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Waterlandsmuseum De Speeltoren Monnickendam

Noordeinde 2-4, 1141 AM, Monnickendam, The Netherlands
+31 299 652 203
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Is it a Belfry ?

The Museum was closed when we visited Monnickendam on a Sunday afternoon of April ! The clock tower... read more

Reviewed May 29, 2017
belleretraite
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Montreal, Canada
Clock and museum

Very nice Museum with a kid area and the clock mechanism is the oldest in Europe. It plays songs... read more

Reviewed May 18, 2017
Ebigalee
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Bloomington, IN
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May 28, 2017
“Is it a Belfry ?”
May 18, 2017
“Clock and museum”
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Noordeinde 2-4, 1141 AM, Monnickendam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed May 29, 2017

The Museum was closed when we visited Monnickendam on a Sunday afternoon of April ! The clock tower is quite reminiscent of the belfries found in northern Belgium and France and in fact is much nicer than a lot of them . We were told...More

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Reviewed May 18, 2017 via mobile

Very nice Museum with a kid area and the clock mechanism is the oldest in Europe. It plays songs and has a little scene that plays. Lovely people running the museum and some nice videos explaining the local culture.

Thank Ebigalee
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Reviewed April 14, 2017

Museum De Speeltoren offers a small exhibition about the local history and nature. There are several stuffed birds on display .Few tourist visit this scenic village.

Thank bas k
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Reviewed July 24, 2016 via mobile

This museum is located in a historic tower in the ild city of Monnickendam. It is a good start the understand the history of Monnickendam and how this part of the country was won from the sea and subsequently defended against the sea. The museum...More

Thank Maurice Q Q
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Reviewed July 15, 2016

I did not get in but the tower is quite a sight, that gives all its cachet to the village. To my disappointment the carillon did not display the small riders, but the sound of the bells is nice and the naive angel rather cute....More

Thank PipingAngel
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Reviewed June 1, 2016 via mobile

This is a wonderful small village museum. Quite a lovely surprise. This is a wonderful town to walk around in. Many old 17th C houses. Beautiful harbor and locks. Good little restaurants. Perfect for and afternoon visit

Thank Jonmun
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Reviewed March 26, 2016

Visited on a Sunday afternoon and was surprised to find it open. Enjoyed looking around the different floors and was amazed by the children's area - such a wonderful idea. The top floor also was a treat - trying all the things out, a real...More

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Reviewed May 30, 2015

I was really impressed with this small museum telling the story of this ancient settlement - the rise and fall (and rise) of Monnikendam. There are also natural history displays and a wonderful coillection of old clocks on the top floor - make sure to...More

2  Thank FionaL_11
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