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Zuiderzeemuseum Admission

Zuiderzeemuseum Admission

Admission to the open-air Zuiderzeemuseum

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Tickets and prices

Zuiderzeemuseum offers a look at daily life in Enkhuizen prior to the 1932 construction of the IJsselmeer Barrier Dam. This experience will grant you admission to the museum, where you can learn how the area's past, present and future is shaped by the water. Located across two hectares, the museum can be reached via a 15-minute ferryboat ride.

The open-air museum houses over 140 historical buildings while the interior museum includes thematic exhibitions. The museum also features at least 30 venues and activities, from a fish smokehouse to a sail-making area.


Zuiderzeemuseum Admission
Zuiderzeemuseum, Wierdijk 12 - 22, Enkhuizen, 1601 LA
The museum is located in the town of Enkhuizen, approximately an hour away from Amsterdam’s central station.

Why Visit

  • Chance to see willow basket, sail and cask-making
  • Pass through historic buildings and structures
  • Chance to learn about the local fishing industry
  • Includes a changing display of Dutch exhibitions

What's included

  • Admission
  • Special events
What's not included
  • Food and drinks

What You Need to Know

Children aged 0–3 years can enter for free.

Certain buildings have additional restrictions or limitations.

Please present your voucher at one of the cash register points and redeem your tickets.

Tickets cannot be scanned at other points of sale or on the boat at this time.

Zuiderzeemuseum is open from 10:00 until 17:00. You can enter the museum at any time during the opening hours of the date selected at booking. See calendar for exact available dates.

The outdoor museum is open daily from April through 25 October. Please note that the indoor museum will be open during the winter.

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