Suitcases delivered? Check! Checked in? Check! Due to security? Check! And now waiting for your flight. Fortunately, you can have a great time after security. How about these tips with a nice Dutch twist.


You can visit the Holland Boulevard day and night to admire a selection of Dutch masterpieces from the Rijksmuseum. You see the Netherlands through the eyes of painters from the th century. The collection changes regularly, so always worth checking out. And, you don’t have to leave empty-handed. In The Museum Shop you will find unique items inspired by great masters such as Van Gogh and Vermeer, but also designs by a new generation of Dutch artists.

Fun for kids

Are you traveling with children? Then you should not miss a visit to the little sister of NEMO Science Museum. Here you can learn more about science and technology in a playful way by doing your own experiments. Fun for young and old. The little ones can have fun in the playground. And are you looking for even more entertainment for the little ones? Then Miffy should certainly not be missing. Games for the road, cute cuddly toys and the adventures of Miffy, Little Pig, Grandma and Grandpa Fluff in book form. You will definitely find something fun at Schiphol.

Say cheese

Got an appetite? Enjoy some typical Dutch snacks and dishes at Tastes from the Lowlands or Dutch Kitchen. From bitterballen and croquettes to herring, poffertjes and stroopwafels. Also delicious Dutch, take your favorite delicacies with you on a trip. For example, stock up on (a few) delicious bars at Tony’s Chocolonely. Prefer something hearty? At Say Cheese it’s cheese, cheese and more cheese.

Opening hours, locations and more can be found in our overview of typical Dutch tips


Don’t forget your flight

Time flies with all those activities. Do you want to make sure you are not late for your flight? Download the Schiphol app, track your flight and turn on the notifications. Then you will automatically receive a signal when you can board. It’s that easy.


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