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Experience Volendam on a 30-minutes virtual reality tour

Free cancellation
Duration: up to 30 minutes
Language: English
Availability: Everyday
Mobile voucher accepted
Safety measures applied

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Go back in time and visit Volendam in its early days

Learn about the history of Volendam

Experience an impressive and unforgettable virtual reality tour

What to expect

The best thing to do in Volendam: The best known village in Holland now has an amazing attraction that is suitable for any age: Experience Volendam. A visit to Volendam isn’t complete without a visit to Volendam a hundred years ago. The newest Virtual Reality technology will take you back in time to 1916 when Volendam still was a small fishing village and overwhelmed by a dramatic sea flood.

The experience starts with an explanation of how the people lived back then, this takes place in a typical fisherman’s cottage. Your charming host, dressed in the traditional Volendam costume, will tell you everything about the houses, their way of living, and of course the traditional clothing. Then the guide will lead you downstairs where you'll enter an authentic hundred-year-old street. Here you will get an introduction to a virtual reality adventure, where you will be asked to join a fisherman on his sailing trip over the 'Zuiderzee' (southern sea) back in 1916. Have a seat in the ship and put on your Virtual Reality glasses, your journey will begin!

You can look 360 degrees around you, in world of more than 100 years ago. You will hear and see the wild sea and you will experience the fear from the fishermen, who are fighting for their lives. Will you help the fisherman on his adventure?

Experience Volendam is an impressive experience you will never forget!

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COVID-19 information

The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.

Visitor numbers are limited to reduce crowds

The experience complies with government regulations

Proof of vaccination or negative COVID test may be required, please confirm the local requirements before your visit

What’s included

Personal guide

Free use of the Virtual Reality glasses

What’s not included

Food and drinks


Haven 45, 1131 EP Volendam, Netherlands

Meeting point:

Please pick-up your tickets at the tour operators shop, located at Haven 45, before proceeding to your VR experience.


Volendam Rent & Event

Cancellation policy

Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the activity begins.

Important to know

  • Important: Due to current restrictions in the Netherlands attractions are closed until 10 February
  • Ticket must be redeemed at local tour operators office at Haven 45, prior to your VR experience
  • Note this is a daily ticket, you can enjoy your VR tour at anytime during the operating hours
  • Maximum booking size of 8 people