The Zuiderzee Museum in Enkhuizen

The Zuiderzee Museum in Enkhuizen
Enkhuizen is a picturesque little town roughly an hour’s drive north of Amsterdam. Although its population is modest at approximately 18,500, the town boasts one of the largest marinas in the Netherlands. In fact, back in the day, Enkhuizen was one of the major harbour towns for the Dutch East India Company.

Today, it’s better known for industries such as seed production companies and factories. But for tourists, the big draw here is the Zuiderzee Museum; a 15-acre open air museum.

One cool thing about this museum that not all museums have, is that you can get there by ferry. I would highly recommend this option. Sure, it’s just a short 15-minute walk from the train station. But the ferry is more fun, and only takes 25 minutes. Just make sure you purchase your tickets at the Visitor’s Office first before trying to board the ferry.

Travel to Zuiderzee Museum by water!

The first incarnation of the museum started around 1930, as a Southern Sea Fishing Exhibition. It ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: The Zuiderzee Museum in Enkhuizen
Guide Location: Netherlands » Enkhuizen
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
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Author: Darlene Fisher
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