Visiting with children

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The Anne Frank House is interesting and educational for children from 10 years old, although is advisable to prepare young children for their visit. For this reason, here are a number of suggestions for a more pleasant visit to the museum.

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Frequently asked questions

Frequently asked questions

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During your visit

First film
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.

Anne Frank Huis. Bezoekers bekijken de maquette van het achterhuis.
Anne Frank House. Visitors looking at the model of the secret annex

Practical considerations

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.

Toilet facilities
The ladies toilets and disabled people’s toilets have baby changing facilities.

read other people's comments (15)

I have only seen the video of the annex, but what I have seen really makes me want to visit, I have done since I was little. I love history and Anne Frank was the most interesting and moving history I learnt. I will visit one day I know I will.

Rose , 17 - Norwich - United Kingdom - 17 Dec 2013

Anne Frank was an inspiring girl, i wish i could visit her museum and learn even more.

Emily, 21 - United Kingdom - 17 Nov 2013

This summer i really want to visit anne's house , she was just an amazing girl .

Serra, 15 - Istanbul - Turkey - 21 May 2013

i would to go there .Anne was such a strong little girl .

helen, 14 - United States - 15 May 2013

It should be elected within the wonders of the world. Will save wars and thus save lives. Anne is a super hero and should always be praised for her brave young life.

Philip Lowe, 66 - Runcorn - United Kingdom - 6 Mar 2013

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