7 Awesome Things To Do in Amsterdam With Kids



One of the best free things to do in Amsterdam with kids has to be the abundance of wonderful parks. You can stroll along the paths and check out the ponds, statues, playgrounds, and much more.


Private or Guided Canal Boat Tour

Wondering what to do with children in Amsterdam in the evening or to take a load off for a while? Hop on a canal boat tour. You can join a public tour with an audio guide or even rent your own boat.


Day Trip to the Keukenhof Tulips

If you’re visiting Amsterdam during the tulip season from late March to mid-May, consider visiting Keukenhof. Yes, it can be busy, but it’s a huge open space so the fields never feel overcrowded.


Buy Traditional Souvenirs

Clogs, tulips, bicycles, and windmills are all iconic images of Amsterdam and the Netherlands. Buy magnets of these images or postcards they can send home to themselves.



One of the top cultural things for kids in Amsterdam to do is to visit the markets. Bloemenmarkt is great because it’s a flower market on a huge barge. 



One of the best family activities Amsterdam can offer is the Rijksmuseum, home of Rembrandt’s painting The Night Watch.


The Upside Down Amsterdam

One of the most unique things to do in Amsterdam is to visit The Upside Down. There are tons of wacky pieces and installations and it’s a fun sensory experience for kids of all ages.

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