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Open today from 10:00 until 17:00

Opening hours next week
Day Opening hours
Thu - Sun 10:00 - 17:00
Mon Closed
Tue 10:00 - 17:00
Overview of opening hours
Weg van de Buitenlandse Pers 5
4305 RJ Ouwerkerk
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0111 - 64 43 82

Watersnoodmuseum omringd door bomen
The Watersnoodmuseum in Ouwerkerk
Beelden van de Deltawerken
Discover the experiences of ordinary people during the flood disaster

The Watersnoodmuseum is housed in the four caissons used to seal the last breach in the dike during the North Sea flood in 1953. Get a sense of the scale of the disaster, the rescue attempts and the reconstruction.

The North Sea Flood of 1953 is one of the worst natural disasters in the history of the Netherlands. The Watersnoodmuseum exhibits stories, items, photographs and videos showing the scale of this disaster.


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