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Experience Volendam

Closed Now: 11:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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A charming fishing village very close to Amsterdam

Volendam is just 45 minutes by bus from Amsterdam. If you want to get away from the hustle and... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Janet L
via mobile
Friendly & fun

It can be very busy here so prepare to wait for a bit. The staff is really friendly and take the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Leiden, The Netherlands
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“take pictures”(2 reviews)
The best thing to do in Volendam: The best known village in Holland now has an amazing attraction that is suitable for any age: Experience Volendam. The newest technology will take you back in time to 1916 when Volendam still was a small fishing...more
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Haven 154, 1131 EW Volendam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Volendam is just 45 minutes by bus from Amsterdam. If you want to get away from the hustle and bustle of the city centre ....this is the place, which is mere minutes away, easily accessible by bus and costs very little to experience old Holland....More

Thank Janet L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It can be very busy here so prepare to wait for a bit. The staff is really friendly and take the time to dress you up. The dressers also take the pictures and they are fun! They even take pictures with your phone if you...More

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Reviewed 25 September 2018

We took the ferry from Marken after a pleasant 1/2 day of exploring the villages in Waterland. On arriving in Volendam we walked down the main drag as quickly as possible, found little of interest on the side streets and promptly headed for the bus...More

Thank Helen R
Reviewed 22 September 2018 via mobile

a virtual tour to this village some 400 hundred years ago plus explanations about the community a d their way of life. kind staff. nice experience.

Thank dushypazit
Reviewed 21 August 2018 via mobile

My wife and I visited today. A wealth of information well presented and an amusing photo in local costume. Very good value

Thank Ivor H
Reviewed 28 June 2018 via mobile

A lovely little sea side village with great seafood , very traditional Dutch. Plenty of restaurants and souvenir shops. The people are all so friendly.

Thank Bob V
Reviewed 9 May 2018 via mobile

Shouldn’t miss the opportunity to learn the history of Volendam and try their local costumes. The price of picture taking is also reasonable including the virtual tour.

Thank Dwight A
Reviewed 28 March 2018 via mobile

Walking through the streets of Volendam, very cute and characteristic village, we came across this attraction. It gave us a whole idea of how people of this village lived in the past and all the big problems they had to face. A jump into an...More

Thank Stefano D
Reviewed 10 January 2018 via mobile

I don't know what I was doing hanging around Amsterdam central when this small town is so beautiful. We took a bus from central (forgot how much I paid) we spent our Christmas there. Despite Christmas the place was so busy, crowded and lively and...More

Thank Glory P
Reviewed 21 October 2017 via mobile

We having a great time here. It was a small lovely fishing village. You can find fresh fish and chips here. The sorvenir shop are cheaper, especially shirt, key chain, magnet etc..We walk around the sea side, enjoy the beautiful view surrounding.

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4 January 2017|
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Response from iancarebel | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there is a bus, you can check the information if you google: oldhollandtour This is the tour my friend and I took, for EUR 12.50, and travelled on the route described there. Hope this helps! Have a nice stay!
4 December 2016|
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Response from John M | Reviewed this property |
In Holland, Xmas Eve is much like a normal working day. For sure the hotels and cafes will be open
15 June 2016|
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Response from ExpVol | Property representative |
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