Address: Address George Maduroplein 1 2584 RZ The Hague, the Netherlands T +31 70 41 624 00 E
Duration: 2 Hours
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A miniature theme park packed with a host of fun-filled activities is what best describes Madurodam! This unique theme park is a major tourist attraction in the Hague, Netherlands. Here, guests get a chance to experience the history of the Netherlands through a scaled-down representation of the country. Since its inception in 1952, Madurodam has seen more than 50 million visitors! Interactive and fun, Madurodam is the perfect theme park for all age groups.


Madurodam in the Netherlands is home to a range of delightful activities that offer an immersive look at the country and how it functions. Right from letting visitors load containers onto a cargo ship in the miniature part of Rotterdam to allowing them to prevent a great flood by operating the Oosterscheldekering storm surge barrier, Madurodam has something interesting for everyone.

  • Get a chance to witness scenes from everyday life with miniature replicas of Dutch homes and other important landmarks.
  • The park is divided into zones that ensure you pick the most suitable experience.
  • Load containers on a cargo ship and experience what a Dutch cheese market looks like, all in one place!
  • Spend time admiring the intricate design involved in crafting miniature landscapes with the perfect attention to detail.
  • Visitors are given a personal smartphone to use while at the park, which allows you to learn interesting stories about each object in the park. 
  • Enjoy a delicious meal on the terrace at Panorama Cafe as you enjoy gorgeous views of the park.

Explore Madurodam

Madurodam is divided into three main zones - Holland in one hour, For the whole family and For couples and friends. You can pick a zone based on who you’re accompanying to the park and also based on what activities you would enjoy most. Here’s an overview of the three zones at Madurodam:

Holland in an hour

Discover how the Netherlands has evolved into the country it is today at this zone. You can view replicas of buildings, squares, and streets. The models are exact replicas of special buildings on a scale of 1:25. Here you can view models of Mills ‘Kinderdijk’, the only place with 19 windmills, Church ‘Westerkerk’, the largest Renaissance church in Amsterdam that stands at 87 meters, Rijksmuseum that is home to some of the most important collections of paintings from the 15th - 19th centuries and many other attractions. Treat yourself to some Dutch cheeses and spot all the Madurodam airplanes at Schiphol. 

For the whole family

This zone at Madurodam offers fun activities for your whole family. You can play football on an international football field at Madurodam in the Netherlands and cheer along with the legendary Dutch national team. A 3D engine at Madurodam gives you the opportunity to transform yourself into a 3D version of yourself with the 3D engine. Change water into land at the Waterwolf and learn how** **the Dutch created land from an uninhabitable stretch of water. Live like Dutch and manage Dutch ports, discover Dutch cheeses, and get a chance to generate energy at Madurodam!

For friends and couples

If you’re at Madurodam with your friends or your partner, there’s so much you can do! Go back in time to New Amsterdam of the 17th century at Nieuw Amsterdam. Sail onboard a ship from Amsterdam to New Amsterdam and experience the Dutch roots of New York at Madurodam. At the Court of the Netherlands, you get the chance to go back in time and experience the First Assembly of the Free States in the Hall of States, Dordrecht, in 1572. Learn about how the foundations were laid for the Netherlands as we know it today through this multi-sensory experience. Admire some of the most gorgeous castles like The Peace Palace, Drakensteyn Castle, Huis ten Bosch Palace, Het Loo Palace. Take a walk through some of the most significant monuments in Amsterdam - The Royal Palace on Dam Square, canal houses, the Rijksmuseum, Anne Frank’s house, the Wallen district - all in one place at Madurodam!

Know Before You Visit

Here’s all you need to know about Madurodam before you plan your visit to this miniature theme park.

Madurodam opening hours are as follows:

  • Mon-Sun: 10 AM - 5 PM

Best Time to Visit

You can visit Madurodam in the Netherlands all-year-round! However, you can keep in mind that the months between May and October have the most pleasant weather with very little rainfall.

Address: George Maduroplein 1, 2584 RZ Den Haag, Netherlands
Getting There:
Madurodam is extremely accessible through public and private transport. It takes 45 minutes to reach the park from Amsterdam and 25 minutes from Rotterdam.

By Train: From any station in the Netherlands take a train to Den Haag Centraal or to Den Haag Hollands Spoor. From either station, you can take tram 9 towards Scheveningen Noord or bus 22 towards Den Haag, Duindorp.

By Tram: From The Hague Central Station or Hollands Spoor Station, take tram 9 to Scheveningen Noord. To get to Madurodam from Scheveningen, take line 9 to Vrederust from the Zwarte Pad or Kurhaus stop. Get off at the Madurodam stop.

By Bus: From The Hague Central Station or Hollands Spoor station take bus 22 to Den Haag Duindorp.To get to Madurodam from Scheveningen, take bus 22 to Rijswijk de Schilp from Schev.slag/Beelden aan Zee or Kurhausweg stops. Get off at the Madurodam stop.

By Car: If coming from the center of The Hague (A12, A4), follow the signs for Madurodam to the slip road for the Hubertus viaduct. If coming from Wassenaar/Amsterdam (A44/N44, A4), take the N14 towards Scheveningen, ending up on the Hubertus viaduct. Drive right onto the viaduct and take the first exit towards Madurodam. Madurodam has a paid parking facility.

  • Mandatory distance of 1.5 meters between households. To this end, visitors will only be able to purchase day tickets with a specified time of arrival.
  • You will find heart-shaped markings on the ground to ensure social distancing.
  • The signage in the park has been renewed so that they are easily visible. In case of any queries, you can approach any staff member.
  • Tickets can only be bought online.
  • Disinfection points have been installed both inside and outside.
  • High contact surfaces will be cleaned regularly.
  • All food items will be individually packaged at the restaurants.
  • Access to free WiFi 
  • Lockers to store your valuables
  • Free of charge kennels for your pets
  • Parking attendants to assist you with parking to prevent disruption to the flow of traffic
  • Accessible toilets are available at the restaurant in Madurodam
  • Disabled parking spaces located close to the entrance
  • If a disabled person is dependent on a companion, the companion gets free admission.
  • Guide dogs and assistance dogs are allowed in Madurodam
  • Wheelchairs are available 
  • Indoor attractions are accessible for wheelchair users or people with limited mobility.
  • 13 of the 18 activities at Madurodam are wheelchair accessible
  • You must follow the instructions of parking attendants while parking your vehicle to ensure the proper flow of traffic.
  • Entry to the park is allowed with a valid admission ticket that is valid only on the day of the issue.
  • Smoking is only allowed in the designated area. 
  • Pets are not permitted inside the park.
  • The use of roller skates and scooters is not permitted within the park.
  • CD players, radios, and other sound equipment are not allowed.
  • Book your tickets to Madurodam online and in advance
  • It is no longer mandatory to wear a face mask at the Madurodam
  • Keep a digital map of the park handy to ensure you have all the information you need
  • A lot of the attractions are outdoor, so remember to dress according to the weather.
  • Panorama Café: Treat yourself to sandwiches, soups, salads, and other snacks while enjoying stunning views of the park. 
  • Yon Scheveningen: They serve breakfast, lunch and dinner. If you head there on a Sunday, you can enjoy their delicious buffet. 
  • Brasserie Berlage: Visit this restaurant located in a beautiful historic pavilion. 
  • Restaurant De Tapperij: On of the oldest cafes in The Hague, this old-fashioned restaurant offers classic French cuisine.

Budget: easyHotel, Days Inn, Ibis Budget hotels
Mid-range: Hotel Indigo, Stadsvilla Mozaic, Leonardo Royal Hotel
Luxury: Hotel Des Indes, Villa de Duinen, Hotel Van Oranje

The souvenir shop at Madurodam has lots to offer, including

  • Dutch souvenirs like clogs or Delft Blue tiles
  • Photo books
  • Paper models
  • Contemporary jewelry

There’s also an online store exclusively for the Flying Dutchman experience at the Madurodam. You can purchase souvenirs specific to this experience on the online store. 

Frequently Asked Questions About Madurodam

What is Madurodam? 

A: Madurodam is a miniature theme park and tourist attraction located  in the Scheveningen district of The Hague in the Netherlands

Is Madurodam open post COVID-19?

A: Yes, Madurodam is open to visitors post-COVID-19.

Is it safe to visit Madurodam post-COVID-19? 

A: Yes, Madurodam has a host of safety protocols in place to ensure the safety of all visitors.

Q.  Where is Madurodam located?

A: Madurodam is located in the Scheveningen district of The Hague in the Netherlands

Q.  What are Madurodam opening hours?

A: Madurodam is open from 10 am to 5 pm daily.

Q.  What’s the best time to visit Madurodam?

A: The months between May and October have the most pleasant weather with very little rainfall. This will ensure your visit to Madurodam is not disrupted by the rain. 

Q.  How much time do you need at Madurodam?

A: You need approximately 2 hours at Madurodam.

Q.  What is unique about Madurodam?

A: Madurodam is a miniature theme park that is home to a range of 1:25 scale model replicas of famous Dutch landmarks, historical cities and large developments.

Is Madurodam an outdoor or indoor park?

A: Madurodam has a combination of indoor and outdoor attractions.

How much do Madurodam tickets cost?

A: Madurodam tickets cost €17.50

Where can I purchase Madurodam tickets?

A: You can purchase tickets for Madurodam online. 

What are the best things to do inside Madurodam?

A: Some of the highlight attractions inside Madurodam include ‘Your 3D Selfie’, ‘The Court of the Netherlands’, ‘Nieuw Amsterdam’, and ‘Fly over the Netherlands’.

How many rides are there inside Madurodam?

A: There are a total of 18 activities in Madurodam.

Is Madurodam suitable for toddlers?

A: Madurodam is best suited for children above 6 years.

Is there any dress code inside Madurodam?

A: There is no dress code inside Madurodam.

Is outside food allowed in Madurodam? 

A: Outside food is not allowed inside Madurodam.

What type of restaurants does Madurodam offer? 

A: Panorama Café at Madurodam has sandwiches, soups, salads, hot and cold snacks and a variety of hot and cold drinks.

Are lockers available inside Madurodam?

A: Yes, there are lockers available.

Is there a baby room inside Madurodam?

A: There are baby changing facilities at Madurodam.

Is there a free parking space inside Madurodam?

A: Onsite parking is available at €10 per day.

How do I contact Madurodam? 

A: You can call Madurodam at  +31 70 41 624 00 or email them