Watersnoodmuseum, Ouwerkerk

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  • Great museum. It tells the tale of the flood of 1953, the subsequent construction of the delta works and the world wide danger of water and climate change. Both traditional and modern techniques are.....  more »
  • We visited this museum on the last day from our 3 weeks exploring the Netherlands instead of Vietnam. Last week we stayed in Renesse and this is a must see when you are in the area.  more »
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  • We should have visited this museum earlier. I captures the flooding event from various perspectives in a comprehensive way, also for children; recently my oldest told me that he wanted to go again. Some of the drama's that happened have been visualised there in a way that in few occasions brought tears to my eyes. We will go again.
  • An excellent museum. The following is from their website: in 1953, the Dutch were once again confronted with the power of the sea. The Watersnoodmuseum is a Dutch museum about the North Sea flood of 1953. The Flood Museum's collection is divided between the four caissons in Ouwerkerk, each with its own theme. English tours are available and most everything was understandable. Staff and volunteers were very pleasant and helpful. Nice gift shop. Parking lot.
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