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Family and Kids Activities

Moving abroad with your children? Keep the whole family entertained in your new home with these expat-friendly family and kids activities in the Netherlands:

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Swim4Survival is a swimming school based in Amsterdam. They provide expat-friendly native-English swimming tuition for children of all ages, including ABC diploma classes. So, get your children prepared for life in the Netherlands by ensuring they have swimming training. read moreread less

Albert Cuyp Market is an outdoor market located in Amsterdam’s popular De Pijp neighborhood. Since 1905, the market has been attracting Amsterdammers of all walks of life with its eclectic stalls. You’ll find antiques, food, bikes and more six days a week at Albert Cuyp Market. read moreread less

Blue Boat Company provide environmentally-friendly cruises in and around Amsterdam. They offer a range of boat trips, including day and nighttime cruises and specialist children’s cruises. If you’re moving to Amsterdam, discover your new home from the water with Blue Boat Company. read moreread less

Noordermarkt is one of the most popular outdoor markets in Amsterdam. Located below the Noorderkerk in the city’s Jordaan neighborhood, the market takes place every Saturday and Monday. So, whether you’re looking for antiques, books, food or more, get down to Noordermarkt. read moreread less

ARTIS Amsterdam Royal Zoo is the oldest zoo in the Netherlands. Located in the center of Amsterdam, the zoo has a range of animals from around the world, as well as an aquarium and planetarium. For a great day out in Amsterdam, take the family to ARTIS. read moreread less

The Eye Filmmuseum is a museum celebrating the best of local and international cinema. Located on the banks of the IJ in central Amsterdam, the museum has a variety of exhibitions, screenings and tours. So, for a great day out for the whole family, visit Eye Filmmuseum. read moreread less

The Tropenmuseum is a culture and anthropology museum located in central Amsterdam. The museum has a range of permanent and temporary exhibitions that tell the story of people and places from around the world. There is also the Tropenmuseum Junior specially curated for children. read moreread less

NEMO Science Museum is a science discovery center located in central Amsterdam. The museum has five floors packed with high-tech exhibitions, experiments and demonstrations for visitors of all ages. So, for a great day out for the whole family, head to NEMO Science Museum. read moreread less

Lucky Beat is a recreational children’s music club based in Amsterdam. They run a range of musical development classes for children and teenagers, as well as birthday parties and private classes. To get your children down with the beat, sign them up for a class with Lucky Beat. read moreread less

Violet Art is a photography studio based in The Netherlands. The studio is run by Violetta Turan, a professional photographer specializing in maternity photography. She also offers children and family portraits and photography. So, get the right shots of your family with Violet Art. read moreread less

Little Star Fitness provides fun and innovative exercise programs for children between the ages of 2-12 years old. They help improve motor skills, co-ordination, and rhythm; while building children’s self-confidence in a fun and non-competitive environment. Get your little ones active with Little Star Fitness. read moreread less