Open Kids Atelier Gemeentemuseum
Every Sunday, children aged from 5 up can get creative in the Open Kid's Atelier at Gemeentemuseum Den Haag. While parents enjoy the exhibitions or a cup of coffee elsewhere in the museum, children can have fun doing arts and crafts, drawing, painting, you name it, under the professional guidance of a museum teacher/artist. Children are free to walk in throughout the entire afternoon from 12:00 to 16:00 free of charge and they can create what they like. The museum offers a wealth of inspiration!
Plenty of inspiration for creative kids
Roaming through the daylight drenched Art Deco building dating from 1935, designed by architect Berlage, is also an experience for children. Colourful wall paintings and the Sara Rothé dolls house will undoubtedly appeal to the imagination. So will the original illustrations from children's art book Delft Blue - A Vase for the Princess, on show as part of the exhibition The Wonder of Delft Blue. Basically: there are all kinds of things to see and great ideas for a creative extravaganza in the Open Kids Atelier. The result, such as a drawing, painting or collage, can of course be taken home.
The Open Kids Atelier ('Open Kinderatelier') is suitable for children aged 5 and up. Children aged up to 18 have free admission to Gemeentemuseum Den Haag. Parents, grandparents and escorts pay the standard admission price or may make use of the Museum Pass and/or Friends Pass.
In addition to the Open Kids Atelier, Gemeentemuseum Den Haag offers many more fun activities for youngsters. In the museum hall beside the Kids Atelier, the Gemeentemuseum organizes small ongoing exhibitions for families with children. Each exhibition offers a wealth of activities including things for children to make and of course see.
Furthermore, the Gemeentemuseum offers families or grandparents and grandchildren a fantastic outing with the Wonderkamers. In the Wonderkamers, children aged 10 and up can learn about visual arts, arts and crafts, architecture and fashion in a novel, playful and interactive way. Thanks to state-of-the-art exhibition techniques art comes alive using a game in which you the visitor play the leading role.
Gemeentemuseum Den Haag
Gemeentemuseum Den Haag is one of the finest and most diverse museums in the Netherlands. The magnificent Berlage building houses not only the largest Mondriaan collection in the world, but also a permanent exhibition of modern art, an outstanding silver collection, finely decorated Delft Blue, interactive Wonderkamers and countless continuously changing exhibitions.
Directions to Gemeentemuseum
Gemeentemuseum Den Haag is located in Statenkwartier nearby Scheveningen beach and is easy to reach by public transport, car and bike. From Den Haag Centraal Railway Station and Hollands Spoor, tram 16 will take you to the museum in approximately 20 minutes. From Station CS you can also take bus 24, which runs between Station Mariahoeve and Kijkduin.
Gemeentemuseum can be reached by car via Utrechtsebaan towards Kijkduin. On arrival in the city follow the signs for 'Gemeentemuseum'. There are plenty of opportunities for free parking. If the car park should be full then paid parking is available in the World Forum parking garage at Churchillplein 10, which is about a 5-minute walk from Gemeentemuseum Den Haag.
Date & time
1 October till 29 October,
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM