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Experience Volendam

Haven 154, 1131 EW Volendam, The Netherlands
+31 6 30957271
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Volendam village

A lovely little sea side village with great seafood , very traditional Dutch. Plenty of restaurants... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Bob V
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Mooroopna, Australia
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Virtual tour and picture taking in local costume

Shouldn’t miss the opportunity to learn the history of Volendam and try their local costumes. The... read more

Reviewed 9 May 2018
Dwight A
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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 village. The experience starts with an explanation of how the people lived back then. Your charming guide, dressed in the traditional Volendam costume, will tell you everything about the houses, their way of living, and of course the traditional clothing. Then the guide will lead you downstairs where you'll enter an authentic hundred-year-old street. Here you will get an introduction to our virtual reality adventure, where you will be asked to join a fisherman on his sailing trip back in 1916. Have a seat in our ship and put on your Virtual Reality glasses. You can look 360 degrees around you, in a world of more than 100 years ago. The adventure starts! Will you help the fisherman on his adventure? Come on in and join us in
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Haven 154, 1131 EW Volendam, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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
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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
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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

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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

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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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Reviewed 28 September 2017

The Experience Volendam gives some insight into the life of people a hundred years ago, however it is stating the obvious: the houses were small, people poor, had many children and were wearing hand made cloth. The 3D movie has a meager storry, it is...More

Thank Max M
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Reviewed 22 August 2017 via mobile

Visited the Volendam Experience with various family members ranging in age from 5 to 75 and we all thoroughly enjoyed it. While not completely certain what to expect we learnt of the now probably dying traditions of Volendam which although not typically Dutch in many...More

1  Thank Alistair T
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Reviewed 9 August 2017

Visited this as part of a one day tour through Volendam with family. It tells an interesting piece of the age-old battle of the Dutch against the sea, the losses and the victories. Buy tickets and get a timeslot. Virtual reality story was nice, but...More

Thank AFStatie
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Reviewed 31 July 2017

This amazing fishing village offers one of the best, fresh and affordable seafood that I've tried. There are several restaurant serving seafood but my favourite was De Haven, which is all the way to the end. The seafood are really value-for-money and I truely enjoy...More

Thank Opaque21
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Reviewed 12 June 2017

Our tour began a bit before the "official opening time" for the town....I was personally intrigued by the village itself, the architecture, and individuality of the town's population in decorating their personal spaces. The port itself is a lovely attraction and we gave much respect...More

Thank Pegapuss
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Jouneyman1965
4 January 2017|
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Response from Anca I | 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!
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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
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15 June 2016|
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