Mappa Mundia is the newest attraction of Avonturia de Vogelkelder and stands for Zoo, Fun & Expo, a small-scale zoo in The Hague. In the world of Mappa Mundia fantasy and reality go hand in hand. Since 11 May 2019, Mappa Mundia has expanded and is open to the public 7 days a week. It is a combination of a zoo, experience, fantasy, exhibition and education. In the world of Mappa Mundia you can enjoy yourself as a family, a real day out in The Hague (South Holland) with the whole family or with the family.
Mappa Mundia is the collective name for world maps that differ from the real world maps. This world map was captured by various explorers who brought fantasy stories to life and did not dare to leave at all. They had cool stories about mermaids, faunies and creatures with huge feet that they used as umbrellas in warm weather. Yet there were also stories that were not fantasy and turned out to be real, Mappa Mundia: A world map on which fantasy and reality go hand in hand.
The expedition through Mappa Mundia starts at the Gold Digging House, here you also get a map, so you can’t get lost!
You then go through various worlds, from Archaeological Excavations, Cave Systems, the Adventure Tree, temples, stalactite caves, the Port of Bombay, via the Princess Emely boat to the Rat Sewer in The Hague in search of the wonderful world of Professor Das. Visit Professor Das’ house on Jan Huybersplein and discover the Pinguin Academy. Along the way you come across the collections of Professor Dastegen’s far travels. The route he has traveled and all the special things and the wonders of the World, which the professor has experienced, taken with him and explored.
Do you want to relax? That is possible, on the Jan Huybersplein you can take a seat at the tables in a very special location. In this beautiful square you are surrounded by centuries old buildings, a train station, piranhas and much more! You can also order a snack or drink at the Patisserie, one of the many special buildings located on Jan Huybersplein. At the very end of Mappa Mundia you arrive at Avonturia’s Kitchen, where you can enjoy a snack, drink or fresh adventurous sandwiches in a natural environment!
Mappa Mundia, formerly known as Avonturion, has been named the cheapest zoo in the Hague Region by the AD, according to research by RTL Nieuws! On average you will lose 92 euros at a zoo for 2 adults and 2 children in the Netherlands, at Mappa Mundia in The Hague this is only 23.80 in total for 4 people.
In addition to Mappa Mundia, Avonturia offers various other activities for children and adults. There are two starting locations for activities, the Gold Search House and the Zooper Camp. In addition, Avonturia is also the largest pet store in the BeNeLux, which is simply accessible for free, this is an experience in itself! Mappa Mundia and Avonturia are a household name in South Holland, a unique experience for the whole family.
Mappa Mundia is open 7 days a week during the opening hours of Avonturia de Vogelkelder.
Reservations are not necessary, you can come whenever you want!
PLEASE NOTE: Mappa Mundia is unfortunately NOT wheelchair accessible!
Reservations are required for large groups, schools and children’s parties.
Avonturia the Bird Cellar
2544 CV The Hague