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Power of water - past and future

Close to Zeeland-brug at Zierikzee side located. Museum provides a detailed, impressive account... read more

Reviewed 17 May 2018
Maastricht, The Netherlands
River cruise excursion we're glad we didn't pass on

This place tells a story of actual events leading up to a horrendous disaster in the mid 1900's... read more

Reviewed 19 April 2018
Little River, South Carolina
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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 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

Thank Jim P
Reviewed 2 October 2017

We visited this museum n a Monday.For some reason, some visitors received an audio tour device, but we received just a map. We found that a lot of the multimedia parts were not working, or even missing essential parts. Nice restaurant for small bites is...More

Thank koekeloer
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

The breakthrough of the dykes protecting the Islands of Zee-land against storms in 1953 remains a historic event the inhabitants will always remember! In four caissons used to close the last opening in the dyke a beautiful museum was created. The names of those who...More

Thank Salamaoegst
Reviewed 12 June 2017

A beautiful and very moving museum with exhibits and films about the great flood of 1953. One of the films shows the caissons being manoevered into place to block the breach in the dyke where the north sea was pouring in after the flood. A...More

Thank B00Tee
Reviewed 30 April 2017

This museum is actually built in the concrete caissons used to help seal a dike breach in 1953. The large, hollow concrete boxes were originally part of the artificial harbor plans for Normandy during WWII but were re purposed to act as bulwarks of the...More

Thank Will W
Reviewed 24 April 2017

The disaster in 1953 is being told with pictures, plans, objects, movies in a sober and engaging manner. Spend the whole day at the visit, there are so many interesting presentations and great opportunities for hiking.

Thank FjellLars
Reviewed 7 April 2017 via mobile

This was on one of our day tours from our Viking River Cruise. Very informative place to understand the story of Water and the Netherlands, and some of the disasters, and successes, of living in a country where 40 % of the land is below...More

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