Plopsa Indoor Hasselt
At Plopsa Indoor Hasselt, even the youngest kids will enjoy the abundance of cute, relatively calm rides. Or, head over to one of the playgrounds, the aquatic area, or the climbing wall. The park also puts on meet-and-greet sessions with its resident characters (a cast of Vikings, clowns, and bumblebees), as well as magic shows and other performances.
Things to Know Before You Go
Some of the attractions at Plopsa Indoor Hasselt are outdoors.
The park has a handful of restaurants, along with picnic areas for those who take in their own food.
The park is wheelchair-accessible, and loaner chairs can be booked with 48 hours’ notice.
How to Get There
Plopsa Indoor Hasselt is located in the town of Hasselt, just north of Liège (Belgium) and west of Maastricht (the Netherlands). Trains to Hasselt run from across Belgium and the Netherlands; from the train station, take bus 20a or 45 to Hasselt Rijksadministratief Centrum, about a 15-minute walk from the park. From Maastricht, take bus 20a or 45 and get off at Hasselt Provinciehuis, also about a 15-minute walk away.
When to Get There
Plopsa is a year-round park with occasional special events in the summer and around Christmas. Hours vary depending on the season—check the calendar on the park’s website. Note that Plopsa sometimes has “quiet days,” in which some of the attractions function only part of the time.
Before or after visiting Plopsa, stop by a few other Hasselt-based sights. Check out the Fashion Museum, Abdijsite Herkenrode (the oldest Cistercian abbey in Belgium), and the Virga-Jesse Basilica. Or, learn all about gin’s predecessor at the Jenevermuseum.