Discover Fort De Schans together with the guide. Willem van Oranje had the fort built around 1574 to protect Texel and the Reede against the Spaniards. The fortress was enlarged in 1811 by order of Napoleon. The guide will take you back to the time of the great naval battles! Costs: € 8.50 adults, € 5.00 child. You can book via www.kaapskil.nl or at the office of Museum Kaap Skil. More information via: +31222-314956.
Guided tours and Cultural
Tor von Fort de Schans. Schansweg, 1792 KP Oudeschild.
Maximum 20 people per tour.
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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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