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Enjoy entrance to the Zaans Museum
Learn about the rich history of the Zaan area
Visit the Verkade Experience to learn about chocolate
Admire historic cookies and chocolate machines
Listen to an audio guide in 8 languages
What to expect
Learn about the rich history of the Zaan area in the Zaans Museum. This permanent exhibition gives you insight into the culture and history of the Zaanstreek.
Admire the beautiful collection of artifacts and listen to stories both past and present about the area. You will experience the rich culture and industrial history of the wonderful Zaanstreek. Listen to the free audio guide which will tell you everything you need to know about the various rooms you pass and the stories behind interesting objects.
Right at the heart of the museum, you will find the Verkade Experience, a treat for young and old. Travel back to the chocolate and biscuit factory of the early twentieth century, where the original machines are still churning away and the history of Verkade comes alive.
COVID-19 informationThe 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
Access to the Verkade Experience
Audio guide in 8 languages
What’s not included
Zaans Museum, Schansend, Zaandam, Netherlands
Zaans Museum. Parking is possible next to the Zaanse Schans, next to the Zaans Museum for a small parking fee, you can book your discounted parking ticket in advance at checkout. The museum is on walking distance from train station Zaandijk-Zaanse Schans and from the bus stop of bus 391 parking from Amsterdam Central Station.
Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 1 hour before the activity begins.
Important to know
- At checkout, you will select a timeslot to enter the museum
- The museum is accessible for people with disabilities including elevators and toilet facilities
- Wheelchairs are available for rent, please contact local operator directly to reserve one using the contact details in the booking voucher
- The Zaans museum offers a free audio guide in 8 languages (Dutch, English, German, French, Spanish, Italian, Russian, Mandarin)
- Parking costs are not included. If you wish, book your discounted parking ticket at checkout