Enkhuizen (105) Zuiderzeemuseum

Open-air museums

Description

An open-air museum is a museum that exhibits collections of buildings and artifacts out-of-doors. It is also frequently known as a museum of buildings, an ecomuseum or a folk museum. The concept of an open-air museum originated in Scandinavia in the late 19th century and spread widely.

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Enkhuizen126 photos

Enkhuizen (100) Zuiderzeemuseum
EnkhuizenNetherlands

Coordinates: 52° 42′ 30″ N, 5° 17′ 58″ E

Enkhuizen, in the region of West-Frisia, was one of the harbour-towns of the VOC, just like Hoorn and Amsterdam, from where overseas trade with the East Indies was conducted. It received city rights in 1355. In the mid-17th century, Enkhuizen was… [Read more]

Zaanse Schans78 photos

Zaanse Schans (83)
Zaanse SchansNetherlands

Coordinates: 52° 28′ 24″ N, 4° 49′ 19″ E

Zaanse Schans is a neighbourhood of Zaandam, near Zaandijk in the province of North Holland. It has a collection of well-preserved historic windmills and houses; the ca. 35 houses from all over the Zaanstreek were moved to the museum area in the… [Read more]

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