Trips with children in the surroundings of Molecaten Park Noordduinen

Plenty of fun activities with children at the centre!

Educational, exciting, fun or active. For children, there is plenty to do in one of the many attraction and/or animal parks in the area.


  • Space Expo in Noordwijk: children (and adults!) learn everything about space travel and famous astronauts, such as André Kuipers.
  • CORPUS in Oegstgeest: experience a spectacular 'journey through the human body'. The human body is a fantastic wonder.
  • Naturalis Biodiversity Center in Leiden: the national research institute in the field of biodiversity. Here, scientists work every day to describe, understand and preserve biodiversity.
  • Miniature City Madurodam in The Hague: What makes a small country like the Netherlands great? Discover it in Madurodam!
  • Museon-Omniversum in The Hague: in this big-screen movie theatre, films are projected on an enormous dome screen. And besides the scientific exhibitions, visit science shows and lab activities here!
  • Escher in Het Paleis in The Hague: the world-famous Dutch printmaker M.C. Escher enthrals people young and old with his imaginative worlds, in which illusion and amazement are put centre stage. Escher in Het Paleis always features his most famous works.

Play and amusement parks

  • KidsZoo in Noordwijkerhout: children from 1 to 12 years of age can clamber around, climb, slide, romp and learn while playing here.
  • Speeltuin Linnaeushof in Bennebroek: Europe's largest playground with no less than 350 toys and attractions.
  • Avonturenstad de Bubbeljungle in Leiderdorp: a household word in the Leidse region and something for all ages.
  • Monkey Town in Warmond: the most fun and exciting indoor play paradise in the Netherlands for children aged 1 to 12.
  • Jumpin' Noordwijk in Noordwijk: indoor trampoline park full of trampolines, airbags and with spectacular courses where you have to jump and climb over, between, through and under obstacles.
  • The 'Tikibad' Duinrell in Wassenaar: the largest water park in the Benelux offers fun slides for the whole family.
  • The amusement park Duinrell in Wassenaar: with more than 40 attractions for young and old, a day to remember.
  • Family park Drievliet in The Hague: an atmospheric family park with no less than 35 large attractions, a playground and shows for young and old.


  • SEA LIFE in Scheveningen: take a journey along the Dutch waters to the deep oceans through 13 themed areas.
  • Vlinders aan de Vliet in Leidschendam: the tropical butterfly jungle has at least 1500 tropical butterflies.
  • Vogelpark Avifauna in Alphen aan den Rijn: one of the most famous bird parks in the world with other animals as well.
  • Diergaarde Blijdorp in Rotterdam: a zoo with animal and plant life from all over the world. A voyage of discovery full of unexpected encounters.
  • ARTIS in Amsterdam: where nature, culture and heritage come together. Every tree, every animal, every building, every microbe, every planet tells its own story.


  • Aquasports in Katwijk aan Zee: fun activities on the water! From banana sailing, wakeboarding and parasailing to wave surfing and supping.
  • Katwijk-Events in Katwijk aan Zee: for all kinds of fun workshops like surfing, powerkiting and mega sup or relaxing yoga on the beach!
  • Manege Jonker in Katwijk aan Zee: the riding school is located next to Molecaten Park Noordduinen and offers extensive possibilities for rider and horse.
  • Het Klimeiland in Leidschendam: The climbing course with 7 different routes, divided over 4 different heights, offers a real challenge for climbers of beginner and advanced level.