Visiting IJmuiden with childrenRegardless of the weather, if you and your family decide to visit IJmuiden, there is always plenty to do, both indoors and outside. Taking the kids to the beach for the day is always fun, and you can choose from any of the beaches in IJmuiden aan Zee. They’re also sure to love the Veilige Haven and Speeltuin Santpoort playgrounds. For those rainy days, there’s always the Bunkermuseum and the Zee- en Havenmuseum (Maritime Museum),as well as the child-friendly Pieter Vermeulen Museum and the centrum voor natuur- en milieueducatie (centre for nature and environmental education) in the municipality of Velsen. Trampoline jumping is healthy and fun and is sure to improve your mood, so why not take a leap at Springvloed?
Speeltuin Veilige Haven, IJmuiden
De Veilige Haven
Sat 22 February 2014 until Sun 19 October 2014
Established in 1930, this large children’s playground has a ‘harbour’ theme influencing its fun features. Besides the swings, there are three large climbing frames, two sandpits, many slides and other...
Buitenplaats Velserbeek, Velsen-Zuid
Walk with your dog in the park, watch the animals at the petting zoo, have fun in the playground or enjoy a drink in the tearoom. Velserbeek country estate offers a wide range of activities....
Strand IJmuiden aan Zee, IJmuiden
IJmuiden aan Zee beach
IJmuiden aan Zee has one of the nicest beaches in the Noord Holland province. The extraordinarily wide beach has four pavilions that are open all year round. IJmuiden aan Zee has a blue flag beach,...
Strand IJmuiderslag, IJmuiden
IJmuiderslag’s wide, peaceful beach is located just south of the IJmuiden aan Zee beach. On part of the beach it’s possible for dogs to run and play without a lead....
Blast furnaces museum
This museum specialises in the industrial heritage of the IJmuiden region, especially the renowned steelworks. Showcasing objects, old documents, photos and film material, visitors can enjoy a taste...
Pieter Vermeulen Museum
The kid-friendly Pieter Vermeulen Museum is currently located in Driehuis, a town north of Haarlem. Its permanent collection is based on the examples of stuffed animals from Pieter Vermeulen. ...