The Dutch Experience
Target Earth Foundation
Target Earth Foundation is an organisation which focusses on tackling climate change. Each year, they organise multiple beach-clean ups in The Netherlands.
MoCA – Museum of Comic Art
For lovers of comic strips!
In cooperation with resource hunters, beachcombing is an activity that contributes to the improvement of our globe. Do this together with your family and contribute to a better world. At Breakers Beach House, among others, you can pick up a bag. With this bag, you walk along the beach and collect as much waste as possible from the beach. Upon returning a full bag of waste, you will receive a homemade chocolate bar.
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
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. If you are lucky you can spot foxes, roe deer and seals.
Museum Voorlinden is a museum for modern and contemporary art on the homonymous estate in Wassenaar: on the coast and in the greenery. A radiantly white building houses provides an extensive and surprising collection that has been collected over the past fifty years. In addition to changing own collection exhibitions, Museum Voorlinden also presents temporary solo shows by international artists. A number of works of art are always on display. For the visitor, Voorlinden feels like an oasis between the busy cities. Young and old can be surprised here by the total experience of modern and contemporary art, nature and architecture.
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!
For the active guests, Beach Break offers a variety of options in terms of beach activities. You have the possibility to do different water sports with the family or alone. The beach has a lot to offer.