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Museum Stoomtram Hoorn-Medemblik

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Address: Van Dedemstraat 8, 1624 NN, Hoorn, The Netherlands
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The engine whistles and the fireman shovels coal. Wooden partitions creak,...

The engine whistles and the fireman shovels coal. Wooden partitions creak, wheels sing and steam hisses. In your carriage you will experience a story from a bygone era. Between the historic towns of Hoorn, Medemblik and Enkhuizen steamtrams meander from village to village across the Westfrisian countryside and a historic steamer with a fantastic saloon-deck sails along the coast of lake IJsselmeer.

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train ride to memory rails

The museum steam tram Hoorn - Medemblik runs in the province of North-Holland, the most north eastern province of the Netherlands. The love for the material and the upkeep is... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Breukelen Ut
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The museum steam tram Hoorn - Medemblik runs in the province of North-Holland, the most north eastern province of the Netherlands. The love for the material and the upkeep is great. Worth a visit to the museum (small) and if you have the time a trip on the tram itself.

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Wervershoof, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Did the historical route with a fellow traveler. Had great fun on the stretch from Hoorn to Medemblik. After that we took a boat to Enkhuizen. Nice day out in summer!

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Enkhuizen, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

A beautiful day in summer. Start with the steam-train in Hoorn. Slwly you will go to Medemblik. You can visit the city center for a small time. From there you can take the boat to Enkhuizen. In Enkhuizen you can choose to visit the old center of Enkhuizen or visit the "buitenmuseum". The "buitenmuseum"is great. If you are ready in... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 January 2017 via mobile

This is a fun way to travel. I had never been on a steam train before. What a treat! Everyone was dressed in proper attire just as if it was back in the day. There is even a brief pit stop that showcases what it was like to do deliveries. Beautiful countryside of Holland. Most enjoyable.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016

We rode the train and boat on a chilly November day. The line operates a full schedule during tourist season, but curtails activity during the off season. Purchased return rail tickets from Amsterdam Centraal to Enkhusen, but got off in Hoorn on the first stage of the trip as that's where the Steamtram departs. Enjoyable trip by train (steamtram) to... More 

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Hoorn, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 November 2016

This was a lovely trip down memory lane. It is a very enjoyable ride passing a beautiful landscape.All the volunteers were so friendly.

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

Everytime we have guests from abroad, we try to take them to experience this attraction. Riding in a old steam train from Hoorn to Medemblik is enjoyable. The scenery along the small villages and in the spring time you will see the tulip fields. More interesting is the work place of the steam train self. Seeing how do the volunteer... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 September 2016

We were lucky to take the train and boat tour off-season so did not have to wait and had plenty of space to ourselves. The train is beautifully restored and you can sit either first or second class. Leaving Hoorn train station you will have two stops until arriving at Medemblik. The trip takes about two hours. From Medemblik you... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016

Reception at Steam trein station in Hoorn was good. If you're like steam trains theres lots to see. Steam trein trip to Medemblik great through the Dutch countryside stopping at a couple of villages. Medemblik a nice old small town with a small castle. All in all really a great day out. Good value for money.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 August 2016

It's possible to do a three way travel including the steam railway. We started at Enkhuizen, went by boat to Medemblik, then caught the train to Hoorn, and caught the service train back to Enkhuizen. It was a really enjoyable day out. Everything about the train trip was perfection, obviously cared for by extremely well, with polished brass and everything... More 

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