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Amsterdam IJselmeer (formerly Zuiderzee) Information
(Amsterdam, North Holland, Netherlands NL)
Attractions nearby Amsterdam, North Holland Netherlands NL
IJselmeer (formerly Zuiderzee)
62 km / 39 miles north-east of Amsterdam
Zuiderzeemuseum - Wierdijk 12-22
Tel: +31 022 831 8260
The Zuiderzee was originally a bay in the North Sea. In 1932 its name was changed to IJselmeer after it was enclosed by the Afsluitdijkdijk.
The Zuiderzeemuseum is situated at Enkhuizen, about 65 kilometres / 40 miles north-east of Amsterdam. This open-air museum complex provides permanent exhibitions and even historic sailing ships and offers the culture of the surrounding area. The theme of the museum is the eternal struggle against the sea.
Open: April to October, Monday to Saturday - 10:00 to 17:00
February to December, Sunday 12:00 to 17:00
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