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Netherlands Open-Air Museum and National Heritage Museum

Hoeferlaan 4, 6816 SG Arnhem, The Netherlands
+31 26 357 6111
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The best open air museum we visited so far!

We looked something around for our 4 year twins. Tickets looked a bit expensive, but at the very... read more

Reviewed October 25, 2015
advisable to go and see historical dutch buildings

It was quite interesting seeing the old Holland, their houses how they were build, their windmills... read more

Reviewed October 20, 2015
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The Netherlands Open Air Museum (Nederlands Openluchtmuseum) takes you back into the past of every day life of ordinairy Dutch people. The museum lies in a beautiful park on the outskirts of the vibrant city of Arnhem. Ther is so much to see. Meet the museum staff who appear to have stepped straight out of the past. Proud of their heritage they will inspire you with their stories. For young and old alike, a visit to the museum is an unforgettable experience. Feast your senses on stories, smells, flavours and images that will take you back to days gone by. Whatever your age, the living history will make a lasting impression, bringing back memories and astonishing you by turns. Immerse yourself in the past and get to know the Dutch people and their history.
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  • Average4%
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Hoeferlaan 4, 6816 SG Arnhem, The Netherlands
+31 26 357 6111
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Reviewed October 25, 2015

We looked something around for our 4 year twins. Tickets looked a bit expensive, but at the very end everybody were happy. After 4 hours there were very happy, excited and tiered. And many interesting attractions were still not visited. What made it so attractive...More

Thank Rexonaut
Reviewed October 20, 2015

It was quite interesting seeing the old Holland, their houses how they were build, their windmills, was so amazing that in fact they are realhouses taken to that place. The only bad points about it are that the tourist map in englisg was incomplete, and...More

Thank ceramidis
Reviewed October 20, 2015

Spent more than a couple of hours with the grand kids there. A very nice experince. A summary of Holland life in the country. Very well done and very interresting

Thank alec115
Reviewed October 19, 2015

Even as a Dutchie this was really interesting. It shows how we lived in the Netherlands back in the day. When visiting the Netherlands this should be on your list.

Thank DiederikHammer
Reviewed October 18, 2015 via mobile

This is a great place to learn about such life. The museum presentations are so well made, that you feel you are actually visiting neighbors in the past rather that viewing an exhibit. The park is HUGE, so if you are a history love, be...More

Thank Amy M
Reviewed October 18, 2015

A beautifully well preserved history of the Netherlands. One can get the feel of the Dutch history including their way of life for every category of family status.

Thank TashiDhendup
Reviewed October 18, 2015

We visited the Open Air Museum in Arnhem and were pleasantly surprised by it. We loved the Amsterdam houses with the old bar that was decorated into perfection (including cigarette stubs, sugar cubes, half drank beer glasses and original Dutch music and black-and-white television images)...More

1  Thank WorldTravelOne
Reviewed October 12, 2015

We visited the park on a sunny but cold day. It's wasn't really busy, but still enough people out and about. The park does require some walking even though there is a tram that can drive you around. The buildings give you a nice overview...More

1  Thank CarloHelmond
Reviewed October 7, 2015

Certainly a full day here to explore the unique history of how the Dutch people lived. This wonderful setting where you feel as though you have gone back in time to a small town in Holland that has everything. The adventure is walkable but there...More

Reviewed October 5, 2015

Spent most of the day here with my parents and 6 year old daughter. It was fun for everyone, and there is tons for kids to do, including a huge playground, maze, and farm activities. There is so much to see and do, you you...More

Thank zicorif77
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July 31, 2017|
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Response from Richard F | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can. Buy online in advance to save e1.50 per person.
October 27, 2016|
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Response from Daniel B | Reviewed this property |
Zaanse Schans has 2 types of attractions, windmills of several sorts (only 1 or 2 are admission free) and a shoe factory (which is free as well). There are lots of photo ops. We visited only one additional windmill which I... More
August 4, 2016|
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Response from TOCIER | Reviewed this property |
There are.several possibilities. However, bus line nr. 3 offers a service 4 times per hour. Direction: Burgers' Zoo, stop at "Openluchtmuseum". The bus will go to Burgers Zoo first and then will arrive at "Openluchtmuseum... More