Would you like to visit a museum? Texel has many special and interesting museums about fishing, war and culture. Take some time to discover the various museums on Texel.
Kaap Skil is a unique museum that has already received various (international) prizes for architecture, but of course also for their exhibitions with VOC ships (and finds). There is also a mill and a lively museum in the open air. There is much to do, both outside and inside.
Shipwreck and beachcombing museum Flora
In the Schipbreuk- en juttersmuseum Flora you are still not done after two hours. Step into the tough world of beachcombing, fishing and rescue. It is interactive, educational and suitable for young and old. Here you will find beach finds older than 75 years. It is situated in a quiet location at De Koog, near the forest and the beach.
De Texelse Oudheidkamer
The small Oudheidkamer can be found in the heart of Den Burg. The beautiful building dates from 1599 and is decorated with utensils and furniture from the time that your grandmother’s grandmother was still a little girl. In De Texelse Oudheidkamer you can experience the 19th century.
Cultuurhistorisch museum Texel
In the Cultuurhistorisch museum Texel you can view various old objects. From carriages, farm wagons and consumer goods to old agricultural machines used by the inhabitants of Texel. Here you can also see how the inhabitants lived and worked about 100 years ago.
War museum Texel
In the Second World War, Texel was the last battlefield in Western Europe and was only liberated at the end of May 1945. Here you get an overview of the long war history of the island.
Walvisvaarders Huisje Den Hoorn
In Den Hoorn you will find the Walvisvaarders Huisje (‘Whalers House’). Here you take a step back in the time of the whalers, more than 300 years ago. As the name suggests, the whalers stayed for a long time whalers. In the museum you can admire many old objects from the 18th and 19th century.