Things to see and do with kids in Amsterdam
Amsterdam Kids Attractions
Some say Amsterdam is more geared for adults and not quite
appropriate for children, and they may be right, but behind the red
lights and coffee shops lie an abundance of activities and
attractions to enthrall younger visitors. Thankfully the Red Light
District is relatively small, and parents won't have much trouble
steering their children clear of this area.
Active families will enjoy taking a stroll along the canal walkways, admiring the flower-decked houseboats, or rollerblading in Vondel Park. Better still, since the city is so small, compact and cycle-friendly, hiring a bicycle and pedalling around round the quaint neighbourhoods and canals of Amsterdam is a highly rewarding activity. For a more relaxing day out, pack a picnic and head to one of the city's fabulous parks. Plenty of other free attractions abound, but the more popular ones involve a bit of money, such as trips to the zoo, farms, museums and theme parks.
When the rain comes, don't fret. There are plenty of indoor activities for children to enjoy come rain or shine, such as indoor playgrounds and cooking schools. With so many exciting and action-packed kids attractions to enjoy, children will love Amsterdam just as much as adults.
This museum is dedicated to the memory of Anne Frank, whose famous diary, recorded over a two-year period, describes…
Locally known as the Plantage, the Artis Zoo is somewhat of an oasis in the centre of Amsterdam and a must for children…
Built in the 1950s, and one of the leading theme parks in Europe, the popular theme park of Eftling is a must for children…
Founded in 1981 by three women who shared a vision for a community centre where children could learn to cook, Kinderkookkafé…
Located in an old converted traffic underpass, TunFun offers plenty of opportunities for children to play, climb, creep…
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