Flood Museum

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Watersnoodmuseum (Flood Museum) in Ouwerkerk is not just a museum; it's a poignant reminder of the 1953 North Sea Flood, one of the largest natural disasters in Dutch history. Housed in the restored caissons that were used to seal the breaches in the dikes, this museum offers a unique and profound insight into the events, consequences, and lessons of this catastrophic event.

What Can You Expect?

A Must-See for Everyone

The Watersnoodmuseum is an essential destination for both Dutch and international visitors. It not only tells the story of a national tragedy but also of resilience, innovation, and the ongoing struggle against water.

The Watersnoodmuseum offers a profound, moving, and educational experience that reminds us of the importance of respecting the forces of nature and learning from the past.

Visit the Watersnoodmuseum in Ouwerkerk and contemplate an important piece of Dutch history.

For information

Weg van de Buitenlandse pers 5, Ouwerkerk
tel. +31 111 644 382 
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