The best museums in Hoorn in December 2023

These are the top 5 best museums in Hoorn, the Netherlands, ranked by their rating and popularity in 2023. Click a museum for more information about the museum, including visitor information, exhibitions and reviews.

For a complete overview of museums in Hoorn, their exhibitions and discount cards & passes, see our overview page with all museums in Hoorn.

Looking for the best museums in Hoorn? These are the best ones:

  1. Steamtrain Hoorn Medemblik1

    Steamtrain Hoorn Medemblik

    The Steamtrain Hoorn Medemblik museum is dedicated to the steam train in the Netherlands. The museum uses the former freight and classification yard of that station of Hoorn. Steam trams drive from village to village on the railway between Hoorn and Medemblik from 1887. The collection consists of st
  2. Westfries Museum2

    Westfries Museum

    The West Fries Museum is housed in the former ‘Statencollege’ from 1632. It is a regional history museum with a diverse collection. The museum has a large number of objects related to the history of the city of Hoorn, applied art, archaeology, militia and trading. A large room in the museum is dedic
  3. Museum of the 20th Century3

    Museum of the 20th Century

    Museum van de Twintigste Eeuw is housed in an old prison. It is a nostalgic museum dedicated to the 20th century. The museum displays interiors and objects from the period 1900 to around 2000. The museum includes old living rooms, a classroom, kitchen equipment, toys, audio and video equipment and o
  4. Bonck House4

    Bonck House

    Enter the 17th century! In Huis Bonck in Hoorn you step right into the 17th century. The interior and layout of this cozy merchant's house are still exactly as they were then. People lived and worked in Huis Bonck. The fact that business was going well can be seen from the many decorations: beau
  5. Oudheidkamer Kaaphoornvaarders5

    Oudheidkamer Kaaphoornvaarders

    Oudheidkamer Kaaphoornvaarders seeks to keep alive the memory of the search for the third route to India. Among other things, the museum displays antique nautical instruments and models of the historic sailing ships Netherlands, Europa, Pamir and Potosi.

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