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Kaap Skil, Museum van Jutters & Zeelui

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We almost didn’t visit as it as unclear wha5 we were paying for but I’m glad we chose to go in... read more

Reviewed 30 September 2018
Ossrivenland
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St Davids, United Kingdom
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Texels - Treasures from the Sea

The Museum Kaap Skil, on the small island of Texel, NL, has done an exceptional job of presenting... read more

Reviewed 21 April 2018
LisaCarlson
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Moscow, Idaho
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Reviewed 6 September 2017

The contrast between the modern main building and its exhibition of ancient marine artifacts is stunning. The exhibition covers all aspects of Dutch maritime history, from modest fishing vessels to huge warships as well as its sailors and how they lived. Much is interactive and...More

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Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

We almost didn’t visit as it as unclear wha5 we were paying for but I’m glad we chose to go in. Lots of interesting exhibits. Loved the little houses and the set rooms. The little kitchen was just as I recall my Dutch grandmother’s home...More

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Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

You pay € 9,00 to experience boredom. When you go downstairs you get many (boring) stories and technology that would be amazing if only this was the year 1991. Many computers didn't work and you might be able to see a Windows error message if...More

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Reviewed 21 April 2018

The Museum Kaap Skil, on the small island of Texel, NL, has done an exceptional job of presenting historically valuable artifacts while at the same time brining to life the history and culture of the people who have lived there through time. / There is...More

Thank LisaCarlson
Reviewed 20 December 2017

Here you can have fun and learn things. An experinece for young and old. See how maritime life in the past century was. Visit small house of those times. Even visit a live running and working mill. Ask the men who work there anything and...More

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Reviewed 6 September 2017

The contrast between the modern main building and its exhibition of ancient marine artifacts is stunning. The exhibition covers all aspects of Dutch maritime history, from modest fishing vessels to huge warships as well as its sailors and how they lived. Much is interactive and...More

2  Thank HCovik
Reviewed 24 July 2017

Really enjoyed my trip here and got to learn so much about the nautical history of Texel and its "roads", orphans etc via excellent exhibits and interactive displays. As a Brit it was great to get a Dutch view on naval history. The small cottages...More

Thank Paul R
Reviewed 12 June 2017

Thoroughly modern entrance building with great coffee and cakes and lovely staff. A first floor of Ocean Archeography and a basement of the History of Texel and shipping, then out the back in the garden beautifully display fishermens cottages, a windmill, and a boat display....More

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Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

The Museum provides an exhibion of the role the Texel roads in maritime history, interactive presentations for young and old alike. It also includes an outdoor area with fishermen cottages and what village life would have been. Take a ride in the submarine exhibit and...More

Thank Jennie G
Reviewed 18 October 2016

This place could be turned into a statement for cleaning up the oceans. Instead it just looks a bit like an interesting junkyard. Some of the exhibits are a bit weird (some jilted guy who throws his ex's memories into the sea back in 2001)...More

Thank M S
Reviewed 12 September 2016

This museum is an absolute gem. Contained in a purpose built structure, it is a mixture of traditional museum artefacts upstairs and quirky finds, but the true fascination is the many interactive exhibits in the outdoor area. The sheer abundance and variety of things that...More

Thank Sally M
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