Apeldoorn attractions

Palace in Apeldoorn

Paleis Het Loo

This dazzling palace, 3.5km north of downtown Apeldoorn, was built in 1685 for William III, and Queen Wilhelmina lived here until 1962. Until 2021 its furnished interior – the royal bed chambers, the collection of r…
Museum in Apeldoorn


Eye-catching temporary exhibitions covering everything from contemporary costumes and jewellery to modern art and design take place in the town's architectural showpiece, a transparent U-shaped 'shoebox' designed by…
Zoo in Apeldoorn


Apes and monkeys entertain at this unique zoo, on a jungly hill within the vast forest west of town.