In addition to the famous museums such as the Rijksmuseum and Van Gogh in Amsterdam, the local Marker Museum, with the history of the former island, the Volendams Museum, the Waterlandmuseum (newly opened in 2012) and the Purmerends museum, are also recommended.
Want to know more about Dutch history? Half an hour’s drive from our accommodation, you can also visit the Zaanse Schans visits. This unique residential neighborhood houses several museums, mills, crafts, restaurants and a visitor center. You also have the opportunity to do a tour and it gives you a good impression of how life in the Zaan region looked in the 17th and 18th centuries. There is also a visit to the Zuiderzeemuseum in Enkhuizen. Here you will find many historic houses in a unique setting, which are rebuilt