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Watersnoodmuseum

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Autumn holiday

That was a very nice culture educational visiting. My daughter learn the important history and the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Jenny v
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Houten, The Netherlands
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Well worth visiting

We have just spent a long weekend visiting Zeeland. We went to this museum because it has had very... read more

Reviewed 2 October 2018
mummyharris2016
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England, United Kingdom
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 17 May 2018

Close to Zeeland-brug at Zierikzee side located. Museum provides a detailed, impressive account of the 1953 flood disaster and the implementation of the Deltaworks thereafter . Towards the end of the exhibition the attention is then directed to water as a continuing threat - especially...More

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Reviewed 8 May 2015

I had very high expectations for this museum: I even built a 5 day trip around it. Having lived in the Netherlands for several years, I had some notions about the great flood, but nothing concrete. Perhaps I have been spoiled by all the fantastic...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

That was a very nice culture educational visiting. My daughter learn the important history and the future for this kind water functional knowledge.

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Reviewed 2 October 2018

We have just spent a long weekend visiting Zeeland. We went to this museum because it has had very good reviews on tripadvisor. They are well deserved. It was a very interesting experience. Easy to use, point and play handheld devices enabled us to listen...More

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Reviewed 30 September 2018

This museum is all about the storm in 1953 that took 1835+1 lives and change the way the Dutch managed flooding. The structures them selves are an amazing feature. The museum is housed in four large concrete structures (caissons) which were sunk to block the...More

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Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

We visited two years ago, and was told there’s a new 180deg cinema. A brilliant museum housed in caissons the British built and floated over to plug the holes in the dykes caused by the 1953 floods. Very interesting with a nice tea room and...More

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Reviewed 28 August 2018

The story's this museum contents are impressive. Story's about loss and survival. The way they have build the storm surge barrier to avoid another disaster. The quiz, the virtual reality tour and other things you could do were very interesting for kids and grown ups....More

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Reviewed 6 August 2018

This was an excellent account of the North Sea storm which led to the deaths of many people in Holland and the North Sea. It gave the background story to the communities affected by the breaking of the dykes and followed with details of the...More

Thank Mary M
Reviewed 17 May 2018

Close to Zeeland-brug at Zierikzee side located. Museum provides a detailed, impressive account of the 1953 flood disaster and the implementation of the Deltaworks thereafter . Towards the end of the exhibition the attention is then directed to water as a continuing threat - especially...More

2  Thank NLxpat
Reviewed 19 April 2018

This place tells a story of actual events leading up to a horrendous disaster in the mid 1900's. The 'buildings' which house the museum are the actual structures which were given to the Netherlands by England in order to rebuild the dam destroyed by the...More

1  Thank 2Birdsfishnfrogs
Reviewed 26 February 2018

Allthough our family was stricken by the “Watersnood” I never found the courage to visit this museum. After 65 years I was ready for memory lane. But I should have visited this place years earlier! It brought back memories which was good for me but...More

2  Thank Hochis
Reviewed 7 October 2017

This museum gives good details accounts of the great 1953 North Sea Flood. The exhibits includes the whole event plus the recovery of the whole affected region. Very informative and interesting. The view is great and far - check out the platform outside

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