Planning a pit stop to The Hague with the kids? Excellent choice! The Hague is an ideal destination for a city trip with the entire family. As the political capital of the Netherlands, the city can be regarded as somewhat stiff. But this couldn’t be further from the truth! The Hague has a comfortable location next to Scheveningen, but what else is there to see other than the beach? Let us surprise you and the kids with delightful tips in The Hague!
Curious about what to do in The Hague? Our tips are guaranteed to deliver a delightful spark for the whole family! So forget the beach because there’s plenty more to experience in this engaging city. Read more below!
The Netherlands in a day at Madurodam
Welcome to Madurodam, a miniature theme park that will have your kids feeling like giants! Gaze down upon the Netherlands, recreated in a spectacular fashion on a scale of 1 to 25. You can also visit several exhibitions where kids learn about Dutch history like its VOC past and the country’s best achievements in their most beloved sport: football. They can also prevent the Netherlands from submerging under water by operating the sluices on time! Madurodam is an interactive park where you can learn about this amazing country. Walk past the Zaanse windmills, to the canals of Amsterdam and through to Limburg’s mountain range.
Boldly go…underwater at Sealife
Children plus an underwater world are a match made in heaven, and admit it, you’re a little curious too! Surrounded by over 4,000 aquatic animals, there’s a colourful and wonderful world for you and the family to explore. Remember Pixar’s Finding Nemo? Check out this adorable little orange and white clown fish in real life at Sealife! Next to Nemo, marvel at other marine creatures like stingrays, terrifying piranhas and unnerving sharks, slow motion turtles and even penguins. In a special touching pool, kids can pet different fish if they dare!
A bookworm in the Letterkundig Museum
You may think that a museum filled with books is a little dull, but allow the Letterkundig Museum in The Hague to prove you wrong! Also known as the Kinderboekenmuseum (Children’s Book Museum), it introduces your kids to the world of children’s literature in an interactive way. They don’t even need to enjoy reading to have an amazing time here! The different exhibitions and activities are guaranteed to stimulate their imagination. A fun day out for the whole family!