A researcher shows collection


Our experts share the latest knowledge, show real collection pieces and talk passionately about their work. Take a seat at the grandstand and ask all your questions.

On Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays. Suitable for 8 years and older.

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A curiosity cabinet

Curiosity cabinet

How do you know what life looked like during the dinosaur age and ice age? Come and discover it at the curiosity cabinets in the gallery 'Dinosaur age' and 'Ice age'.

Every weekend and during school holidays (walk-in). Suitable for all ages.

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a boy studies a Triceratops bone

Discovering in the workshops

Here you can explore nature itself. Fossils, bones and skulls: you can touch and study them all. Just like researchers, you look for answers yourself. What are you going to discover?

Every weekend and during holidays from 11 am to 4 pm (walk-in). Suitable for all ages.

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Naturalis Now

Naturalis Now

(Only in Dutch) In this live broadcast you will get an update of current Naturalis research.

Mondays to Saturdays at 3 pm, Sundays at 12 pm. Suitable for all ages.

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Preparatie van een vogel


How do you prepare an animal or plant to go into the collection for eternity? Watch it live!

On Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Fridays from 10 am to 2 pm (walk-in). Suitable for all ages.

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A boy studies his find during Nature questions

Nature questions

Have you found something and do you want to know what it is? Take it to Naturalis and we'll investigate it together.

Every other week on Wednesday, from 2 pm to 4 pm (walk-in). Suitable for all ages.

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