Explore the Netherlands in the miniature city in one afternoon.
Discover the miniature city of Madurodam. An interactive outdoor park, Madurodam enables you to see the best of the Netherlands – in a single afternoon. Since 1952, Madurodam has been home to a range of 1:25 scale replica models of famous Dutch landmarks and destinations.
Get up close and personal with miniature versions of the Netherlands’ best-loved attractions in Madurodam. Find out what happened to Hansje Brinker (who saved Holland from flood with his thumb), or learn the story behind the Dutch and their tulips. Get acquainted with the royal family, see the house of Anne Frank or find out why the Netherlands has so many windmills. As well as see, there’s also plenty to do. Challenge yourself to lift your own weight in cheese, or save a village from flooding with the help of the Deltaworks. Whether you’re an explorer or a curious observer, there really is something for everyone and Madurodam.
Not staying long in the Netherlands? Madurodam is home to Amsterdam’s Rijksmuseum, Utrecht’s Dom Tower, the Port of Rotterdam and St John’s Cathedral in The Hague. Which means you can explore the cities of Amsterdam, Utrecht, Rotterdam and The Hague all in the one afternoon. You can also discover the typical Amsterdam suburb of De Jordaan, and experience the character and charm from a bird's eye view.
Madurodam is located in the middle of the Scheveningen Woods near The Hague, Madurodam is only an hour’s train ride from Amsterdam. After exploring all the famous Dutch landmarks in Madurodam, grab tram number 9 to the boulevard along Scheveningen Beach. Sample a typical Dutch snack: pickled herring with raw onions, or enjoy a beer (and hot chocolate for the kids) at Scheveningen Pier. A fun day out for all, book your Madurodam tickets now and complete your ‘What to see in the Netherlands?’ bucket list in one day.
George Maduroplein 1 2584RZ The HagueOpening hours:
4 January - 23 March: 11.00am - 5.00pm 24 March - 4 September: 9.00am - 8.00pm 5 September - 31 October: 9.00am - 7.00pm 1 November - 23 December: 11.00am - 5.00pm 24 December - 31 December: 10.00am - 7.00pmLocation:
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