By looking at art together, you will get to know your familiy even better. No worries if the baby cries or you burst out laughing together; that's more than welcome at the Stedelijk. A perfect day out with your aunt, grandfather, stepmother, bonus dad, half-sister or second cousin.  


Every Sunday, free of charge, 10.30 am – 12.30 pm, for the whole family from 5 years old

So, who can spot the dancing lady? And where exactly is that mysterious bird hiding? It takes some detective skills to spot the funny details in the most beautiful works of art. So let's get cracking! This treasure hunt is free of charge and you can involve your whole family. However, we do ask you to book your free ticket, so we know you're coming.

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Photo: Maarten Nauw

Guided Tours & workshops

Family Guided Tour (NL)

Every Saturday, 11.30 am – 12.30 pm, for the whole family from 5 years old

What's your daughter's favorite artwork? What's your son's favorite color? And what do you think when you look at a huge blue painting?
The 'How well do you know your family tour' is a fun way for you and your family to discover the museum, and the art—and learn even more about each other. All in the company of a tour guide.

Note: registration for the family tour is required!

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Photo: Maarten Nauw


Everyday, free of charge, for the whole family from 5 years old

Lux the firefly lives in the museum and flies around at night when all the lights are out. And the artworks love that because they're a bit afraid of the dark. But now the firefly has lost his light! Who can help Lux to get his light back? On their quest, children visit eight works of art and see all kinds of fantastic things. From a magic ring to hidden faces! From works of art that produce sounds to art that makes you dance... but will you be able to find the light? 

The children's tour can be followed at Tomorrow is a Different Day. Collection 1980 – Now. At the entrance, you can grab an audio player or scan a QR code with your phone to listen. The audio tour is easy to follow—scan the squares with KIDS on them, using the audio player or your phone. 

The tour is available every day in Dutch and English. 

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Photo: Maarten Nauw


Everyday, free of charge, for the whole family

Capture the light with mirrors, dance with colored light, and use your hands, feet and entire body to make shadow art.

In the LightLab, the art is not in the composition of the physical objects on display, but rather in the use of light and shadows. The lab is designed to help you discover how light itself can be art, with the help of mirrors, lamps and your own body. Learn how to create shadows and reflections of various shapes and colors, enlarge and shrink them, and make them dance across the walls and ceiling.

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Photo: Almicheal Fraay