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A Day With Seals in Pieterburen (Zeehondencentrum)

The Zeehondencentrum, or seal rehabilitation centre, in Pieterburen (near Groningen) is a lovely place to visit with young kids. The centre is fairly small, but they’ve packed a lot into the space. There are exhibits explaining about the life of seals and the dangers they face, several viewing areas and regular chances to take a read more >>

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Day Out With The Kids? The Maritime Museum in Rotterdam is Awesome!

It’s the February school break here, and like all parents we’re looking for ways to amuse the kids. Today we checked out the Maritime Museum (Maritiem Museum) in Rotterdam and it ended up being one of the best museum experiences we’ve ever had.  Just arriving at the museum was exciting for our kids, as the read more >>

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Thoughts after a Visit to Sealife Scheveningen

On a grey day in June, I visited Sealife Scheveningen with two 4-year-olds and a 1-year-old.  I’d been curious about going for some time but full-price tickets are expensive, even with the online discount (€14.75 for adults, €10.75 for kids 3-11). I was fairly sure we’d have a good time but not that good a time: read more >>

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