At Zaanse Schans you will experience all that is typical in the Netherlands; see the historic working windmills of Zaanse
Schans, learn about cheese making, watch traditional craftsmen making clogs and
other artifacts and view the wooden green painted houses and shops.
We will also visit the Moco Museum, well known for
it’s wide range of modern, inspiring and contemporary art. Admire the iconic paintings by international famous artists like Banksy, Andy Warhol and
Keith Haring before returning to Amsterdam.
Begin your tour at our central meeting point in A'dam Tower. A
comfortable, air-conditioned single deck bus will take you to Zaanse Schans in just 20-30 minutes.
The windmill village Zaanse Schans is an open air museum of Dutch traditions that houses a
collection of working windmills, wooden houses, barns and shops dating back to
the 18th and 19th Century. All these buildings were brought here
from 1961 onwards bringing back to life this most prosperous period of the Zaan
In its golden age the Zaan Region developed into an industrial area on a
scale never seen before, with 600 active windmills (wooden factories powered by
wind). In these small factories many tasks were being executed with the aid of
wind energy: wood sawn by machine, grinding spices, oil for food and paint,
flower, cocoa powder and many other things.
The prosperity in the 18th and 19th century can be seen in the Zaanse
Schans windmill village in several ways. Alongside windmills, barns and other buildings, you will see beautiful houses that were originally built
as home to rich windmill owners and merchants. These houses have attractive
facades and have been painted in traditional colors such as green, beige and
You will visit the clog museum annex wooden shoemaker shop
and in the cheese farm you will get to taste Dutch farmer cheese. You will also have some time to visit the village on your own.
Back in Amsterdam your guide will provide with you
your ticket for the Moco Museum.
The Moco museum in
Amsterdam is a boutique museum with a wide range of modern, inspiring and
contemporary art.The competition comes nowhere near it. Think of the
artists: Banksy, Andy Warhol and Roy Lichtenstein. These artists use a lot of
irony towards modern society, that is what makes them so special. Moco
provides inspiration and eye openers for all the visitors. With this, Moco
speaks to a wide audience. Visitors who come to the Moco museum will experience
art that is nowhere to be seen but here.
A'DAM tower, overhoeksplein 5, opposite central station Catch the 5 minute free ferry (Buiksloterweg) behind the station to get here. (Check-in desk inside the entrance of the A'DAM Lookout)
Starting Time : 11:30 PM (depening on season)
- All taxes, fees and handling charges.
- Transport by air-conditioned coach.
- Live commentary on board.
- Moco Museum entrance ticket
- Gratuities (optional).
- Food and drinks.
- Bring your camera so you'll be able to take awesome Pictures of the places and you'll be visiting.
- Bring some extra money for buying some souvenirs.
- Wearing comfortable shoes are recommended.
A'DAM tower/Lookout, Overhoeksplein 5, opposite central station. Catch the 5 minute free ferry (Buiksloterweg) behind the station to get here. ( Check-in desk inside the entrance of the A'DAM Lookout)
- Till March 21st 2019 daily at: 12:00
- Spring 2019 - From March 21st until May 19th 2019 daily at: 14:30
- Summer 2019 - From May 20th2019 daily at: 11:30
- Free cancellation up to 24 hours before tour begins.
Pay later instructions
Only payments in cash will be accepted at the ticketing booth. Payment will be required before
you are allowed in the tour.
You can pay at Check-in desk inside the entrance of the A'DAM Lookout
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