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Historisch Museum Haarlemmermeer

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Address: Bosweg 17, 2131 LX Hoofddorp, The Netherlands
Phone Number: 023 5620437
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Very informative and interactive

As we drove in Hoofdorp, we decided to take a visit this museum. It's not far from the Schiphol airport. The building was used to be a farm house in the past. It is not big but... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 11, 2014
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Hoofddorp, The Netherlands
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

It is not a very large museum but it is very interesting, it tells the story of how a huge lake became a living area for a whole community. Interesting it is 4.5 meters below sea level. Nice collection of historic items.

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Salt Lake City, Utah
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

The staff was wonderful, and our young english guides spoke well enough that we understood everything. It was the best historical museum we visited our whole trip, showing how the dikes and canals were made, what life was like for a the people before and after, what roll windmills played, etc. The Museum is clean and well maintained and worth... More 

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Fort Pierce, Florida
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

As museums go, worth a visit as it shows how the area was drained and developed. Not on a must see list by any means.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

As we drove in Hoofdorp, we decided to take a visit this museum. It's not far from the Schiphol airport. The building was used to be a farm house in the past. It is not big but it's very informative and interactive, especially for the children. There is an introductory movie about how the area, now called Harlemmermeer was coming... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

The museum is located not far from Schiphol Airport, not far from a couple of hotels, a bit in the outskirts of Hoofddorp. Actually the museum is about the area now known as Schiphol, the Haarlemmermeer. Before this has been all water, which has been drained to save cities as Amsterdam, Haarlem and Leiden from flooding. The museum shows you... More 

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