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You can find out more about cookies on the Consumentenbond (Dutch Consumers' Association) website.
What cookies does the Netherlands Open Air Museum use?The www.openluchtmuseum.nl website makes use of the following cookies:
1. Functional cookies
2. Cookies for our own website statistics
3. Cookies via Google Analytics
A cookie is placed on users' computers via our website by the US company Google as part of its Analytics service. We use this service to keep up to date with, and receive reports on, how visitors are using the website so that we can improve our website and make it faster. Google may supply this information to third parties if it is legally obliged to do so or if third parties process the information on behalf of Google. We do not have any influence over this. The information gathered by Google is anonymised as far as possible.
4. Cookies of external parties such as Twitter and Facebook
Our website includes buttons which allow users to promote (like) or share (tweet) web pages via social networks such as Facebook and Twitter. These buttons work using little pieces of code that originate from Facebook or Twitter itself. Cookies are placed on users' computers using this code. We do not have any influence over this. Read the privacy statement of Facebook and Twitter to find out what they do with your data processed via these cookies. The information that they gather is anonymised as far as possible.
How can I disable cookies?Disabling cookies only affects the computer and browser on which this action has been performed. If you use several computers and/or browsers you will need to repeat this action as often as necessary.
Events and demonstrations are organised at the Open Air Museum throughout the season. The current daily programme will be shown on the map that you will receive when you visit. Alternatively, take a look now at the events on the agenda.