Crafts & stories at Kaap Skil

The open-air museum of Museum Kaap Skil is bustling with activities. Craftsmen are at work and the storytellers are sitting in their talking chairs. The program changes: sometimes the blacksmith is at work, sometimes the net mender, the rope-maker or the spinster. On Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays from 1.30 - 4.00 pm. Look for the current day program at www.kaapskil.nl/agenda.

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Museum Kaap Skil. Heemskerckstraat 9, 1792 AA, Oudeschild.



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Museum Kaap Skil

Museum Kaap Skil

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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