All the information for tour operators and cruises together
See for yourself how the Dutch have been living and cooperating with and fighting against the water that holds our country firmly in its grasp. With a visit you contribute to the maintenance of the Kinderdijk World Heritage Site.
Visit Kinderdijk World Heritage
Join one of our tour guides and get a first-hand account of Kinderdijk water management. We have a unique range of packages for tour operators. Discover the different options for your groups. All our packages can be booked from 11 people, as long as there is availability.
The multi-screen film in secondary pumping Station 'De Fabriek' tells you about the history of Kinderdijk. A perfect start for your visit. After seeing the movie, take a short walk to the Nederwaard Museum Mill. Built in 1738, this old engine is still in prime shape. Enter a world of ages past and discover the way miller families used to work and live around here.
This package deal includes a visit to the film, the tour boat, and a museum mill. Get a spectacular sight of the windmills of Kinderdijk as you glide across the water. At the Nederwaard Museum Mill you experience what life used to be like in this area. Marvel at this impressive machine, which is still functioning well, centuries after it was built.
Visit the most unique mill in Kinderdijk by boat with your own private tour guide. The technique of the mill and the millmaker’s craftsmanship are central in both the Overwaard Museum Mill as well as the adjacent education shed. The thatched mill from 1740 is the only mill in Kinderdijk with two paddle wheels! During the cruise, our guide will tell you all about the unique character of this ingenious eighteenth-century building. At the yard, the company is exclusively awaited by one of our millers. The millmaker's craft is central to the education shed, depicted by a special collection of tools.
During our high season, March to October, we are open from 9 a.m. to 5.30 p.m. During low season, our opening hours are from 10.30 a.m. to 4 p.m. We are closed on Christmas Day. Check our opening hours page for the most up-to-date opening hours.
Kinderdijk UNESCO World Heritage has a Stop & Go zone. Tour buses can safely drop off and pick up the group. After a short walk through the reed landscape of the World Heritage Site, they arrive at the group entrance where our receptionist will welcome them. A time slot is blocked for each group, this way the group is assured of a visit to our beautiful museum mills and other visitor locations.
During the group visit, the driver can park the tour bus at a designated parking space in the adjacent village of Nieuw-Lekkerland. The costs are €17,50 per bus and will be charged at the time of booking.
Make a reservation
A reservation is required when offering a visit to Kinderdijk UNESCO World Heritage. Our Reservations team is available from Monday to Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Only requests submitted by email will be processed.
Lisanne van der Waal