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Historisch Museum Haarlemmermeer

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Pretty nice museum

The museum is not very big. Tells the story how people were fighting with the nature. Not super... read more

Reviewed 20 October 2017
Minsk, Belarus
amazing place for kids

took kids here, they loved this place. it tells us a lot about the culture. you need 1 hour to... read more

Reviewed 25 December 2016
New Delhi, India
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Tried to stop by this museum as my Courtyard Marriott hotel was right next door, unfortunately they were not open. The sign indicated they should have been open as their hours were listed 1:00-5:00. Wouldn’t make a special trip since they seem to be unreliable...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank aircathy
Reviewed 28 June 2018

Historisch Museum Haarlemmermeer is quite unique en reflects the history of the Haarlemmermeer which is very interesting . Haarlemmermeer originally was a lake . In the museum an introduction can be seen with a movie ( longing 15 minutes ) If you are in the...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Dannyd300
Reviewed 28 October 2017

The “Historisch Museum Haarlermeer” is a delightful find. With a film, subtitled in English, models and maps it tells the story of the land on which the airport sits. The Dutch and Spanish fought a naval battle here and there was commercial fishing but the...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Rich M
Reviewed 20 October 2017

The museum is not very big. Tells the story how people were fighting with the nature. Not super interesting however interesting enough. At the end of the exhibition kids can play at the small indoor playground. The thing to mention is that commuting is not...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank siarheisa
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

We were trying to find a museum that explained the history of the polders and land reclamation. We did not get into this museum because it was not allowed to open with only one employee, and the second employee did not show up, but the...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed 25 December 2016

took kids here, they loved this place. it tells us a lot about the culture. you need 1 hour to spend here.

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Theshiningsun_07
Reviewed 10 September 2015

It is not a very large museum but it is very interesting, it tells the story of how a huge lake became a living area for a whole community. Interesting it is 4.5 meters below sea level. Nice collection of historic items.

Date of experience: October 2014
1  Thank Erick1955
Reviewed 21 August 2015

The staff was wonderful, and our young english guides spoke well enough that we understood everything. It was the best historical museum we visited our whole trip, showing how the dikes and canals were made, what life was like for a the people before and...More

Date of experience: August 2015
2  Thank LoveTwooTravel
Reviewed 31 October 2014

As museums go, worth a visit as it shows how the area was drained and developed. Not on a must see list by any means.

Date of experience: December 2013
1  Thank jjstives
Reviewed 11 May 2014

As we drove in Hoofdorp, we decided to take a visit this museum. It's not far from the Schiphol airport. The building was used to be a farm house in the past. It is not big but it's very informative and interactive, especially for the...More

Date of experience: May 2014
2  Thank Solodam J
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