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. 

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Programma ontdekkingsreis zaal leven

Groep 1 en 2 Zaalprogramma Ontdekkingsreis

Wat leeft er in het water, op het land of in de lucht? Heeft het strepen of vlekken? Hoe zien jonkies eruit? Speur met een verrekijker naar kleine dieren van nu, of grote dieren van vroeger. Gaan jullie mee? Er is op deze reis van alles te ontdekken en…
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Traces of the Ice Age

10–12 years old "Traces of the Ice Age" workshop

Is it cold out? Not as cold as it was during the last Ice Age! Which plants and animals were around at that time, and how do we know? Like a real paleontologist, you'll look for evidence. Rummage through a tray of fossil finds and investigate which animal…
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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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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.

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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.

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

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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.

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The Nature Guide
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