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History of Katwijk

Great museum, not only the history. Also you will find here great paintings of old Dutch painters... read more

Reviewed 2 September 2018
Katwijk, The Netherlands
Interesting find

What an interesting place. A fascinating overview of Katwijk including fishing history, famous... read more

Reviewed 15 August 2018
East Molesey, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 September 2018

Great museum, not only the history. Also you will find here great paintings of old Dutch painters that have visit Katwijk for the scenic views!

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank jaapvanegmond
Reviewed 15 August 2018 via mobile

What an interesting place. A fascinating overview of Katwijk including fishing history, famous artists and its time during the war. It does not sound interesting but it really was. The art work on display was worth the entrance fee on its own.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank jamesdavidson3
Reviewed 19 July 2018

Excellent small museum with a wonderful collection of model fishing boats, artefacts and pictures. The custodians on the day of my visit were very charming and informative. It gives a valuable insight into the way of life in katwijk and the changes that have occured...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank palustrian
Reviewed 11 March 2018

The museum appeared to be surprisingly nice and interesting. Usually in such small places like Katwijk museums are pretty small with not a lot to see. But not this one. It has a lot to offer - big collection of boat model, shows the life...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank siarheisa
Reviewed 2 February 2018 via mobile

Normally, one doesn’t expect to find such local museum in a small town entertaining, informative and exciting, but this’s the way Katwijks Museum is. I was there with my family - two adults and a 9-y/o child and spent there amazing 2 hours. It’s located...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 13 January 2018

The "Katwijks museum" gives an excellent view about the life and living in the 19th and 20th century. The set-up of the paintings is beautiful located in old houses.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank albertbY6797IW
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

Great to see the history of the area in a non boring way. Great displays. Lots of everywhere’s to look. Give you a sense of what was. Staff very friendly and helpful. Great for all ages.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank ampharan
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

Great place to see the history of Katwijk. You see what people who lived here did and what they did. Lots of artwork from local artist over the centuries. Great models of the streets

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank ampharan
Reviewed 2 June 2016

If you are looking for a well stocked local museum, Katwijks museum is your choice. There is a comprehensive amount of historic material, which gives you an insight in the history of the Katwijk people. Expect a lot of fishing-related objects and stories!

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank Helgaboe
Reviewed 15 March 2016

A great insight of the life of fishermen and their families in the first decaden o the previous century. The smell of ropes and fishing gear goes together with the impression of being back in time.

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank Hubert E
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