Learn more about the history of Schouwen-Duiveland. Visit an old photo studio, a classroom from 1929, or a fisherman’s cottage. Take a guided tour through the historic harbor and the shipyard of Zierikzee. The eight museums on Schouwen-Duiveland are worth a visit for any history fan.
An old school built around 1845 is home to the Burghse Schoole Museum in Burgh-Haamstede. One of the rooms is furnished like an old classroom from 1920. Sit down on one of the benches and experience a class without the distraction of the world wide web.
Admire ship models, paintings, nautical charts, and nautical instruments at the Brouws Museum in Brouwershaven. The museum is located in two historic buildings right at the former trade and fishing harbor. Learn more about the maritime history of Brouwershaven.
At this museum, you learn more about the trade and life in the old fishing village Bruinisse. It is located in the only protected monument of Bru. Pay a visit to the old Vissersuusje (fisherman's cottage) to see how people lived around the turn of the previous century.
The Watersnoodmuseum in Ouwerkerk is dedicated to both the events during the 1953 North Sea flood disaster and the current challenges in flood protection. Listen to personal stories to learn how the residents of Ouwerkerk experienced the flood disaster and how Schouwen-Duiveland was rebuilt after the catastrophe.
At the Cameramuseum in Zierikzee, you dive into the world of photography. You learn about the technique and how it has developed over the years. The museum has a large collection of historical cameras. In the authentic 1910s photo study, have a photo taken of yourself wearing our traditional costumes.
Museum Harber Zeeland
Learn more about shipbuilding and test your kids' carpentry skills in the museum harbor of Zierikzee. The museum has two locations: In the old harbor of Zierikzee, "de Oude Haven", you can admire many beautifully restored ships and even embark on a trip. In the old shipyard, you get to watch the carpenters work on old ships and their engines.
Marvel at the wealth of Zierikzee in the 450-year-old town hall. The Stadhuis is home to a valuable collection of silverware, historical maps, ship models, and exotic souvenirs. Learn more about the history of the city of Zierikzee and the island of Schouwen-Duiveland.
What is dyer's madder and what was it used for? How is flax grown? At the historic farm Goemanszorg you will learn more about agricultural practices, plants, and the region around Dreischor. The old farm has been transformed into a modern exhibition hall.