There is much to do at Museum Kaap Skil during the autumn holidays. Come and listen to the adventures of the beachcomber, delve into the life of a seventeenth-century cabin boy, discover the Reede van Texel or help the curator with his puzzle. On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays, craftsmen show their work. For an overview of activities, see the Kaap Skil agenda: www.kaapskil.nl/reizen/agenda/ Opening hours: from 10 am to 5 pm.
Cultural and Museums
Museum Kaap Skil. Heemskerckstraat 9, 1792 AA, Oudeschild.
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In Oudeschild, the port of Texel, you will find the Kaap Skil museum. A visit to Museum Kaap Skil in Oudeschild on Texel is an experience; there is a lot to do. The exhibitions are about shipping, fishing, maritime history and discovered finds from shipwrecks. In the open-air museum behind the entrance building, you can experience Oudeschild as it used to be. The roadstead of Texel In the 17th century ships were waiting for a favorable wind to set sail on the Reede van Texel. The world's largest model shows what that looked like. The model comes to life by means of light and sound effects. In the exhibition “Ship in sight” you will learn everything about whalers, whistle ships and war yachts. fishermen's houses At Kaap Skil, various fishermen's houses have been recreated in the outdoor area. Do you want to know how people lived at the beginning of the 19th century? Step in and find out. There are regular extra activities in the museum such as demonstrations of net fines, iron forging, spinning and rope making. Sailors and beachcombers stories are also told.
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