You do not have to be a native in order to enjoy Amsterdam to the core; just be an itinerant with a strong desire to explore the countryside and the main areas of interest in the capital city. Below are some of the top reasons why the Dutch capital is an ideal tourist destination anywhere in Europe to have a family outing.
The capital city of Netherlands has an array of museums and art galleries that kids would love to visit alongside their parents, guardians, elder siblings, or family friends. Lovers of fine arts can download an application named ‘Family Quest’ for an interactive trial through Rijksmuseum’s galleries. It involves solving puzzles concerning mysteries of paintings and objects displayed in the museum, something that kids would love doing during the Amsterdam tours.
The Van Gogh Museum presents ‘Vincent’s Travelling Case’, which sets off kids and accompanying adults to the exhibit floors in the museum that displays the paintings of Christ of the Coal Mines. If you are visiting the museum with kids, ask for that treasure hunt at its information desk to have an interactive outing. Another kid-friendly Dutch museum is the Science Center NEMO, which has everything interactive in store including exhibits on science, technology, etc.
A must-try experience when on Amsterdam tours is to taste the Dutch gourmet food with your little ones. This way you can dive into the diverse culture and be an Amsterdamian until your tour completes. There are many pastry shacks, bakery shops, and eateries in Amsterdam city, which would bait the taste buds in your mouth to try Dutch gourmet food. If you are planning to enter into one, do try Hagelslag for breakfast or a variety of liquorice in a shop owned by a Jamin.
If you are looking forward to explore the sights along the River IJ, onboard Pancake Boat docked in a ferry stop in Amsterdam Noord. Another charming location in the capital city to visit with kids is KinderKookKafé, where little ones cook meals for them, as well as in order to serve guests, who visit the Kids’ Kitchen Cafe in Amsterdam. Another tourist attraction that enchants people of all age group is the bicycling tours along the dedicated paths for that in the Venice of the North.