The Canon of Dutch History
Discover Dutch history through 50 windows to the past. A breathtaking presentation that takes you on a journey through time.
Check the Open Air Museum’s opening times and events calendar. Make sure we are open when you plan to visit and find out about all our special activities.
On a visit to our museum park you will come across all kinds of historic buildings and activities. Take a look at our map here and plan your visit!
See the map
Visiting with children
The Open Air Museum is where history comes to life. In summer and winter there are all kinds of activities for young and old alike. Come along and take a look or get involved in an activity yourself!
Events are organised at the museum on a regular basis. Here you can check our events overview to make sure there are no unexpected surprises on the day of your visit.
The Open Air Museum’s collection comprises around 152,000 objects, including carts, household textiles, regional costumes and toys.
From 9 December to 21 January visitors to the museum can experience winter as it was in days gone by! Have fun gliding around our skating rink and enjoy a warming mug of hot chocolate and delicious pancakes.