The council contributes to decisions on the charities that Madurodam supports, for example. All members of the council visit applicants and then deliver a report. They then contribute to choosing which charities are supported. The mayor and council are also present at official events in Madurodam and make a working visit to the Mayor of The Hague. Part of their year on the council is a study trip to Dachau. Ties Brink of Gymnasium Novum is mayor of Madurodam for 2018-2019.
After it was founded, Princess Beatrix was mayor of Madurodam for 28 years. Following her coronation in 1980, she became a patron of Madurodam.
Council of Madurodam 2018-2019
- Ties (16), mayor, Gymnasium Novum Voorburg
- Joachim (16) , Dalton Den Haag
- Lukas (16), deputy-mayor, Segbroek College
- Meryem (16), Gymnasium Haganum
- Arina (16), International School of the Hague
- Sarah (15), Rijnlands Lyceum Wassenaar
- Wies (15), Gymnasium Sorghvliet
- Elias (15), Maris College
- Daan (16), VCL
- Eleanne (16), Maerlant-Lyceum Den Haag