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Lighthouse Vuurbaak Katwijk

The lighthouse of Katwijk aan Zee, also known as 'Vierboet', is the second oldest surviving lighthouse building in the Netherlands. The tower stands 45 feet (14m) tall, and is located behind the boulevard near the Vuurbaakplein (Light House Square), on the southwest side of the village. The tower is open to the public since 1968 in the summer ...

Vuurbaakplein, Katwijk
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Art Museum The Hague

The collection of Modern Art of the Municipal Museum offers an overview of Dutch art since the beginning of the 19th century, complemented with quintessential examples of art which developed in other countries in that same period. Collection cores are: The Hague School, the Symbolism around 1900, the artists around 'De Stijl' and the 'Bauhaus' and Expressionism. The ...

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Madurodam

Behind two typically Dutch dykes lies the world-famous miniature city Madurodam, a perfect place to get to know all the fascinating aspects of the Netherlands. The two restaurants, the playground, shop and lighthouse picnic area complete the park. Activities in the city You will find all those famous Dutch features rebuilt down to the tiniest ...

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Hortus botanicus Leiden

Skip the line and get ready for a blooming brilliant day in the oldest botanical gardens in the Netherlands. Leiden's Hortus botanicus was first planted in 1590, and it's home to all manner of flowery treasures. See the Japanese herbal gardens, a rare tulip tree that's been here since 1716, a famous lily that only blossoms once a year, and much more! The Hortus botanicus Leiden is ...

Jachthaven Katwijk

Jachthaven Katwijk is gelegen in de Oude Rijn op ongeveer 1000 meter van het Katwijkse strand. Het havenkantoor is geopend van 1 april tot 1 oktober. In de maanden mei tot en met augustus zijn wij dagelijks geopend van 9.00 uur tot 18.00 uur. In april en september zijn er aangepaste openingstijden (zie website).

Haringkade 6, Katwijk
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Stoomtrein Katwijk-Leiden

As you enter the station, it seems as if you have stepped back in time. At the platform a nearly 100 years old steam locomotive and its antique wooden carriages are waiting for you. The conductor blows his whistle, the fireman feeds his fire, and as the engine driver pulls the regulator, the train puts itself into motion, puffing and blowing. Don’t expect high speed, it is a slow train your ...

Jan Pellenbargweg 1, Valkenburg ZH
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Katwijks Museum

The [i]Katwijk Museum[/i] is situated in the centre of the old fishing village and is housed in a large and recently extended building complex. A monumental villa, built in 1913 by a ship-owner, is the centre point of this complex. The museum collection combines a unique collection of paintings of Dutch and foreign painters who were drawn to the artist’s colony ...

Voorstraat 46, Katwijk
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CORPUS reis door de mens

The attraction of the human body. The body is the basis for everything, but just exactly how does this ingenious CORPUS work? Take a thrilling journey in the 5D-hart theatre as a red blood cell, and discover the spectacular operation of the human brain in the brain show. How do your intestines respond to a cheese sandwich? What happens when you sneeze and on which parts of your tongue do you ...

Willem Einthovenstraat 1, Oegstgeest
tel. +31 717 510 200
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Subtropical swimming pool Aquamar

The Subtropical swimming pool Aquamar has pleasant water, and air temperature year round. Rock formations, palm trees and plants emphasize the tropical environment. Rapids, hot whirlpool, a super fast slide, hot water basin, pulsers and jet streams provide entertainment for the whole family. If you are tired of swimming you can also take a refreshing steam bath or even pop in the ...

Zwembad Aquamar
Piet Heinlaan 5, Katwijk
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Drievliet

Drievliet is a theme park for young visitors. The park has many attractions like the Formula X roller coaster, the hayloft, the Jungle River, the copper mine, the Jungle show, bumper cars, carousel, an arcade and a toddler playground. Big and small can enjoy one of the four roller coasters, such as the spinning Twistrix roller coaster. In the "Lol Atol" area ...

Laan van 's-Gravenmade, Den Haag
tel. +31 703 999 305
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Linnaeushof

Linnaeushof is justified in calling itself Europe’s biggest playground. Linnaeushof offers more than 350 playground attractions, including cable cars, a trampoline and bouncy castle centre, pedal boats, go-karts, funny-wheels, rocking bikes, mini golf courses and a super slide. Highlights include the 11m-tall Pirates 'Nest ...

Glipperweg 4c 4, Heemstede
tel. +31 235 847 624
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Naturalis

Naturalis (National Museum of Natural History) presents a museum full of nature. Among fossils dating back millions of years are two dinosaurs, a 9-meter long mosasaurus, an ancient horse and a mammoth. Exhibited apes, beasts of prey, butterflies, beetles, fish, birds, plants, minerals and rocks display the amazing variety of nature. In the “'Kijkje Aarde” (A Look at Earth) action ...

Darwinweg 2, Leiden
tel. +31 715 687 600
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Museon

The exhibitions and activities in the Museon are about mankind and the world. How was planet earth created, when did the dinosaurs roam the earth, what did the first humans look like, where does our energy come from. Aside from various exhibitions, the Museon hosts a permanent exposition: 'Your World, My World'. This exhibition shows how current human life and the cultural ...

Stadhouderslaan 37, Den Haag
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Keukenhof

For 60 years now, Keukenhof has been the most beautiful place in the world, where spring bursts out in all of its colourful majesty. Here you can find inspiration and relaxation in a magnificent park environment. In addition to the millions of blooming flower bulbs and fantastic flower shows, Keukenhof has the largest sculpture garden in the Netherlands and is the most photographed ...

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Museum Volkenkunde

Get to know the lives of people around the world at Volkenkunde, Leiden's eye-opening museum of ethnology. Lovingly arranged by cultural region, thousands of objects tell the stories of human experience around the world. Now that's a day well spent! Just five minutes’ walk from Leiden’s central station, Museum Volkenkunde's permanent display features objects from eight different cultural ...

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