Follow the migratory birds in Weg van de Waddenzee

Discover more about migratory birds in the new temporary exhibition 'Weg van de Waddenzee' at Ecomare! The knot and the bar-tailed godwit play a leading role in the exhibition. In the Wadden Sea they eat themselves halfway through their journey. Thousands of migratory birds can be seen in the Wadden Sea for part of the year. But where are they when they are not here and what dangers do they have to face along the way? The exhibition is free for visitors to the museum. Opening hours: open daily (except Christmas Day and New Year's Day) from 9.30 am - 5 pm. The ticket office closes at 4.30 pm.

Practical

  • De Koog

  • Nature and Museums

  • all ages and wheelchair accessible

  • www.ecomare.nl

Location

Ecomare natuurmuseum & zeehondenopvang Texel. Ruijslaan 92, 1796 AZ, De Koog.



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Ecomare, natuurmuseum & zeehondenopvang

Ecomare, natuurmuseum & zeehondenopvang

If you are on Texel, you go to Ecomare! A visit to this center is fun and exciting for all ages. Enjoy the young seals in the sanctuary, view the seals in the permanent group above and below water and be amazed about everything that lives in the sea in the Sea Aquarium. The interactive exhibition Wonderlijk Wad (Wonderful Wad) leaves a deep impression; how special nature is. The Wadden Sea is a UNESCO World Heritage area for a reason! Birds in need are cared for in the Bird Shelter. There you will also see a group of gannets: impressive, beautiful seabirds. They share their enclosure with cormorants and shelducks. In the Whale Hall you stand between the gigantic skeletons of a sperm whale and a humpback whale and you discover what is meant by 'a treasure from the intestines of the sperm whale'. There is so much to experience! Buy your tickets in advance at www.ecomare.nl. Ecomare is open daily from 9.30 am - 5 pm (except Christmas Day and New Year's Day). The office closes at 4.30 pm.

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