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Museum Schokland

Middelbuurt 3, 8319 Emmeloord, The Netherlands
+31 527 251 396
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Very interesting museum, good size for a concise visit

Nice trip in this neighbourhoud to learn more about past living and culture in this part of the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
golfingaround
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The Netherlands
Schokland ,timeless mystery-the first Dutch Unesco monument

I visited the Schokland island and the museum ,discovering many secrets of this unique piece of... read more

Reviewed February 23, 2018
mireille b
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Ramnicu Valcea, Romania
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Middelbuurt 3, 8319 Emmeloord, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice trip in this neighbourhoud to learn more about past living and culture in this part of the Netherlands, especially island life and Zuiderzee people and habits. We enjoyed every minute, combined with Batavia outlet shopping visit in Lelystad and a fair but simple lunch...More

Thank golfingaround
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Reviewed February 23, 2018

I visited the Schokland island and the museum ,discovering many secrets of this unique piece of land of the Netherlands .In 1995 Schokland and the surrounding area was included to the list of Unesco World Heritage site .The area I visited is a symbol of...More

Thank mireille b
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Reviewed August 27, 2017

We drove our rental car coming from Leeuwarden, having stopped at the UNESCO Ir. D. F. Woudagemaal Pumping Station. The museum here explains the difficult history of this previous island's struggle with the Zuider Zee. Outside a boat is up on stilts, showing where it...More

Thank Gene J
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Reviewed April 19, 2017

The movie theatre is bigger than you might expect and the movie about the history tells the whole story of Schokland and the area. Very informative.

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Reviewed January 22, 2017

An island rises up in the landscape?....Yes while arriving at this spot aproaching to it .This island in former days ...long before Noord oostpolder became a polder shows you how this tiney island was a safe rescue place during storms located near Urk in the...More

Thank MichaelRecent
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Reviewed May 12, 2016

Schokland is a world heritage site, symbolizing man's struggle against the water. This museum shows items related to living on the former island of Schokland, and stone age items excavated in the area, and items found in shipwrecks after the Noordoostpolder was created. In the...More

Thank RHAHJ
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Reviewed March 17, 2016

So much/ history here and so very interesting to hear and see the constant battle with the forces of nature (water) and in this area the water won.

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Reviewed March 9, 2016

Schokland is a former island in the former Zuiderzee, 12 km outside Emmeloord in the `Noordoostpolder`. Until 1941, Schokland was an island in the Zuiderzee, (since 1932 called IJsselmeer); with the closing of the dykes of the Noordoostpolder and the reclamation of the land, Schokland...More

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Reviewed November 14, 2015

Museum Schokland is on the former island of Schokland. This island in now part of the Noordoostpolder in the Netherlands. The Island used to be a fishing community until the 1840, but because it became to dangerous for people to live there due to the...More

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Reviewed September 1, 2015

We visited Schokland as part of a family celebration. We had lunch there in the restaurant, which was fine and then were given a presentation about the site in the charming little church. The museum is rather disappointing and rather dusty!

Thank Margaret H
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