Educational programs
primary education

At this time, our programs are offered in Dutch only. In the future, you will be able to choose from a workshop visit, an exhibition program or a combination of the two.

View our full offer here

Animals gone wild

4–6 years old "Animals gone wild" workshop

Spots, stripes or speckles? Large or small, fast or slow? All animals are different, but they also have many things in common. Like a real researcher, learn to discover patterns by looking at real furs, feathers, shells and stuffed animals. Dress up like…
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Expedition

4–6 years old Exhibition program "Expedition"

Which creatures live in the water, on land and in the air? Do they have stripes or spots? What do their babies look like? Use a set of binoculars to discover small animals from the present day or larger ones from ancient times. Are you ready? There's so…
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Lang zal Bonkie leven

6–8 years old "Long live Lumpy" workshop

Help! Look out! Lumpy has only just been born and nature is full of dangers. You'll design and test various solutions to keep Lumpy safe, such as wings, shells, springs or camouflage. Lumpy also wants a family. The museum will show you how animals in…
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Educational programs
secondary education

At this time, our programs are offered in Dutch only. In the future, you will be able to choose from a workshop visit, an exhibition program or a combination of the two.

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Triceratops fossil

12–13 years old "Dino fossils" workshop

In this workshop, you'll put yourselves in the shoes of a paleontologist. You'll investigate real dinosaur bones, eggs, footprints and other traces. By feeling, measuring and putting things together, you'll be able to reconstruct the age of the dinosaurs.…
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Animal love

13-15 years old Exhibition program "Animal love"

Frogs that carry their young on their backs, dancing spiders, reproductive organs in all shapes and sizes… When it comes to animal love, variety is the name of the game. Using humor, common sense and the wealth of our collection, you'll discover patterns…
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Booking info
make your visit a success

At this time, our programs are offered only in Dutch. View our prices and other practical information, such as opening hours and house rules online.

Booking information

Boy studying a bone

Programs
for groups of children

At this time, these programs are offered in Dutch only.

Children with T. rex

Digital
offer

We offer a range of digital resources (in Dutch) to help our visitors retain a sense of wonder about nature:

Children aged 4–12 can find out about nature in a playful way by visiting one of our Amazing Worlds.

Go straight to the Amazing Worlds Passport

Consult the Nature Guide to find out more about Naturalis topics and researchers.

Go straight to the Nature Guide

Secondary-school pupils can visit our Nature Lab to cram for biology class in a unique way. Here, they can carry out their own nature research, using data supplied by Naturalis researchers.

Go straight to the Nature Lab

The Nature Guide
One of the amazing worlds