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The Ir. DF Woudagemaal is the largest pumping station in the world that is still in operation. The pumping station is used to lower the water level in Friesland and is one of the top 100 Dutch UNESCO monuments. The machine park includes four tandem compound steam engines with large linked flywheels and eight centrifugal pumps.

Alternative name:

en Ir. D.F. Woudagemaal Pumping Station

Ir. D.F. Woudagemaal
Gemaalweg 1a
8531 PS Lemmer

Museum type(s)

Nature & Natural History Specialized & Alternative


Industrial heritage

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Opening hours

Monday Closed
Tuesday 10:00 am – 05:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am – 05:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am – 05:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am – 05:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am – 05:00 pm
Sunday 01:00 pm – 05:00 pm


January - January:
Monday: Closed
Tuesday: Closed
Woensdag: Closed
Thursday: Closed
Friday: Closed
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed

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0 - 5 Free
6 - 16 €5.00
17 - 64 €8.00
65 and over €6.00
CJP Pass €6.00
Museumkaart Not valid
Groups of 15+ €6.00

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Gemaalweg 1a, Lemmer, The Netherlands


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