Kids and families
For a fun outing that also involves learning, these museums in The Hague come highly recommended. With exhibits specially designed for children, so they can run around without fear of knocking over priceless objects or works of art.
These museums are among the best family attractions and are a great option for an indoor activity when the weather doesn't cooperate. They offer energy-burning excitement and secretly a little education. After a full day of play, the little stuff can join you for dinner at the end of the day at one of these family-friendly restaurants.
Kids will love the Children's Book Museum so much! Here you will discover, experience and create the best stories. There is plenty to do for all ages; treasure hunt with bear, fly in Abeltje's elevator or go on an adventure in the Fairytale Forest in Deep Thinker Valley.
Looking for interactive art that welcomes curious minds and grasping hands? Then head to the Chambers of Wonder at the Art Museum The Hague! Together with the 'Wonderkids' you will go on an adventure with a cool museum game. You will complete the assignments in one of the thirteen adventurous wonder rooms.
A visit to The Prison Gate Museum is especially exciting! There is much to discover in the exhibition: how heavy is a block on your leg? And how do thumb screws work? At the end of the visit there is a game where you crawl into the role of a judge. The Prison Gate is less suitable for young children (under 8).
At Museon - Omniversum, it's all about the earth, humans and a positive future. With overwhelming big-screen films about the planet or hands-on experiences at Museon - Omniversum (lots of blocks to play with!), larger-than-life games and even the opportunity to try an "algae shake.
This museum celebrates imagination through modern and contemporary, (inter)national sculpture. Children can explore various exhibits ranging from portraits to monumental, larger-than-life sculptures. Beelden aan Zee hosts several events for children, from scavenger hunts to art workshops.
Kids who are fans of everything to do with cars? Take them to the Louwman Museum! Here you will learn all about the history of the automobile and see famous movie cars, such as the one used by James Bond.
Museum Voorlinden displays modern and contemporary art and is located on the beautiful estate of the same name in Wassenaar (perfect for running around before entering). Children can playfully discover surprising works from the museum at Voorlinden using "I see-I see cards.
Come on, one more. Be sure to visit House of the book and discover the oldest book museum in the world! In the intimate atmosphere of the beautiful monumental building in the center of The Hague, there is plenty to do. For young and old and real bookworms. On Sunday, for example, professional printers are at printing presses in the attic. Go watch and make a nice print yourself!