Children and families

Find useful tips for an eventful MEERESMUSEUM visit here:


If you want to test your knowledge of local fishes, you should try our fish quiz in the Fisheries exhibition on the first floor.

 Guided tour for children (audio guide)

Our cheeky diver Jaques takes your kids on an entertaining tour of the museum. There are audio guide tours for (grand)parents, too.

Play stations

There are different wooden play stations for our younger visitors throughout the museum tour.

Turtle hospital

Become an animal carer at our turtle hospital (in the exit area). The offer is best suited for children aged 2 to 6.

Feeding times

Turtle feeding – Mon, Wed and Fri at 1:00pm; Watch the sharks from tank 18 get their treats on Tue and Fri at 2:00pm.