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Interesting Museum

I went on a tour of this place and learned about how people lived in Volendam many years ago. They... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Los Angeles, California
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Charming little museum

My wife and I visited as part of a tour. Unfortunately we were rushed through in only a few... read more

Reviewed 11 October 2018
Periana, Spain
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Zeestraat 41, 1131 ZD Volendam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I went on a tour of this place and learned about how people lived in Volendam many years ago. They had information in English, so we were able to understand what we saw there. They had displays of life as it was during that time....More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Enjoy lifelike and authentic tableau of daily life in old Volendam. You would feel like being transported in a time capsule. It is worth the visit. Tour should last 30-45 minutes.

Thank gatulay
Reviewed 11 October 2018

My wife and I visited as part of a tour. Unfortunately we were rushed through in only a few minutes. We would have liked to have spent longer to fully appreciate what the museum had to offer. What we did see though was charming. The...More

Thank DevaBob
Reviewed 18 September 2018

Cute museum. There are lots of history on how the residents of Volendams lived during that time. Lots those mocks ups of the olden times

Thank AChee74
Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

People who run it seem friendly and proud. Exhibits are ok. Museum is small. Okay if in volendam but don’t make special effort to attend.

Thank bkjjk
Reviewed 23 June 2018

Not a very big museum, but very nice to visit for 1-2 hours and get a very good idea about how life was in a typical Dutch fishers village.

Thank Frank v
Reviewed 13 June 2018 via mobile

Visited here while on a windmill tour. What amazed me was portraits made using thousands of cigar stickers. Each of the pieces were works of art and had to take a long time to make. The detail was amazing, and you had to look at...More

Thank NealF52
Reviewed 1 May 2018

Volemdams Museum with picture theater, cigar- band house is located in the village center .The Museum holds many memories of the rich history ,culture and folklore such as famous dress in all its beauty dating from 1850,various works of art by many artists authentic interiors...More

Thank Mira_Bihac
Reviewed 29 March 2018 via mobile

Very nice and informative museum. Good for young children. Lots of exhibits showing how the people of Volendam used to live. Explanations and information in English and Dutch.

Thank suzjulie
Reviewed 29 December 2017

This museum offers visitors history of dutch culture with traditional costumes, harbour paintings. It also has cigar mosaics. Its a beautiful museum, a must for every visitor.

Thank sudeshrele
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