This miniature park is the main tourist attraction in The Hague. Madurodam is located in the Scheveningen district of the city. This park displays the replicas of the impressive Dutch Caste, industrial works and public buildings in 1:25 scale. Madurodam was opened on July 2, 1952. Since that day, it has more than 50 million visitors.
Discover Netherlands Highlights and Heritage at Madurodam Miniature Park
Interactive touch screens
There is an interactive touch screen which can be activated by your personal scan card. The interactive touch screen is provided by Madurodam to make you now the story about Holland. The stories are available in Dutch, English, German, French, Spanish, Russian and Chinese. You do not have to worry about languages since it provided more than one language for the visitors.
Conquer the Waterwolf
At Madurodam, you will be able to make a land from water. You can work together to move the world's greatest steam engine in pumping station with your family and friends. You will experience how the Dutch turned an unmanageable stretch of water into land. The steam engine starts to work slowly, the sails begin to turn, the boilers are burned, steam outflows and the Madurodam pumping station shakes on its foundations. Will you come to conquer the Waterwolf? Come along and help to drain the huge Haarlem Lake.
Discover Holland's highlights and heritage
Situated in The Hague, this miniature theme park is only less than one hour to be reached from Amsterdam and nearby the tulip field region. This miniature park is the main place to discover what makes Holland unique in the short period of time. Madurodam features many stories behind the buildings through the interactive multimedia and various installations. You can find canal house, tulip field, cheese markets, wooden shoes factory, windmills, Peace Palace, and Delta Works in Madurodam.
How to Get Tickets?
The entry tickets can be purchased online or at the tickets outlet in Madurodam. By purchasing tickets online, you will get discounts. Tickets that are purchase only will be sent into your email and you can have a quick entrance at the park. There are three categories of tickets offered by Madurodam: day ticket, day ticket family and friend, and combi ticket SeaLife. Children aged 0-2 enter for free.
How To Get Around?
You can take a stroll around the park since you will visit many spots.
What Should I Wear?
Since Madurodam is open all year round, you may wear something depend on the season. In summer season, you may wear casual outfits such as shirt, short, skirt or dress. Complete it with sneakers or sandals. Do not forget to take your camera with you. In winter season, you can wear quality base layer, jacket, sweater with hat and scarf, or long coats. Boots can keep your feet warm in the cold condition. Make sure your style still look chic in every condition.
Best Time to Visit
Best time to visit Madurodam is in summer season. June, July and August are the best month, also because children will have their school holiday among these three months. You can bring your children to experience an interactive touch screen in this miniature park. They can learn all history about Holland through the interactive multimedia.
Will I Need a Guide?
No, transportation is easy and everything can be found in this site. The Madurodam miniature park can be reached by your own since it is near to the center of the city. Lots of transportations are available there.
How To Get There?
Madurodam is easy to reach by public transportation and by car. It only takes 45 minutes from Amsterdam and 25 minutes from Rotterdam. If you would like to continue to the beach after your visit, you can have the sand between your toes at Scheveningen only in 10 minutes.
In addition the fun attraction in Madurodam miniature park, visitors can also take food to eat at the Madurodam's two restaurants: Taste of Holland and Panorama Café. There are also two shops on site where you can buy some souvenirs.