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The IJmuider Zee- en Havenmuseum illustrates the history and development of IJmuiden. This history begins with the digging of the North Sea in the 1870s, the construction of the piers and the locks. The museum has exhibition halls in which visitors learn about towing, fishing and offshore activities. Outside the museum is a fishing boat and objects related to the history of fishery are displayed in showcases. Children can take part in scavenger hunts.

Alternative names:

nl IJmuider Zee- en Havenmuseum De Visserijschool   en IJmuider Sea and Harbour Museum

IJmuider Zee- en Havenmuseum
Havenkade 55
1973 AK IJmuiden

Museum type(s)

History & Anthropology


Local Maritime

Visitor information

Opening hours

Monday Closed
Tuesday Closed
Wednesday 01:00 pm – 05:00 pm
Thursday Closed
Friday Closed
Saturday 01:00 pm – 05:00 pm
Sunday 01:00 pm – 05:00 pm


July - August:
Monday: Closed
Tuesday: Closed
Woensdag: 13:00 - 17:00
Thursday: Closed
Friday: 13:00 - 17:00
Saturday: 13:00 - 17:00
Sunday: 13:00 - 17:00

More opening hours


4 - 12 €3.00
13 - 64 €6.00
65 and over €4.00
Museumkaart Valid

More admission


  • Coffee

  • Museum shop

  • Parking


Havenkade 55, IJmuiden, The Netherlands


Permanent exhibitions


All exhibitions


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