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Miffy Museum

Miffy, Nijntje, Miffy Museum

If you have young children and are considering a day trip from Amsterdam, the Miffy Museum (or ‘Nijntje’ as she is called in Dutch) is the perfect place to visit. This sweet little museum  is situated in the beautiful city of Utrecht – only a half hour train ride from Amsterdam. It has been so thoughtfully put together and really brings to life the world of Miffy.

Miffy, Nijntje, Miffy Museum

In every room there are activities for children to engage in, or toys to play with — and unlike most museums where you aren’t allowed to touch any of the displays, here everything is to be touched, played with and explored by little hands. Everything is interactive and each room has a different theme. There is a real life version of Miffy’s house where children can sit at Miffy’s table, try her bed, cook in her kitchen, mow her lawn etc. In the museum themed room children are encouraged to create their own art displays.

Miffy, Nijntje, Miffy Museum

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Miffy, Nijntje, Miffy Museum

Upstairs there is a transport themed room with different modes of transport that children can ride around a mini town complete with streets, pedestrian crossings and traffic lights. There is  a lot to see and do throughout, and at the end children can sit peacefully in the craft room and do some painting or colouring in, or they can play in the zoo room (with slides and tunnels) if they still have some energy to burn!

Miffy, Nijntje, Miffy Museum

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Miffy was created by Dick Bruna in 1955 and by now her stories have been translated to more than 40 languages! It’s no wonder this is such a popular destination for famililes. Tickets for the museum can be bought online (which saves you queuing) or across the road at the Centraal Museum (just make sure you have tickets before you line up at the Miffy Museum).

Miffy, Nijntje, Miffy Museum

Miffy, Nijntje, Miffy Museum

Miffy Museum
Agnietenstraat 2
3512 XB Utrecht
The Netherlands
[email protected]
+31 (0)30 2362399
*Map*
Opening hours:
Tuesday to Sunday 10:00 – 17:00 (Closed on Monday)
Closed on: 1 January / 30 April / 25 December

Miffy, Nijntje, Miffy Museum


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