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Zaans Museum & Verkade Experience

Schansend 7, 1509 AW Zaandam, The Netherlands
+31 75 681 0000
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Schansend 7, 1509 AW Zaandam, The Netherlands
+31 75 681 0000
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Reviewed 6 days ago

My wife and I enjoyed the museum in its entirety along with my 92 year old father who we pushed around in a wheelchair. The exhibits took a little attention and time to pause to reflect, but were all very interesting and intriguing. The Verkade...More

Thank JMichael H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great to see the backgrounds of one of the oldest industry areas around and the products being made there, even have a taste. Nostalgic for senior Dutch people (Verkade and Molenaar etc), learning experience for all those coming from far world corners, enjoy! Reception lady...More

Thank golfingaround
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

After reading about this museum, I was very excited to see the works of Monet. He is quite possibly my favorite artist. As it turns out, they have one. I feel they use it to draw more attention than it's worth... still a good museum,...More

Thank KatSmart22
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It`s a nice little museum that gives an interesting overview of the Zaanse industry. The Verkade Experience was fun, and they organize a workshop for children. The cafe is reasonably priced and has a nice view. They have an original Monet. All in all, worth...More

Thank Lidija_DD
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Didn't get a chance to visit the Museum, BUT the foundation that supports the Windmills and houses is amazing. We were fortunate to meet and talk with the youngest Miller in the Netherlands. He's 21, and runs the mill crushing lime stone.

Thank Laura S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good history and exhibits about Holland's wooden windmills and houses. I did think the cost was high for entrance but if you like Claude Monet's paintings, you'll enjoy seeing his works.

Thank Flora P
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

This was the best excursion in our weeks stay in Amsterdam. We used our three day travel pass (great value) to get here by train and then walked to the Windmills. You can walk the site for free and just look but they offe a...More

Thank Kathy T
Reviewed 4 April 2017

Our family had a better time at Zaans Schanes vs the museum and verkade experience...stick to the free park vs the museum. Its not worth the extra money for the pass.

Thank Kimgreen09
Reviewed 7 March 2017

A truly remarkable place to visit only 20 minutes by train from the centre of Amsterdam. A stunning river with working windmills and a cluster of traditional houses that recreate traditional ways of life, a weavers house shops, working wood cutting and spice grinding mills....More

Thank Linda C
Reviewed 9 February 2017

Best when the wind is blowing that way you can see the windmills in action. Original Monet was not expected.

Thank Bill L
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