Running space and crowd control alone are enough to make this museum toddler-friendly – screw the potentially terrifying subject matter.
The kids’ play area, despite being popularly referred to as ‘soft play’ is in fact anything but, consisting of a brightly painted half-pipe situation and a few concrete shapes.
While the Miffy Museum will likely dominate your day-trip to Utrecht, this underrated city is packed with toddler-friendly delights.
Soak up some Dutch culture in one of the city’s family-friendly museums, refuel with coffee and a kaastosti at one of its chic play cafes and fill your suitcase with locally made treasures from one of its many stylish kids’ boutiques.
Sofie Eliasson-Brown moved to West Greenwich last summer, having spent a couple of years in San Francisco and many in East London before that. She has an 18-month old son called Viggo and another baby boy due in July.
Stephanie Patel is currently on maternity leave from her job as a GP. She has lived in Parsons Green/Fulham for 15 months and has a nine-month-old daughter called Lily.
Aleksandra Kingo is a photographer and director working mainly in fashion and advertising. She has lived in Haggerston for four months and in the wider area for several years, and is mum to 22-month-old Leon Gabriel.
Bryony Lester has lived in Stoke Newington for 11 years, having moved there straight from university. She is a Senior Brand Manager and has a one-year-old daughter called Nel.
The toy selection is small and so covetable the idea of collecting the whole lot doesn’t feel entirely unreasonable.
Becky Epton has lived in Bethnal Green for just under a year, having previously lived in West London. She is mum to Florence, aged almost four, and works as a Marketing Manager at the BBC.