Museums In Zaan-region
Bakery museum “In De Gecroonde Duyvekater”
'In de Gecroonde Duyvekater' dating from 1658 houses a baker's shop with a 19th century interior, a bakery with an authentic oven and living accommodation. The shop and the bakery form a surprisingly intimate bakery museum. More Details: Bakery Museum In de Gecroonde Duyvekater In Zaanse Schans
“Czaar Peter” house
1506 AA Zaandam
Tuesday till Friday 10.00-13.00 and 14.00-17.00 hr.
Saturday and Sunday 13.00-17.00 hr.
From November 1st till April 1st closed. Except for the weekends. More Details: The Czar Peter House in Zaandam
Type Foundry museum
Jac. Van Waertstraat 53
P.O. Box 33
1550 AA Westzaan
Open on appointment.
Collection matrix's and other parts of the Type Foundry, which are still being used on a regular base.
Museumlaan 18, 1541 LP, Koog a/d Zaan. Tel: 075-6288968
Opened: From July 1st till the end of September: Tuesday till Friday 11.00-17.00 hr.
Saturday 14.00-17.00 hr. Sunday 13.00-17.00 hr. From October 1st till the end of May: Tuesday till Friday 10.00-12.00 and 13.00-17.00 hr. Saturday 14.00-17.00 hr.
Sunday 13.00-17.00 hr. Shows, among other things, a résumé of the mill typology, but have also changing expositions. More details: Zaan Area Wind Mills - The Zaanse Mills and Museums
“Albert Heijn” museum
In this beautiful listed building is the faithfully detailed reconstruction of the inventory and interior of the first Albert Heijn shop in Oostzaan. This is how Albert Heijn, grandfather and founder of the mighty Ahold supermarket emporium began when he took over the small grocery store from his parents in 1887. More Details: Albert Heijn - Museum, Antique Grocery and Supermarket Chain
Museum Noorderhuis Het
A restored merchant's house from 1670 containing furnishings, utensils, and costumes that date from a period 2 centuries later. This modern museum is dedicated to the socio-economic history of the Zaan region. More details: Museum Noorderhuis Het, Kalverringdijk (Zaanse Schans), Zaandam
Museum of the Dutch Timepiece/ The Museum of the Dutch Clock
This museum, established in a picturesque 17th century cottage, comprises a unique collection of historical Dutch clocks from 1500 until 1850. Specific types of clocks are exhibited in working order, divided over several cozy rooms. The collection gives an almost complete chronological survey of the evolution of Dutch clocks. More details: The Museum of the Dutch Clock In Kalverringdijk (Zaanse Schans), Zaandam
Nature Museum E. Heimans
The Nature Museum E. Heimans holds collections of mammals, aquatic fauna, bones & teeth, insects, eggs, birds, curiosities and a museum archive; managed by The Foundation Nature and Environment Education Zaanstreek. The permanent exposition has the theme 'Nature in the City'. The museum also informs on the flora and fauna of the peat bogs of the area of the Zaan. More Details: Nature Museum E. Heimans (Nature education centre) And Other Kids Activities In Zaandam
Local Archaeological Museum Assendelft
Info: C. Tuin
1566 NJ Assendelft
Police museum (Politiemuseum), Zaandam
The Police Museum in Zaandam is more than thirty years old and the most comprehensive museum on the history of the Dutch Police . Especially when it comes to our collection of uniforms , helmets , caps and swords etc. There are very unique collection of historical documents, photographs and paintings on police forces throughout the Netherlands from 1850 through today .
Opening Hours: Every 1st and 3rd Sunday of the month, from 12.00-16.00 hr.
Location and Contact:
Foundation Of Historical Collection Dutch Police
Police museum (Politiemuseum), Zaandam
1506 GB Zaandam
Telephone: 075 635 2066
Honig Breethuis Museum
Inside the Honig Breet Home you will see close up a Zaans Merchant's family house in the beginning of the nineteenth century. The residents present themselves through objects such as portraits, furniture and personal effects. Subjects such as work, church, the neighbors, sex, marriage, children, travel, community-work form part of the narrative over the residents. More Details: Honig Breet Home/ Honig Breethuis Museum In Zaanse Schans, Zaandijk
1509 AW Zaandam
Tuesday till Saturday 10.00-17.00 hr.
Sunday 12.00-17.00 hr.
Monday, Queens Day, 1st Christmas Day and New Years Day closed.
The Zaans Museum is a modern historic museum, which shows you the history of the Zaan-region, especially the industrial development. More details: The Zaanse Schans Zaans Museum
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