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Watersnoodmuseum

Weg van de Buitenlandse Pers 5, 4305 RJ Ouwerkerk, The Netherlands
+31 111 644 382
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Good Experience to Under Netherland

This museum gives good details accounts of the great 1953 North Sea Flood. The exhibits includes... read more

Reviewed 7 October 2017
Jim P
,
Toronto, Canada
could do with some more multi media that works

We visited this museum n a Monday.For some reason, some visitors received an audio tour device, but... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2017
koekeloer
,
Amsterdam
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Weg van de Buitenlandse Pers 5, 4305 RJ Ouwerkerk, The Netherlands
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+31 111 644 382
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Reviewed 7 October 2017

This museum gives good details accounts of the great 1953 North Sea Flood. The exhibits includes the whole event plus the recovery of the whole affected region. Very informative and interesting. The view is great and far - check out the platform outside

Thank Jim P
Reviewed 2 October 2017

We visited this museum n a Monday.For some reason, some visitors received an audio tour device, but we received just a map. We found that a lot of the multimedia parts were not working, or even missing essential parts. Nice restaurant for small bites is...More

Thank koekeloer
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

The breakthrough of the dykes protecting the Islands of Zee-land against storms in 1953 remains a historic event the inhabitants will always remember! In four caissons used to close the last opening in the dyke a beautiful museum was created. The names of those who...More

Thank Salamaoegst
Reviewed 12 June 2017

A beautiful and very moving museum with exhibits and films about the great flood of 1953. One of the films shows the caissons being manoevered into place to block the breach in the dyke where the north sea was pouring in after the flood. A...More

Thank B00Tee
Reviewed 30 April 2017

This museum is actually built in the concrete caissons used to help seal a dike breach in 1953. The large, hollow concrete boxes were originally part of the artificial harbor plans for Normandy during WWII but were re purposed to act as bulwarks of the...More

Thank Will W
Reviewed 24 April 2017

The disaster in 1953 is being told with pictures, plans, objects, movies in a sober and engaging manner. Spend the whole day at the visit, there are so many interesting presentations and great opportunities for hiking.

Thank FjellLars
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

This was on one of our day tours from our Viking River Cruise. Very informative place to understand the story of Water and the Netherlands, and some of the disasters, and successes, of living in a country where 40 % of the land is below...More

1  Thank Villagesre
Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

This was a very interesting and realistically informative museum about the tragic flooding which suddenly occurred both here and in England. Everything was gone so quickly but from this tragic event came a ingenious invention called The Delta Works so that this would not happen...More

Thank Jolene H
Reviewed 30 January 2017

Visiting this museum makes you silent with respect. The incredible power of the sea is documented, of course, but also the will of the people, not just to survive, but to rebuild their cities and villages. And, most of all, how this major disaster was...More

Thank mnoach
Reviewed 13 January 2017

Everyone should visit this museum, beautifull and very touching ! Even when you are not a fan of museums, like me, it is very very interesting . A MUST SEE when you visit Zeeland .

Thank HotelZierikzee
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