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Interesting find

What an interesting place. A fascinating overview of Katwijk including fishing history, famous... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
jamesdavidson3
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East Molesey, United Kingdom
via mobile
Highly recommended

Excellent small museum with a wonderful collection of model fishing boats, artefacts and pictures... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
palustrian
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beijing
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Voorstraat 46, 2225 ER Katwijk, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

What an interesting place. A fascinating overview of Katwijk including fishing history, famous artists and its time during the war. It does not sound interesting but it really was. The art work on display was worth the entrance fee on its own.

Thank jamesdavidson3
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Excellent small museum with a wonderful collection of model fishing boats, artefacts and pictures. The custodians on the day of my visit were very charming and informative. It gives a valuable insight into the way of life in katwijk and the changes that have occured...More

Thank palustrian
Reviewed 11 March 2018

The museum appeared to be surprisingly nice and interesting. Usually in such small places like Katwijk museums are pretty small with not a lot to see. But not this one. It has a lot to offer - big collection of boat model, shows the life...More

Thank Siarhei S
Reviewed 2 February 2018 via mobile

Normally, one doesn’t expect to find such local museum in a small town entertaining, informative and exciting, but this’s the way Katwijks Museum is. I was there with my family - two adults and a 9-y/o child and spent there amazing 2 hours. It’s located...More

Thank Яна С
Reviewed 13 January 2018

The "Katwijks museum" gives an excellent view about the life and living in the 19th and 20th century. The set-up of the paintings is beautiful located in old houses.

Thank Albert B
Reviewed 11 October 2017 via mobile

Great to see the history of the area in a non boring way. Great displays. Lots of everywhere’s to look. Give you a sense of what was. Staff very friendly and helpful. Great for all ages.

Thank ron d
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

Great place to see the history of Katwijk. You see what people who lived here did and what they did. Lots of artwork from local artist over the centuries. Great models of the streets

Thank ron d
Reviewed 2 June 2016

If you are looking for a well stocked local museum, Katwijks museum is your choice. There is a comprehensive amount of historic material, which gives you an insight in the history of the Katwijk people. Expect a lot of fishing-related objects and stories!

Thank Helgaboe
Reviewed 15 March 2016

A great insight of the life of fishermen and their families in the first decaden o the previous century. The smell of ropes and fishing gear goes together with the impression of being back in time.

Thank Hubert E
Reviewed 7 March 2016

There are 2 subjects, Fisery and Painters stayed in Katwijk.In the Katwijk Museum memories of the coastal town`s past are vividly portrayed in paintings(painted by many members of the artists colony Katwijk) photographs,costumes, ornaments, model ships, fishery artefacts, several period rooms, a reconstructed ships`s bridge...More

Thank Gerda L
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