How were wooden sailboats built 400 years ago? Jump on board the Batavia, a spectacular ship belonging to the Dutch East India Company (‘VOC’ in Dutch) and delve into the history of Flevoland and experience the stories of the pioneers at Batavialand.
Step into the world of pioneer Willem Vos and see how his dream to build a VOC ship was realized. Watch and learn how a large wooden ship was made 400 years ago. Learn about traditional craftsmanship and try it out for yourself: rope making, nail making, walking on stilts, ring throwing or chiseling. Travel to the 17th century listening to our guides’ wonderful, exciting and funny stories.
At the museum, pioneer Cornelis Lely will tell you more about the history of the polders. Walk the length of the Flevowand embroidery and learn about the history of life along the Zuiderzee from the Ice Age to the present day. Join Michelle and travel to prehistoric times in “Het land van Michelle” (Michelle’s Land). Watch the film to see what the Flevoland landscape looked like 7,000 years ago. Roll up your sleeves and go sailing on a cog ship or become an engineer in the Water Theater and make your own polder.
Netherlands Museum Pass valid
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Purchase a Netherlands Museum Pass or a ticket to a museum
Netherlands Museum Pass
Purchase the Netherlands Museum Pass to visit more than 400 museums in the Netherlands for one year.
|Type of Museum Pass||Price|
|Adult Pass||€ 64,90|
|Young Person Pass||€ 32,45|
|Kids Pass||€ 32,45|
Batavialand also sells Netherlands Museum Passes on-site.
Standard tickets Batavialand
|0 t/m 3 jaar||free of charge|
|4 t/m 12 jaar||€ 8,50|
|13 t/m 16 jaar||€ 16|
Children vote for kid-approved museums
Children aged 12 and under review museums as kid-approved or not (with kidsproof labelling on the photograph). Reviewing museums is fun! Collect stickers to create your own works of art.