When to come? All year round! The climate there is quite mild thanks to its proximity to the sea. But proximity to the sea can also be a disadvantage: in the cold season, there is unpleasant wet weather with rain and snow. Still, it’s better to plan a warm-weather trip – after all, besides the museums, you probably want to see the city itself and its surroundings. I was once in Amsterdam for the May holidays, I really wanted to see tulips in bloom and I did (more on that later)… But at the same time, there was also the Queen’s birthday celebration there. Apparently this holiday is loved by the Dutch. On this day, it seems that everyone in the country comes to Amsterdam! Parking is allowed everywhere – on the lawn, on the main streets and everything is free! Traffic is very strictly regulated, but driving through the city on Queen’s Day is a real extreme. It was colourful, people in wigs and bright orange clothes were walking the streets. BUT! All the hotels were full, the prices were incredibly high (we ended up staying in a hotel near the airport where there were empty rooms). It’s very crowded, the crowds of young people are bearded – all not somehow conducive to a family holiday.
Where to stay?
There are no child-friendly hotels in Amsterdam (with mini-clubs and entertainment), there are hotels that are suitable for family holidays: Hotel Pulitzer(Luxury Collection Hotel), 4.5 stars: centrally located near the canal in a very nice spot. There are family rooms, the restaurant offers a children’s menu.
At the entrance, children are given a task, which can be solved by picture fragments. Well, of course, the reward is a small prize on the way out. Every year the museum organises a children’s painting competition called Van Gogh Celebrates! ” Maybe your talented kids will participate and win next year?
– Art lovers can visit the Rijksmuseum State Art Museum, which opened in April 2013 after a ten-year reconstruction (admission for children under 18 is free). The museum offers the richest collection of paintings by Dutch artists (Rembrandt, Vermeer, etc.), as well as sculptures, archaeological artefacts, etc.
– In bad weather, you can go to the indoor playground, or rather entertainment centre, TunFun Speelpark (for children aged 1-12) in the centre of Amsterdam near Waterlooplein. For very young children (1-4 years) there is a play area with small safe slides. For the rest of the children: a standard set of entertainment
– go down the hill, climb ropes, jump on trampolines etc. Kids will love spending time there! There’s also a football pitch and you can go skateboarding. For adults, there’s free WIFI and a cafe where you can sit while the kids have fun.
– Older kids can go to the Tussauds Wax Museumand the brave Amsterdam Dungeon(Amsterdam Dungeons) to step into the times of the Inquisition and witch hunts.
– Children of different ages will be interested in the Tropical Tropenmuseum. This museum displays exhibits from former colonies. It offers various programmes for children, e.g. playing shadow theatre, making constructions, etc. The museum café serves exotic colonial dishes.
– Children can also be taken to the tramway museum, or rather the tramway museum (Electrische Museumtramlijn in Amsterdam, Harlemmermeerstation, Amstelveenseweg 264, 1075 XV Amsterdam). Sounds boring, but can actually be interesting. You can look at trams from different generations and from different cities in Europe (even Vienna and Graz!), go inside and also ride an old tram around the city.
In general, there are many museums in Amsterdam: the beer museum, the diamond museum, etc. But most likely these museums will be of more interest to parents than adults.
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Practical tip: If you are planning an intensive cultural programme with visits to museums, then it makes sense to purchase the following tourist cards:
I amsterdam city card: valid for transport travel for 24, 48 or 72 hours. It also offers free access to 38 museums and a Rijksmuseum discount, as well as a free canal walk. You can buy this card at the tourist information centre at the airport or near Amsterdam Central Station
Holland Pass: There are different types of cards, including a Holland Pass for children. It entitles you to travel on public transport and also gives you free entry or significant discounts to museums (and not only in Amsterdam, but also in other Dutch cities). It will also help you save valuable time – you won’t be queuing to get into museums, they’ll let you in without waiting!
Near Amsterdam you can visit: museum, or rather a traditional Dutch village, Zaanse Schans, where you can see how cheese is made, go to the windmill museum, go to the wooden shoe workshop, go along the river in a boat. You can get there by train (about 20 minutes from Central Station).
The ancient, literal toy towns of Edam and Volendam , are located about 25 km north of Amsterdam. You can get there by bus from Central Station or book a tour at any tourist information office. Edam is known for its cheese market, and Volendam for its old town and Volendam herring, famous all over the Netherlands – you should definitely try it while sitting in a small café or just strolling along the waterfront.
Of the cities, Leiden and Haarlem definitely deserve more attention. In Haarlem, you can see a permanent drawbridge, walk along a large shopping street and taste delicious waffles with hot cherries or chocolate while admiring the grandeur of the cathedral in the city’s central square. Leiden is a university town, cut with canals like Venice. Boating along the canals is perhaps even more picturesque than in Amsterdam.
And if you were in the Netherlands in April/May, then I advise you to visit the fabulous flower park, not far from Leiden Keukenhof, it made an indelible impression on me…. I really love flowers and especially tulips. Before visiting the park, I had no idea that tulips come in such colours and shapes. Besides tulips, there are other flowers. Incredibly beautiful!
If you’re not tired yet and want more entertainment, then plan a trip to the Efteling amusement park. The most convenient way is by car (about 100 km from Amsterdam). Next to the park is a 4-star hotel.
This is an amusement park with many slides and rides. It is interesting that some of the rides are done in old style. But this park deserves a separate review.
For children (from 2 to 8 years) you can visit the fairyland Sprookjeswonderland v town Enkhuizen (about 65 km from Amsterdam). You can have a lot of fun there: children will remember fairy tales about Snow White, the three little pigs, go on a train ride, eat pancakes, play on the playground.
You can visit the dolphinarium in Harderwijk (about 80 km from Amsterdam). You can come here all day long: watch various sea animal shows, get up close to dolphins – you can book a one-to-one meeting and also look into the dolphins’ smart eyes. Under the ground is a glass platform, behind which dolphins swim and fur seals can be seen up close. There are also playgrounds and cafes.
Continuing the nautical theme, you can go to the aquarium in Bergen aan Zee(about 60 km from Amsterdam). It is divided into zones: cold sea zone, Mediterranean zone, tropical zone and Amazon zone. There are many exotic fish, not only marine but also river fish, as well as a large collection of sea shells. The aquarium is located on the waterfront, so this trip can be combined with a walk along the beach.
Visit the park near The Hague Madurodam Netherlands in miniature. This is a great opportunity to see the whole of Holland in a few hours with its architectural monuments, harbours, mills in one park. The kids will be delighted! Everything moves there, ships enter the docks, planes get ready to take off, you can press different buttons, blow windmills or work as a lighting technician in a miniature theatre.
I won’t write too much about food in the Netherlands, because there are no national dishes. French fries are sold on every corner.
There are many restaurants and cafes – you’re sure to find something to your taste and at affordable prices. If you like fish, don’t forget to look for stalls near the canals (or ask at the hotel) selling lightly salted herring. Amazingly delicious! With onions, bread, on the street – don’t forget to try it!
And, of course, Holland has delicious dairy products and cheeses.
As a souvenir from Holland, we always bring our daughter Dutch slippers – traditional, but not wooden, but soft. The daughter loves them very much.
Despite its ambiguous image, Amsterdam is an interesting city! I think the baby will remember this trip too.
In conclusion, I want to note once again that Amsterdam is not the whole of Holland. If you want to see the real Netherlands, your best bet is to rent a car and drive through the many charming Dutch towns, big and small, on excellent roads. At least they fascinated us, but more on that in separate publications.
Amsterdam, famous for its nightlife, is considered an adult city, and you might think it’s not suitable for a family holiday. But that’s not the case at all! Now we’ll make sure… I won’t talk about the Van Gogh Museum or the Rix Museum, or the Anne-Frank House Museum, or having to skate near the Rijksmuseum in winter – all of which, as they say, are a must or a must see. . And I’ll start with the airport. The Schiphol airport you’ll be flying into is one of the most relaxed. The walls are decorated with paintings by the Flemish masters. There is a library in the building, where books in 25 different languages are on the shelves, here you can watch movies and TV shows, listen to music. At the airport there is a Children’s Forest – a playground with structures you can climb on and lots of other things a child can throw their energy into. There’s also a special childcare area with a place to change clothes and feed.
One of the oldest zoos in Europe, founded in 1835, with beautiful buildings and stunning gardens. Of course, since opening, the animal shelters have been modernised. The zoo has wonderful playgrounds and a good restaurant with high chairs and all the facilities for feeding babies. You can also hire buggies here for a small fee. The zoo itself is not very large, but most of the animals don’t live in cages but in enclosures, and this is undoubtedly important.
Burgermeester Burger Cafe praised by mums
are three streets – Albert Cuypstraat 48, Elandsgracht 130 and Plantage Kerklaan 37
Here you’ll taste the most delicious burgers. The choice is huge: beef and truffle, lamb and red onion, duck and Chinese cabbage, salmon and fried asparagus. For vegetarians, the falafel and veggie burgers are delicious, served with potatoes, bread and salad, fruit juice or milkshake.
Pancakes is a café where, you guessed it, they cook pancakes with a variety of fillings (bacon, cheese, paprika, banana, apple, marmalade, etc.) according to a Dutch recipe. The café also has a children’s menu with its own surprises so your child won’t get bored, highchairs and a microwave to warm up the milk. Enjoy!
Old candy shop. There’s a whole variety of sweets: licorice candies (sweet and salty), cinnamon and more. The shop also sells sugar-free diabetic candy. Mariska is the owner of the shop, she opened it in 2002 and has continued the tradition of her grandmother, who owned a bakery in Amsterdam, and Mariska will be happy to tell you which of the sweets you’ll particularly like. And she also arranges costume parties here, for Halloween, for example. If you want to enjoy the spirit of freedom, see the floating market of fragrant flowers, immerse yourself in the atmosphere of the city that inspired the greats Rembrandt and Van Gogh, you should visit the sights of Amsterdam. The unique architectural aspect of the Dutch capital is created by the water canals that divide the city into 90 islands. Choosing what to see in Amsterdam, every tourist will find entertainment to their liking. Some will freeze with admiration at the paintings of brilliant artists, others will want to see the exhibits of the shipping museum, and still others will enjoy visiting a nightclub where you can buy marijuana absolutely freely.
Amsterdam for kids – What to see first in Amsterdam:
Holland’s main metropolis is a special city in every way, so it’s sure to be memorable. There are so many places worth seeing here, it would be wise to determine which ones deserve the most attention before you travel – and our list of the best attractions will make that possible.
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Rijksmuseum (Rijksmuseum) in Amsterdam Mark Ahsmann It’s impossible to walk past such an Amsterdam landmark, as this huge red brick building with peaked roofs stretches the entire block along the canal embankment. This is the Rijksmuseum, which is one of the twenty most famous museums on the planet. In its many halls, the history of North Holland is collected, starting from the 15th century. Here you can see paintings by brilliant artists such as Rembrandt, Vermeer, Frans Hals, Jan van Goyen, Cornelis Trost and many others. They depict scenes from the lives of saints, aristocratic nobility and ordinary people. Central to the museum is Rembrandt’s painting ‘The Night Watch’, for which the entire building was rebuilt in 2006. The Rijksmuseum exhibits samples of works by famous Dutch jewellers, stone and wooden statues that formerly served as decorations for temple altars, clergy clothing embroidered with gold and precious stones, numerous engravings, photographs and artefacts. The museum has rooms representing the works of Italian, Spanish and Flemish master painters, which are equally interesting for art connoisseurs.
Vincent Van Gogh Museum
Vincent Van Gogh Museum in Amsterdam Wladyslaw When choosing what to visit in Amsterdam in a guidebook, you should pay attention to the famous Vincent Van Gogh Museum, which contains a collection of 200 paintings by the author, 500 sketches, archival documents, the artist’s correspondence with his older brother, friends and colleagues. Art lovers will also be able to enjoy paintings by Picasso, Gauguin, Monet and other contemporaries of the artist. Guided tours of the museum are available in 10 languages, and on Thursday at 3.30pm you can visit for free with an English-speaking guide. Coming to the gallery with a child won’t be a problem, as they’ll be offered an exciting two-hour Treasure Hunt. But photography in the halls is strictly forbidden. The building was erected and opened to visitors in 1973. Vincent van Gogh’s grandson gave him a priceless collection of paintings. The exhibition wing was added at the end of the 20th century and the gallery’s appearance has not changed since. Moving from room to room, one can follow the development of the artist’s talent and a reflection of his mood. In the early works, the predominance of dark shades is clearly expressed, reflecting the despair and depressive mood of both Van Gogh himself and the heroes of his paintings. But the later canvases are full of landscapes in an insanely saturated palette, speaking to the author’s mental turmoil.
The winding pond at Amsterdam’s Vondelpark Ken Eckert Visiting the various sights of Amsterdam, you can’t miss Vondelpark. Here you can admire the beauty of landscapes that have retained their natural originality and skilfully completed by people. Surprisingly beautiful trees grow here in abundance – catalpas, red chestnuts, graceful birches, shrubs and grasses. A huge pond, which stretches across the park, has become a habitat for swans, ducks and rare blue lizards. The park has many walking and cycling trails, shaded paths and lawns where you can relax, enjoy the sun or picnic. But the main pride of the organisers is the luxurious rose garden, which contains over 70 varieties of roses. In the centre of the park is a monument to Dutch playwright Jost van den Vondel. Also on the grounds are Picasso’s giant “Fish” and the symbol of the fight against racism – Nelson Carillo’s “Mama Bagel” statue. As well as the entertainment programme you can visit the free outdoor theatre. For those who are hungry, cafes and restaurants open their doors. And lovers of outdoor activities will be happy to go roller-riding, play tennis and golf and also have fun with the kids on the playgrounds.
Beguinage in Amsterdam
Beguinage in Amsterdam Dennis Jarvis For those who are tired of the hustle and bustle of the city, it’s worth visiting the beguinage, which is included in the Amsterdam sights. It consists of 47 detached houses, forming an enclosed courtyard. In the 14th century, widows and unmarried women settled here, who decided to devote their lives to caring for the city’s poor and sick residents. Striving for a righteous way of life and professing Catholicism, they still had the right to leave the community at any time and even to marry. Visitors enter the beguinage through a massive ancient gate, which depicts the patron saint of the beguinage – Saint Ursula. A professional guide will lead visitors through a well-tended courtyard with green lawns, trees and statues of saints. He will tell you that it’s worth visiting the Amsterdam Beguinage, if only to see the oldest wooden house in the Netherlands. In the library you can familiarise yourself with biblical writings and drawings depicting scenes from the lives of saints.
Flower market Bloemenmarkt
flower market in Amsterdam zak mc When they go to the Netherlands, many people already decide in advance that it is a must to visit the floating flower market Bloemenmarket in Amsterdam. After all, you probably won’t see such a huge amount of flowers, seeds, bulbs and seedlings in any other city in the world. Until the mid-17th century, farmers brought their fragrant wares here, selling them to townspeople directly from boats. And in 1862, it was decided to set up small flower shops on moored barges. In the market, you can not only admire the beauty of the blooming flowers, but also buy bulbs of the famous Dutch tulips, seeds of local and exotic plants. However, if you’re going to take them home with you, you need to get a certificate from the sellers giving you the right to export. Among the multicoloured bags, you can see already packed marijuana seeds for free. You shouldn’t try to smuggle them out of the country, because instead of remembering Amsterdam’s sights at home with a smile, you may get in trouble with the law.
Amsterdam Botanic Garden or Hortus Botanicus
Amsterdam Botanical Garden Guilhem Vellut Residents of the Dutch capital believe that every tourist should see Amsterdam’s famous botanical garden. In 1638, it seemed to save the city from the plague, and now it’s a beautiful corner with a collection of over 6 thousand plants. The thirties of the 17th century were marked for the Netherlands by a plague epidemic that claimed thousands of lives over several years. It was at this time that doctors began cultivating medicinal plants near the walls of Amsterdam, whose infusions and decoctions brought relief to the sick. So the Hortus Botanicus was founded, which then continued to expand and in the 19th century became the property of the university, where famous biologists of the time conducted their research. Travellers and sailors constantly added to the collection of this Amsterdam attraction, bringing plants from other countries and continents. An interesting fact is that Holland is the birthplace of coffee. In the botanical garden the beans were cultivated, which Louis XIV sent to Brazil, where they spread. In the Hortus Botanicus, the famous Victoria Amazonica lily blooms two nights a year. What’s more, on the first night its petals are white, and after a day they turn pink. So that visitors can see this spectacle, the garden is left specially open at this time.
Amsterdam Sietske Dam Square It would be fair to say that every tourist wants to see Amsterdam’s central Dam Square, which is 20 thousand square metres in size. This is where the city’s most significant events take place, including ceremonies, festivals, concerts, demonstrations and sometimes large-scale protests. Amsterdam’s attractions, located on the square, include several buildings and an amusement park that operates even at night. The Royal Palace, currently home to King Willem-Alexander, is open to visitors during his absence. You can visit an exhibition of contemporary artists or listen to organ music by visiting the new church, which lost its original theological function in the late 20th century. Dam Square is perhaps the most famous Madame Tussauds museum in the world, whose building is an architectural gem of the capital itself. In the centre of the square is a national memorial to Dutch soldiers who died in World War II. Every year, hundreds of flowers are brought to it in gratitude for liberating the people from fascism.
Naval Museum or Maritime Museum
Maritime Museum of the Netherlands in Amsterdam Ricardo Liberato Knowing about the rich maritime history of the Netherlands, you can confidently decide that you should definitely see the shipping museum in Amsterdam. Its building was erected in 1656 as a storehouse for the Admiralty. It was converted into a museum by order of Princess Beatrix in 1973. From 2007 to 2011, it underwent a grandiose reconstruction, which saw an elegant glass structure rise above the courtyard, and the museum’s exhibits were distributed across 11 exhibition halls according to theme. Visitors have the opportunity to see a huge collection of sea charts, portraits of navigators, books on ocean voyages, navigation manuals, as well as old globes, measuring and navigational instruments. The museum contains the largest collection of various ships, from vintage rowboats to modern high-speed vessels.
Albert Cuyp Square
Albert Cuyp Square in Amsterdam Franklin Heijnen Amsterdam’s attractions are amazing in their diversity. The silence of the halls and temples of museums is quickly replaced by the bustle of the markets and street markets, the most colourful of which is Albert Jacobs Cuyp Square. More than a century ago, traders from different countries displayed their wares here. Now it has become the most famous and largest market in the Netherlands. On the grounds of this attraction, besides stalls and shops, there are craft workshops, small cafes and even a museum. The museum’s exhibits are cheese heads, which you can try here and learn the history of their preparation. Most of the traders are emigrants from different countries, which is reflected in the rich assortment of goods. Many of them are a reflection of the national culture of a particular people and are often unique. But here such products can be bought at quite low prices, which attracts many shoppers.
Amsterdam City Museum, Stedelijk Museum
Amsterdam City Museum (Stedelijk Museum) FaceMePLS Many attractions in Amsterdam attract tourists not only for their content but also for their appearance. It’s hard to walk past the giant tub hanging over your head and not wonder what’s hiding underneath. This is what the new wing of the largest museum of modern art in the Netherlands looks like, with an area of 8000 m
It contains unique paintings by contemporary painters, whose works provoke admiration for some, puzzlement for others and a protest against such “outrage over art” for others. But at the same time, no one remains indifferent and disappointed, receiving a huge amount of diverse and conflicting emotions. The museum contains works by the masters of classical modernism, expressionism, minimalism, pop art, neoplasticism and other trends. Thematic exhibitions are often held here, giving this institution dynamism and connection to the reality of life.
Things to do in Amsterdam: what else to visit in Amsterdam
Even stronger to feel the local flavour will allow you to visit the attractions that are listed below. Those who are ready to reveal the secrets of the capital at night and fully demonstrate the beauty of the metropolis in daylight will help you not to get lost in a bright and dynamic city.
The Royal Palace in Amsterdam’s Dam Square by Robert Scarth The Royal Palace (included), located in the capital’s main square, is considered to be Amsterdam’s main attraction. The royal family rarely live here, so the building is often open to visitors. It also hosts coronation ceremonies, weddings of monarchs, receptions of foreign delegations and other similar events. Inside the palace impresses with its grandeur, an abundance of marble and gilding. In the huge Civic Hall, which symbolises the cosmos, you can admire the sculpture of the legendary titan Atlas holding the globe on his mighty shoulders. On the floor of the hall is a map of the Earth and the celestial spheres. The huge dome of the building is crowned with a pinwheel in the shape of an old ship, which is a symbol of Amsterdam. The palace houses a museum displaying many historical documents, household objects and clothes of the Dutch in different eras of their development. Visitors can also touch the beauty by visiting the hall of paintings by Rembrandt, Bol and other famous artists. There are attractions in Amsterdam that attract not only adult visitors but also the younger generation. These include the Nemo Museum, which looks like a giant green ship containing exhibits that tell the story of mankind’s achievements in technology, medicine, art and other fields. There are many interactive exhibits here, allowing you to learn a lot about the human body, the origin and possibilities of different energies, sound and light. Visitors are given the opportunity to participate in scientific experiments themselves. The building has several levels, each with a specific theme. The top floor is designed as a veritable ship’s deck, from which a magnificent view of Amsterdam and its surroundings can be admired.
The crowned spire of this Amsterdam landmark is visible from afar. This is the Westerkerk – a church distinguished by its elegant architecture and rich history. Here is buried the great Rembrandt, whose paintings have continued to delight art connoisseurs for many centuries. Next to this church lived a Jewish girl, Anne Frank, whose diary of the horrors of the Nazi occupation is known the world over. A monument to this brave child stands in the church square. Climbing the 186 steps, visitors to the church reach the observation deck, which offers a stunning view of the beautiful Dutch capital.
Now the building is also used for practical purposes – it serves as a fire tower, as it is the highest point in the city.
What to see in Amsterdam for kids?
Many tourists think that Amsterdam is not the best destination for travellers with children. We hasten to refute it and assure you that there are many places in the Dutch capital that will fit perfectly into your child’s cultural and entertainment schedule.
1. ARTIS Zoo, Botanical Garden and Museum of Microorganisms
Of course, the most mundane thing that immediately comes to mind when asked where to go in Amsterdam for kids is the zoo. The idea is really great. The Amsterdam ARTIS Zoo is one of the best in Europe.
And right next to it are a few other interesting objects. This is, first of all, the Botanical Garden with many exotic plant species. And secondly, a truly unique object that has no analogues in the world – the Museum of Microorganisms. About all three attractions -.
2. Nemo Interactive Science Museum
A must in your plan should be the NEMO interactive science museum. A variety of this museum’s interactive exhibits accomplish a simple task: to tell in a simple way about scientific facts (from physics to chemistry) and the structure of the world. DNA, chain reactions, the water cycle, electricity, metals, the human brain and much, much more. Ticket price – 16,5 euro.
3. Cat boat De poezenboot
A well-known feature of Amsterdam are the so-called houseboats – houses on the water, i.e. on the city’s many canals. Among them there is a very interesting houseboat that is sure to please children – a cat boat (Poezenboot). There is a real cat shelter here. The cat shelter is open from 13.00 to 15.00, except on Wednesdays and Sundays. Admission is free (please leave a donation).
4. Madame Tussauds Wax Museum
The Madame Tussauds Museum is located in Dam Square, where a large collection of wax figures of various celebrities is on display: political and public figures, show-business stars, film personalities, etc.
5. Walk through the canals
The most popular entertainment among the city’s guests is a walk along Amsterdam’s canals. And this way of spending time is perfect for even the smallest tourists!
6. Rijksmuseum and Van Gogh museums
It’s no secret to anyone that visual arts museums hard with kids. But if you still want to introduce your beautiful child to them on a volunteer-obligatory basis, start with Amsterdam’s two main museums – the Rijksmuseum and the Van Gogh Museum.
7. Zaanse Schans Mill Village
Don’t deprive your child of the opportunity to see real mills. They are located in the suburbs of Amsterdam, in the tourist village of Zaanse Schans. Here you can not only take a look at these structures, but also really watch their work – the production of spices, oil, paint and mustard and buy these products and other souvenirs in numerous souvenir shops. It will be interesting!
8. TunFun playground
9. Tours of Amsterdam
A great solution would be to go with your child on an exciting tour with a Russian-speaking guide. Here are some interesting options.
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The sculptors have done a good job here too – among the floral arrangements are funny animal figurines in unexpectedly interesting interpretations. The park hosts international tulip season exhibitions every year, when the main flower panorama is prepared each year by different countries in turn. Russia also participates in them under the slogan “Russian Season” and adequately demonstrates the high art of floristry and floriculture.
A ticket to the Keukenhof park costs 14 Є. You can buy it on the park’s website or from the bus that takes tourists to Keukenhof.