Amsterdam for families & children

Amsterdam is a city packed full of fun, crazy, exciting and fascinating attractions for the entire family!

Things to do with kids in Amsterdam

Whether your children are toddlers or teenagers, Amsterdam is a top destination for families. Where else can you take a canal cruise, visit a working windmill and get scared out of your wits in a dungeon – all in one day? And don’t forget the world-class museums, historical treasures and outdoor activities like biking and boating. The pages below are filled with tips for what to do and see in Amsterdam with kids of all ages. If required, you can even find a babysitter catering especially to visitors.

Family inspiration in Amsterdam

Top kids' attractions in Amsterdam

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NEMO Science Museum

Oosterdok 2
1011 VX AMSTERDAM
Take a voyage of discovery at NEMO Science Museum in Amsterdam, where children can playfully experience science and technology all...
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ARTIS-Micropia

Artisplein, Plantage Kerklaan 36-38
1018 CZ AMSTERDAM
Making the invisible visible: Amsterdam’s Micropia is an innovative museum dedicated to the imperceptible world of microorganisms....
Tickets available

Madame Tussauds Amsterdam

Dam 20
1012 NP AMSTERDAM
Are you ready for Amsterdam’s most fun and interactive attraction? Then step into the amazing world of Madame Tussauds right in t...
Tickets available

The Amsterdam Dungeon

rokin 78
1012 KW AMSTERDAM
Always a popular tourist attraction in the old heart of the city, the Amsterdam Dungeon is bigger and bolder than ever before.
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ARTIS

Plantage Kerklaan 38-40
1018 CZ AMSTERDAM
ARTIS Amsterdam Royal Zoo was the first zoo to be established in the Netherlands, and it’s located right in the centre of Amsterda...

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Tickets available

Madame Tussauds Amsterdam

Dam 20
1012 NP AMSTERDAM
Are you ready for Amsterdam’s most fun and interactive attraction? Then step into the amazing world of Madame Tussauds right in t...
Tickets available

The Amsterdam Dungeon

rokin 78
1012 KW AMSTERDAM
Always a popular tourist attraction in the old heart of the city, the Amsterdam Dungeon is bigger and bolder than ever before.
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ARTIS

Plantage Kerklaan 38-40
1018 CZ AMSTERDAM
ARTIS Amsterdam Royal Zoo was the first zoo to be established in the Netherlands, and it’s located right in the centre of Amsterda...
Tip

ARTIS-Micropia

Artisplein, Plantage Kerklaan 36-38
1018 CZ AMSTERDAM
Making the invisible visible: Amsterdam’s Micropia is an innovative museum dedicated to the imperceptible world of microorganisms....
Tip

NEMO Science Museum

Oosterdok 2
1011 VX AMSTERDAM
Take a voyage of discovery at NEMO Science Museum in Amsterdam, where children can playfully experience science and technology all...
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The National Maritime Museum

Kattenburgerplein 1
1018 KK AMSTERDAM
Built in 1656, the former national naval warehouse was once used by the Dutch navy to store sails, ropes, weapons and ammunition. ...
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A'DAM LOOKOUT

Overhoeksplein 5
1031 KS AMSTERDAM
A'DAM LOOKOUT provides 360º views across Amsterdam’s historic city centre, the harbour area and the polders north of the city. The...
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Ripley's Believe it or Not

Dam 21
1012 JS AMSTERDAM
Ready for something completely different? Blow your mind at Amsterdam’s weirdest museum experience. Ripley’s Amsterdam packs five ...