open air museum: 10am-5pm (closed Nov-Mar) - indoor museum: 10am-5pm
This attraction consists of an indoor museum (the Binnenmuseum) and an open-air museum (the Buitenmuseum). The Binnenmuseum, whose main focus is the maritime activities of the region (fishing, navigation, commerce), occupies 12 buildings, including 17 C houses and warehouses that once belonged to the West India Company. The Buitenmuseum is a museum village devoted to daily life in the former fishing ports on the Zuiderzee. The Kindereiland will be of particular interest to children.