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Our most recommended North Holland Children's Activities

  • Johan Cruijff ArenA Stadium 75-Minute Tour

    1. Johan Cruijff ArenA Stadium 75-Minute Tour

    Experience the excitement of the Johan Cruijff ArenA Stadium on a 75-minute guided tour that can be conducted in either Dutch or English. During the tour, your enthusiastic guide will take you to see the dugout and also the holy pitch. In addition, you’ll have the opportunity to go behind the scenes, with special access to areas that are normally reserved for only players and officials. Your guide will also take you into the official dressing room of Ajax, when it is not in use on match days or during training sessions. Don’t miss this chance to feel the thrill of the history of this iconic site.

    It was a great experience to see the football ground so extremely close to you and fell the tensions of all the great players that played on it.

  • Madame Tussauds Amsterdam Ticket

    2. Madame Tussauds Amsterdam Ticket

    At Madame Tussauds Amsterdam you can sparkle among the stars. Right in the heart of Amsterdam you can drink a cup of coffee with George Clooney, get your picture taken with members of the Dutch Royal family and pick up your paintbrush alongside world-famous artists such as Van Gogh and Rembrandt. If you are you dreaming about a career as a real TV-host, come and discover your presentation skills at the new TV studio by reading the autocue. Or is music more your thing? How about recording a duet with Adele in the recording studio, or joining DJs Afrojack, Armin van Buuren, Tiësto, Hardwell or Martin Garrix in the DJ booth. Immerse yourself into this amazing interactive world. You’ll never see as many stars in Amsterdam as at Madame Tussauds Amsterdam.

    Easy to buy tickets, easy to find the museum, not long queues due to the time slot. Everything worked out just fine.

  • Amsterdam: Semi-Open Canal Boat Cruise

    3. Amsterdam: Semi-Open Canal Boat Cruise

    This semi-open canal boat is brand new type of cruise boat that features all the comforts of a larger vessel. When the weather is good, the partially open roof makes it possible to enjoy an open boat experience. In the event the weather is not so favorable however, the boat’s top can be closed while still ensuring spectacular views of Amsterdam’s sights from the canal network. The boats run on solar energy, are silent and completely emission free. Your 1-hour experience will be enhanced by an audio guide that’s available in 19 different languages. There are frequent departure times, so planning your sightseeing itinerary easy!

    Wonderful boat ride through the canals. It’s definitely a must trip when visiting Amsterdam. The crew and captain at Lovers were fantastic.

  • Amsterdam: Glow-in-the-Dark Mini-Golf

    4. Amsterdam: Glow-in-the-Dark Mini-Golf

    Play a 45-minute glow-in-the-dark mini-golf game in Amsterdam. Enter a pirates and villains themed course and discover how much fun it is to play golf in the dark. Experience an afternoon in the world of Michiel de Ruyter, the famous Dutch admiral, and pirates and villains as magical black lights provide an exciting effect.  Glow-in-the-dark mini golf is fun for everyone, whether you are young or old, or hosting a children’s party, company event, or bachelor’s party.

    Wish there were more than 12 holes, other than that it was a very cool minigolf experience!

  • Amsterdam Dungeon Entrance Ticket

    5. Amsterdam Dungeon Entrance Ticket

    The Amsterdam Dungeon is an uniquely thrilling attraction that will whisk you way back into the Netherlands’ most perilous past. See, hear, feel and (ahem) smell the chillingly amusing characters of the ‘bad old days’ as they come to life before you. Will you lose yourself in fear or in mirth? Whichever way, it’s not looking good for your underwear. Multiple different shows and a team of ten professional actors will give an unforgettable performance which will be terrifying and hilarious at the same time, depending on your tolerance for fear. Some of the attractions include figuring your way out of a dark labyrinth, witnessing a witch burn, encountering the ghost of a tortured woman and being tried by a Spanish Inquisitor. Discover the newest show 'The Flying Dutchman' in which a cursed legend comes to life. Will you survive his revenge? In 1651, you find yourself in a rough bar in the...

    Well organized, exciting and very well performed by the artists. A must do when you are in Amsterdam.

  • Amsterdam: NEMO Science Museum Ticket

    6. Amsterdam: NEMO Science Museum Ticket

    Science can be fun! That's what you'll come away thinking after your 2.5-hour visit to the NEMO Science Center. This is the biggest science center in the Netherlands and home to 5 exciting floors of hands-on science activities. Learn how and why the wind blows, what makes a rainbow and how to blow bubbles big enough to stand in! In Science Throughout the Ages you’ll see a timeline of discoveries by scientists from around the world. In Journey through the Mind you'll learn what makes our brains tick. Smart Technology teaches how you can save energy, produce sustainable electricity and reduce the amount of carbon dioxide you are sending into the atmosphere.

    Super musée pour les enfants ! on y est resté 4h, les enfants se sont éclatés (et nous aussi) ! On peut toucher à tout, faire plein d'expériences, vraiment extra !

  • Body Worlds Amsterdam: The Happiness Project Ticket

    7. Body Worlds Amsterdam: The Happiness Project Ticket

    Explore how happiness influences the health of the human body, and discover answers to other mysteries of human life at Amsterdam’s Body Worlds: The Happiness Project. This fascinating new exhibition by Dr. Gunther von Hagens, centrally located on Amsterdam's Damrak, features more than 200 anatomical specimens of authentic human bodies, all utilized to demonstrate the complexity, resilience, and vulnerability of the human form. Suitable for adults and children, the interactive show also features an adults-only exhibition in the basement that has attracted over 40 million visitors worldwide. The only exhibition of its kind to make use of a donor program, Body Worlds is a scientific exploration of how happiness can affect both your body and soul.

    Ik had Körperwelten al gezien en nam deze keer mijn dochter mee omdat zij kiné studeert. Ze vond het geweldig en ik ook! Mooi gebracht ook. Hopelijk met ons volgende bezoek wat nog wat meer plastinaten!

  • Amsterdam's Weirdest Museum: Believe It or Not!

    8. Amsterdam's Weirdest Museum: Believe It or Not!

    Go on a journey of discovery at Ripley's Believe It or Not! Amsterdam and enter Ripley's Pop Culture Gallery to see a collection of amazing art made of bizarre and unusual materials. Admire a Bugatti carved out of wood and a 7-meter long robot made of car parts. Discover curiosities from ancient cultures. See real shrunken heads from the Amazon and an authentic spacesuit from Russia. There's even a miniature version of the Bible that was carried on board Apollo 14. Take photos of remarkable people from around the world and come face to face with the 2.7-meter tall Robert Wadlow. Gasp in awe at the "Lizard Man" who underwent body modification to look like a real lizard. You are also invited to immerse yourself in Dutch culture. Enter a replica of a traditional windmill or crawl into a piece of cheese! Bring your imagination to life in the themed rooms and see what Amsterdam would look u...

    The activity was amazing. Rad ,the tour guide, was wonderful guid for us and more than that he lat us the dealing that he knows everything about Amsterdam and it was wonderful.

  • Amsterdam: 1.25-Hour Canal Cruise to Jordaan

    9. Amsterdam: 1.25-Hour Canal Cruise to Jordaan

    Admire Amsterdam’s famous canals from a unique perspective aboard a 75-minute cruise sailing through the Jordaan neighborhood, which features live commentary and a snack bar.

    Start from the most famous canal in Amsterdam, the Prinsengracht, and glide past important landmarks like the Anne Frank House. Enjoy a relaxing alternative to sightseeing in Amsterdam- a perfect way to see the city free of traffic noise and congestion. 

    Cruise through Jordaan and admire the 3 islands that form the Mokum Archipelago. Here, discover a different side of the city, full of warehouses and shipyards, and photo opportunities around every corner.

    Throughout your cruise, enjoy a live commentary from a native Amsterdammer and discover secret stories and local history. Your guide for the day is Harry Slinger, a famous Dutch si...

    If you have already sailed the waters of Amsterdam or not, no matter. Now you have the opportunity to take an alternative route, from a local guide who is also passionate about it. You will learn more and take great photos from a very close distance and the captain will take care of it.

  • Amsterdam: Streetart Museum STRAAT Entrance Ticket

    10. Amsterdam: Streetart Museum STRAAT Entrance Ticket

    Get blown away by the creativity on display at the world’s largest street art museum. Admire a collection of more than 150 artworks by 130+ artists, providing a fair reflection of the variety of styles, techniques, motifs, content, and locations found in street art. See the work of upcoming talents and already renowned artists, all of whom must be or must have been active on the street scene. Delight in the particularity of a collection whose works were created in situ. Sense the pulse of the street art scene in a museum where new artworks are constantly being produced. Discover the STRAAT Gallery where stunning solo and focused group exhibitions showcase the history and future of urban contemporary art. To the left of the main hall, the STRAAT Gallery seeks to magnify the diversity and range of culture, giving prominence to the urban street art movement around the globe. While wande...

    Tis daar in streetart museum super... fantastische artiesten die met spuitbus werken ,i love it

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What people are saying about North Holland

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If you have already sailed the waters of Amsterdam or not, no matter. Now you have the opportunity to take an alternative route, from a local guide who is also passionate about it. You will learn more and take great photos from a very close distance and the captain will take care of it.

It was nice wheather! You can feel free. Museum fantastic.. You can see a lot and experience a different feeling. The molens they are so beautiful! I will go again with my family.

Wonderful boat ride through the canals. It’s definitely a must trip when visiting Amsterdam. The crew and captain at Lovers were fantastic.

My husband and I had so much fun! Very simple to use if it's your first time, and such beautiful scenery to marvel over :)

Fantastic! So unusual and very informative, it’s unique