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Nederlands Stoommachinemuseum

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Good place and worth visiting if you like old tech,

A nice location with some good exhibits. It's good to have the yard outside with the larger... read more

Reviewed February 10, 2019
Mataro, Spain
A wonderful collection, remembering the old days.

A wonderful collection of steam engines, ranging from 1851 to 1935. A model of a Newcomen engine... read more

Reviewed January 18, 2019
Hans W
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Reviewed February 10, 2019

A nice location with some good exhibits. It's good to have the yard outside with the larger engines. I would visit again.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank RuairidhM_12
Reviewed January 18, 2019

A wonderful collection of steam engines, ranging from 1851 to 1935. A model of a Newcomen engine and a small steam turbine stretches the museums history from 1712 to our days. The kids will enjoy being an engineer and heater on the small Wilesco engines...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Hans W
Reviewed April 4, 2018 via mobile

A small but very interesting steam engine museum. Volunteer engineer's show you how a lot of the equipment operates. It would be very interesting for anyone with a mechanical background including some young children. You need about an hour to an hour and a half...More

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank StanR
Reviewed March 31, 2018 via mobile

When the museum is in full working order, ie the steam engines are turned on, this is a true journey through time. Even when there is no steam it is still very worth while. The staff is very knowledgeable and willing to guide you around...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Judith L
Reviewed August 8, 2017

This is a former pumping station to keep the polder dry. It still has its original steam engine, but there are many other steam engines to be seen. Some will be operated during demonstrations. There is also a blacksmith, and outside there is a dredging...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank RHAHJ
Reviewed March 27, 2016 via mobile

Excellent place for kids to be amazed, to learn about old technology that was important in human history. Highly recommended for the entire family.

Date of experience: February 2016
1  Thank chv74
Reviewed November 10, 2015

The museum was closed when I arrived, but it looks good from the outside, and there are many big machines on display outside. I have seen the Woudagemaal in Lemmer and the Hollandsch-Duitsch gemaal in Nijmegen, and I expect this one would be similar in...More

Date of experience: November 2015
1  Thank RHAHJ
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