Zaans Museum

Local nameZaans Museum
LocationZaanse Schans, Zaandam, Netherlands

Zaans Museum is a museum in Zaandam, Netherlands, located at the Zaanse Schans. It opened in 1998 to preserve and protect the heritage of the Zaan area. In 2009, the museum was extended with the addition of the Verkade Experience.

In 2016, the Zaans Museum opened three locations with living history at the Zaanse Schans: the Cooperage, the Jisper House, and the Weaver's House. Another annex of the Zaans Museum is the Tsar Peter House in the centre of Zaandam.

The museum houses cultural-historical and regional collections examining the residential and industrial culture. In 2015, the museum acquired a painting from the Zaan period of the French impressionist painter Claude Monet, entitled 'The Voorzaan and the Westerhem'.

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Opening hours

1 Apr - 1 Oct: daily 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
2 Oct - 30 Mar: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Opening hours to some locations may vary. Please check the official website.


Adults: €10
Children (4-17): €6

More information and contact


Official Website




Phone +31 75 681 00 00

Address Schansend 7, 1509 AW Zaandam, Netherlands

Coordinates 52°28'24.686" N 4°49'20.561" E

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