The best museums in Zaandam in November 2023

These are the top 5 best museums in Zaandam, 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.

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

  1. Zaanse Schans1

    Zaanse Schans

    The Zaanse Schans is a neighborhood in Zaandam. Formally it is not a museum, but an outdoor attraction. It features old mills and houses. The Zaans Museum is located in the Zaanse Schans.
  2. Zaans Museum2

    Zaans Museum

    The Zaans museum is housed in a modern building on the Zaanse Schans. The museum illustrates the cultural and industrial heritage of Zaandam. It exhibits paintings, films, photographs, objects and painted furniture. The Verkade Pavilion is part of the museum, a chocolate and biscuit factory from the
  3. Zaandam Time Museum3

    Zaandam Time Museum

    Museum van het Nederlandse Uurwerk is housed in a 17th century house. The museum presents an overview of the history of timekeeping in the Netherlands. The collection consists mainly of Dutch historical timepieces from 1500 to 1850. It includes tower clocks, the first and the earliest Dutch grandfat
  4. Czar Peter House4

    Czar Peter House

    The Czar Peter House in Zaandam is a subsidiary of the Zaans Museum. The Czar Peter House became famous when Russian Tsar Peter the Great stayed there for eight nights. But Napoleon, other Russian tsars and Dutch monarchs have visited this property as well. In and around the house are various object
  5. Natuurmuseum E. Heimans5

    Natuurmuseum E. Heimans

    Natuurmuseum E. Heimans focuses on the nature in the area. The museum shows the nature that is present in the Zaans urban environment. The museum has a permanent exhibition ‘Nature in the City’ and a temporary exhibition hall. About three times a year the museum organizes temporary exhibitions on a

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