Multigenerational travel gives families the opportunity to learn about a destination – and each other. Here, seven places where curated exhibits and interactive learning make kids feel like VIP guests.
The world-renowned Rijksmuseum
draws travelers with its famed Van Goghs, Rembrandts, and Vermeers, and its Michelin-starred restaurant, RIJKS
. It’s a great spot for children too, with daily family-focused tours, drawing lessons, and a kid-focused museum guide and puzzle book. The crowning stroke: a digital mystery-solving game. Museum director Taco Dibbits calls for adventurous families to uncover eight secrets hidden throughout the museum in an hour-long, interactive scavenger hunt. Admission: ages 18 and under get in free.
In British Columbia, the Victoria Bug Zoo
presents a living natural history museum, with some 40 species of huge tropical insects and arachnids. See Canada
’s largest ant colony, bioluminescent scorpions, magically camouflaged walking sticks, and many more of earth’s most misunderstood creatures. Visitors can hold many of the bugs, if they like. Admission: ages 4 and under get in free; ages 5 to 17, $6.