parks) on the map of Delft

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Interesting places to visit with children around Delft

Guide to sightseeing and entertainment for children in Delft - parks, attractions, museums, zoos, water-parks. All fascinating and educational sites of Delft, 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. Delft for families with children.
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