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Shipwreck and Beachcombing Museum Flora

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Heaven for anyone who loves beach combing

We LOVED this museum. It’s slightly crazy and untidy in places but that is part of its charm... read more

Reviewed 30 September 2018
St Davids, United Kingdom
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An amazing collection - a reminder of the awesome power of the sea

So many shipwrecks from such a small island! Many of the pieces of wreckage or flotsam accompanied... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2018
Tim F
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Pontweg 141, 1796 MA Den Burg, Texel, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

We LOVED this museum. It’s slightly crazy and untidy in places but that is part of its charm. Visually mesmerising to see the beauty of turquoise coppers, twisted rusty metal and rows of glass etc. An artist’s dream. Favourite exhibit was the messages in bottles....More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 28 August 2018 via mobile

So many shipwrecks from such a small island! Many of the pieces of wreckage or flotsam accompanied by photos or news clippings. And for those whose attention wanders after a few minutes of printed words (think teenage boys), there are strategically places games to play...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

We spent a good couple of hours here. Fascinating finds from shipwrecks, old houses to look in, windmill, beachcombers collection. There were people carrying out fishing related activities such as rope making, making nets and smoking fish . Interesting to see and you could eat...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank cozg
Reviewed 20 December 2017

This museum tells you all about the history and present life of beachcombers. beachcombers like in history is luckuly over but still stranded boats are raided all over the world. This museum has many objects that has been given to them by hobbyist beachcombers. Surely...More

Date of experience: December 2017
2  Thank gejo-fototeam
Reviewed 28 October 2017

This plac looks like a junkyard but it tells the history of the island Texel and the maritime findings. They have a lot of item coming from shipwreks over many years. The film telling how they got to it are very interesting. This museum is...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank JBlommaert
Reviewed 2 October 2017

This lovely place tells you the history of Strand Jutten. It's a must see when one is on the island, then you'll understand the life on the island a bit more. You'll see a variaty of goods wich have been found on the beeches of...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Huurman1968
Reviewed 15 September 2017 via mobile

Great place to waste hours if you want to. Beside all the funny and special beach combing jutter - It gives a deep inside on the life at the sea and stories behind... mostly in Dutch language but everyone was helping to translate if asked...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank JoergAsia
Reviewed 19 July 2017

We had a lovely cycle to De Koog to see the museum which is full of odd things that have washed up on the shore of the Island over the years. There is plenty to see.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank SteveCoulson
Reviewed 12 May 2017 via mobile

This is a brilliant place to visit. Really interesting for children and adults to see what has been collected fr

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Annacp73
Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

We (two adults of 31 and 48) did not enjoy this place as much as others here on this site did. The museum objects aren't that intrestingly arranged, the scraps of newspaper cutting that can be found on several spots look old fashioned and not...More

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Yvonne-Posthuma
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Response from SteveCoulson | Reviewed this property |
You don't need to speak Dutch in tourist situations here. Everyone speaks English well. From Amsterdam Central Station, take the train north to Den Helder (70 minutes). From that little station, walk out the exit and... More