Afsluitdijk Wadden Center
Afsluitdijk Wadden Center
4.5
10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Monday
10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Tuesday
10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Wednesday
10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Thursday
10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Friday
10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Saturday
10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Sunday
10:00 AM - 5:30 PM
About
Afsluitdijk Wadden Center is a modern experience center about the Afsluitdijk and the ongoing battle of de dutch citizens with water. Here we want to tell the story about the Wadden Sea UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Fish Migration River, the future Afsluitdijk and the IJsselmeer. Downstairs you can find Restaurant SKOM. Here you can relax after a visit with lunch, or coffe with cake. And ofcourse enjoy the beautiful view of the IJsselmeer.
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Mippett
Great Barton, UK33 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
May 2019 • Family
An excellent place to visit. Lots of interactive displays which were interesting and engaging; we really enjoyed our visit. The restaurant/cafe is great too. Food is well presented and staff very friendly.
Written 28 May 2019
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BlueDragonfly7
37 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2018 • Family
It was an unplanned visit and turned out to be a high light of the holiday. It is a marvellous piece of engineering and well worth the time to learn more about the dyke.

The app is easy to use and the children enjoyed using it.
The cafe had lovely food
Written 30 July 2019
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Maarnu
Noorderwijk, Belgium18 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2022 • Family
Although the topic was not that appealing for our teenager, she was really enthousiast afterwards. Nice mix of entertainment with enough information for the grown ups.
Written 3 August 2022
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Dear Mr. Emanuel v., Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are pleased to hear that you had a great time with us, we do our utmost to make the center attractive to all ages. Especially the VR glasses and movie 4D appeal to many guests! Wishing you a great weekend. Kind regards, Merle
Written 6 August 2022
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Edgar S
Hong Kong, China1,544 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Oct 2019 • Couples
All three combinations are to enjoy, a free interactive museum on the Afsluitdijk history and future, great self service restaurant, with seating with awesome views on the Zuiderzee. The menus isn’t that big but well composed. We had Kibbeling, typical Dutch deep fried fish dish with French fries, Calamaris and some Rose wine. One cannot wish for more. Up stairs, one visits the museum. Free WiFi available and plenty of car park. Recommended.
Written 31 October 2019
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Michael D
Stockton-on-Tees, UK104 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
June 2018 • Friends
We crossed Afsluitdijk, what a feat of Engineering to hold the sea back and controlling the water ways of the area, the center had not been open long, but still interesting of how they constructed the dyke, the road way goes on a long way over the sea.

Written 24 June 2018
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WorldTravelOne
Amsterdam, The Netherlands9,105 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Apr 2018 • Couples
It had only been open three weeks when we stumbled upon it. You can walk to the top and take pictures. It has solar panels. There is a nice selfservice cafeteria downstairs. The exposition is free but if you want the app that can lead you along the works of art in a different language than Dutch there is a fee of € 3,50. That is a bit strange. Liked the art on wood with maps. Cool!

The 'show' room with beautiful sound and vision has not enough seating.
Written 15 April 2018
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Konny
Hamburg, Germany42 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Friends
We have been here for the second time and this time with friends... It was another great experience!
You learn something about the construction and the purpose of the Afsluitdijk in such an entertaining way... the Netherlands are able to build such phenomenal structures like no other country! Admirable!! And at the same time respect nature and find good solutions to protect it and support it in a positive way...
There are great stations in the museum to go through - simply brilliantly designed for young and old!
See you soon... we will definitely be back!
The restaurant is also highly recommended!
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Written 11 March 2024
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lampioen
Leeuwarden, The Netherlands35 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Mar 2024 • Couples
The Wadden Center is a beautiful building with a beautiful view (from the spacious café) of the IJsselmeer and on top of the building even of the Wadden Sea.
A beautiful exhibition with films, audio tour via your own phone and various activities.
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Written 3 March 2024
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Janet L
Warnsveld, The Netherlands1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2023 • Couples
Despite the weather, a super fun and educational day. Definitely a perfect view on the roof when the weather is nice!
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Written 27 November 2023
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saskia m
1 contribution
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Nov 2023 • Friends
Very nice. Lots of information presented in a fun way for children, highly recommended. Lots of games/activities
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Written 2 November 2023
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