Visiting with children
The Anne Frank House is interesting and educational for children from 10 years old, although it is advisable to prepare young children for their visit. For this reason, we have a few suggestions before you visit our museum.
The Secret Annex Online
Discover Anne Frank's hiding place
Anne Frank in the Secret Annexe: Who was who? as an e-book in English. Can be read on all e-readers, tablets, smartphones and PCs. Not for Amazon Kindle.
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For telephone enquiries regarding group reservations call +31 (0) 20 5567105.
Have a look at our frequently asked questions...
During your visit
For children aged 10 years and older, who come to the Anne Frank House together with their parents or their grandparents, it is possible to follow an introductory programme prior to their visit. Go to Family Programme.
The first film that is shown in the Anne Frank House contains images of concentration camps that could be shocking for children. You could prepare your child for this, or decide to skip the film.
Be prepared for questions
Children often have many questions during and after a visit to the Anne Frank House. You can find additional information on the story of Anne Frank and the Second World War on this website by clicking on "Anne Frank."
Before your visit
You can prepare your child for a visit to the Anne Frank House. With the help of the websites listed below you can teach children more about Anne Frank, the helpers, the secret annexe and other topics.
You can also order books from our Online Shop and take the time to prepare for a visit to the Anne Frank House at home. Various publications that are suitable for children are available from the Online Shop.
Leave prams in the central hall
The Anne Frank House is not accessible for prams, and you can leave these in the central hall to the left of the information desk. The pram must be completely empty, and no luggage may be left in it.
The ladies toilets and disabled people’s toilets have baby changing facilities.