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Hoorn Tourist Information Center, Hoorn

Hoorn Tourist Information Center, Hoorn In the Tourist Office Shop there is a lot of information about Hoorn and the area, but also about the the entire country. Ypu may visit VVV branch in the town you will be visiting. They have also other attractive offers and organise competitions to test your knowledge of the North Holland Peninsula. Look: Regional Tourist Information Offices blue and white VVV sign They will...

Museum of the Twentieth Century (Museum van de Twintigste Eeuw), Hoorn

Museum van de Twintigste Eeuw, Hoorn The unique Museum of the 20th Century was opened in 1994 in two former cheese warehouses by the harbour of Hoorn. The Museum of the Twentieth Century, located in one of the few remaining cheese warehouses in Hoorn, and makes it possible to take a journey through time. Do you recognize that first television in the living room of 1965? And what about the bike in the shed? In...

Schuttevaer Passenger Sailing vessel (Zeilschip Schuttevaer), Enkhuizen and Hoorn

Schuttevaer Passenger Sailing vessel (Zeilschip Schuttevaer), Enkhuizen & Hoorn Sail from Enkhuizen - Hoorn by Schuttevaer Passenger Sailing vessel (Zeilschip Schuttevaer). Enjoy with a cup of coffee from the sailing Grand Café. Fine seating areas scattered throughout the ship. Sailing will take you to the beautiful ports of Hoorn and Enkhuizen. Everything for an unforgettable day out for young and old. You may combine the tour with enjoying around Hoorn...

De Woid Petting zoo, Animal farm and Kids playground, Hoorn

Petting "DeWoid"(Kinderboerderij De Woid), Hoorn Petting "DeWoid" in Horn is a nice petting zoo with many animals and a little summertime playground. A fun place for young and old. There are Cows, Donkeys, Mini horse, Pigs, Goats, Sheep, Rabbits, Guinea pigs, Degoes, Guinea fowl, Turkeys, Chickens, Geese, Peacocks (Pearl Peacock), The aquarium, Stick insects etc. They organize various events for children such as egg search (...

Gallery Wim Zwijsen, Hoorn

Gallery Wim Zwijsen, Hoorn Wim Zwijsen is an artist interested in technical art and unusual techniques. He comes from a background as a technical draughtsman and applies these skills to his new art career. His gallery displays his works alongside those of several other modern artists, including gallery partner Helma van Kleinwee. Items on display include paintings, sculptures, and unusual objects such...

Children playground Speelhoorn (Stadsspeeltuin De Speelhoorn), Hoorn

Children playground Speelhoorn (Stadsspeeltuin De Speelhoorn), Hoorn Children playground near the indoor swimming pool De Waterhoorn. The Urban Playground Speelhoorn is a collaboration between the municipality and the Horn Foundation Network and available at the indoor swimming pool De Waterhoorn. The season lasts until the autumn, October 24. with drama and theater. It can be played on the pirate ship the Bounty, a cable car, a slide and a...

Hotel MariaKapel (HMK), Hoorn

HMK Catalysts´ Agenda receives artists from all over the world in Hoorn Hotel MariaKapel is an artist-run residency and project space in Hoorn, noord-holland. In the old centre of the town, in a mediaeval orphanage with adjacent inner garden and Maria Chapel, Hotel MariaKapel receives artists from all over the world. The programme involves artists working in a wide range of media, focussing on installation and context based work, video/film and...

The Toy Museum diorama (Speelgoedmuseum De kijkdoos), Hoorn

Large collection of old and antique toys in Toy Museum diorama, Hoorn A 17th-century wooden authentic building now houses an impressive collection of toys. Large collection of old and antique toys, tin toys, miniature warehouses, mechanical toys, several construction sets, shops, school, church, 'Dinky Toys', puzzles and games. A good collection for your children. There is a Lego couch, and a do-it-yourself puppet, also receive a questionnaire...

De Waag (weigh house), Hoorn

De Waag (weigh house), Hoorn Netherlands, Hoorn, Square "De Roode Steen" (Roode Steen square) with the weigh house (De Waag) which was built in 1609. A weigh house or weighing house is a building at or within which goods, and the like, are weighed. Most of these buildings were built before 1800, prior to the establishment of international standards for weights. Originally there were seven scales for...

Poster museum (Affiche Dutch Poster Museum), Hoorn

Poster museum (Affiche Dutch Poster Museum), Hoorn Over the years, Hoorn has collected many old and new treasures. These can be found in its seven museums, of which the West Frisian Museum is the oldest. The building itself, an exceptional example of Renaissance art, is well worth a visit. Close to this “old giant” is the most recent museum acquisition: the first poster museum in the Netherlands, with a changing display of...

Excursion by sailing ship Marco van den Berg, Hoorn and Hoofdtoren

delightful evening sailing by Marco van den Berg, Hoorn and Hoofdtoren Marco van den Berg provides a lovely evening sail on a traditional sailing ship and enjoy the excellent view, whatever you want! The ship will start from the port of Hoorn on the IJsselmeer and bring you back. Equipped with all modern facilities. You may ask for water sports. If you do not like water sports, but still you may sail one night cruise! Marco van den Berg company...

Art Gallery Salon (Galerie de Kunstsalon), Hoorn

Painting of Art Gallery Salon (Galerie de Kunstsalon), Hoorn The Art Gallery Salon is located in a monumental building in the town of Hoorn, near the old port. The ground floor contains an exhibition every 6 weeks instead of one or two artists and the first and second floor houses a large collection of prints, paintings, sculptures, glass art objects and gifts. The Art Fair has its own art purchase scheme, without interest or down...

Museum Steam Tram (Museumstoomtram) Hoorn-Medemblik, Enkhuizen and Hoorn

Museum Steam Tram (Museumstoomtram) Hoorn-Medemblik, Enkhuizen and Hoorn A special museum is the Hoorn-Medemblik Museum Steam Tram with the most intact remaining local railway in the Netherlands.The Steam Tram Museum Hoorn - Medemblik presents the history of the steam tram in the Netherlands and the role played by rural rail transport in the development of the Netherlands between 1879 and 1966. On their way they stop for a while at picturesque...

West Frisian Museum (Westfries Museum), Former Staten College (State Council), Hoorn

West Frisian Museum (Westfries Museum), Hoorn The Westfries museum in Hoorn is a cultural-historical museum, specifically related to the region of Westfriesland. Located in a rich 17th century building in the heart of Hoorn, the Westfries museum tells the story of life, work, history and wealth within the Hoorn and Westfries region. There are Folclore Period rooms, Interior decorating, Urban Regional history. Staten...

Hoorn City and Its Local Highlights

Hoorn The town of Hoorn on the IJsselmeer offers a combination of old and new. Monumental facades tell of the history of this former Dutch East India Company town. The street plan has to a large extent remained intact and historical buildings have been retained in their old forms. The town has at least 300 monuments. The two marinas of the town also attract many visitors. Every year...
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