Zaanse Schans

Enter the 17th century of the Dutchies with windmills and Dutch chocolate.

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What's included

  • E-ticket Day return train ticket to Koog-Zaandijk.
  • Coffee and apple pie on the house.
  • E-ticket Zaanse Schans Card. Free entrance to Zaans Museum/Verkade Experience, Zaan Time Museum, the Coopery, The Weaver's House and one of the windmills. Plus discount admission charges at Zaanse Schans. Receive your Zaanse Schans Card at the information desk in the Zaans Museum.

Zaanse Schans

Start your visit in the Zaans Museum and receive your Zaanse Schans Card at the Information desk. Besides the Zaans Museum, The Zaanse Schans Card includes admission to other museums, crafts and one windmill of choice on the Zaanse Schans, and also gives you a 10% discount in restaurants and souvenirs shops.

Join us and travel to a world-famous piece of the Netherlands, which comes alive on a fascinating tour featuring the Zaans Museum and the Zaanse Schans. Make a day of it: there are audio tours available, interactive games and activities for the whole family.

Have a happy chocolate experience at the Verkade Experience and create a wrapper for a chocolate bar. Dream away to the old days at the exhibitions in the Zaans Museum and the beautiful collection of regional costumes, Zaans painted furniture and objects of Zaans homes, paintings, ship’s models and original objects.

Enjoy some of the best history facts about the imposing history of shipbuilding and whale hunting. Climb up to the top floor of the Zaans Museum and have an awesome view of the Zaanse Schans, which you may remember from movies with windmills, and houses built in a typical Dutch wooden architectural style amid the unique pit meadow landscape.

Special terms and conditions

  • Special offer is available until 31 December 2017.
  • Tickets are valid until 31 December 2017.
  • Cannot be combined with any other offers, discounts. No refund.
  • This promotion includes an e-ticket to Koog-Zaandijk, day return. Valid Monday till Friday after 09.00am, all day on Saturday and Sunday and not valid on King's Day, April 27.

Useful information


Schansend 7 1509 AW Zaandam

Opening hours:

10.00am – 5.00pm, daily



More details:

Zaanse Schans website

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