The Dutch Experience
Beautiful walking routes through Hollands Duin
Noordwijk is part of the national park “Hollandse Duinen”. The heritage is known for their diversity. Dunes, flower fields, peat meadows, estates, villages and big cities alternate in this area. Walk along the coast line, explore the woods or experience the flower fields. When you are lucky you spot foxes, roe deer and seals.
Naturalis: see, do and experience
In the new Naturalis you can already see life in one day. Take the whole family on a voyage of discovery through the brand new exhibition halls full of the most beautiful in nature. Discover more about the earliest life on earth, the Netherlands in the ice age and the primal forces of our earth. You will become acquainted with the most surprising tricks of plants and animals, face to face with an African elephant and T. rex Trix Will you come along? Naturalis is open every day from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Order your tickets at naturalis.nl
Space Expo in Noordwijk; A space journey!
Space Expo is a space museum in Noordwijk and it is the ESA ESTEC visitor center. You can find the museum just behind the sea and the dunes. In the exhibition you can get acquainted with space travel in all its facets. For example, you see how an astronaut eats, sleeps and lives. One of the showpieces of the museum is the original Soyuz capsule in which André Kuipers traveled. You can also walk through a life-size model of the International Space Station (ISS). In weekends and schoolvacations you can even take a tour with the Space Shuttle to visit ESTEC, ESA's technical facility. Don’t forget to bring your passport for this space journey!