Visit the Kazematten

Opening times

We are open again from 1 April 2020!
Until 1 April 2020 only open for groups by appointment

We do accept the National Art & Culture Gift card.

Admission prices.

Payment options:

Cash (Euro’s), Debit card (no credit cards).

Prices during the regular opening times:

Adults € 7,50 per person
Children (4 t/m 12 years old) € 3,75 per person
Annual museum pass holders (MJK) free
Veteran pass holder (VP) free
Friends of the Kazemattenmuseum pass € 1,00 discount
Guided tour, maximum 15 pers (if/when a guide is available) € 19,00

Groups of visitors also outside regular opening times (by appointment only, see contact form)

Normal admission for a minimum of € 50,00
Cost of a guide (maximum 15 pers) € 19,00
Lunch (soup, ham and cheese roll, sugar loaf/current bun, milk/butter milk, tea/coffee min. 5 pers.) € 10,00 per person

School group (by appointment only, see contact form)

Tour guide (maximum 15 pers) € 19,00
Pupils € 3,00 per person
School supervisor (2 free per tour) € 5,00 per person
Annual Museum Card holder (MJK) free

Accessibility to Museum

When walking from the parking area the museum can be reached via a number of stairs over the bridge.

When there is someone who has difficulty with walking wishes to visit the museum, we would advise you to telephone us at 0517 – 579453 (during opening times) or via the contact form

Tips for visitors

Visitors Centre In the visitors centre there is a cinema where a video is being shown continuously, with recordings of the interviews with veterans who are talking about their experiences in the May of 1940.
In the visitors centre there are books and souvenirs for sale as well as the possibility to buy a cup of tea and coffee.
Toilets At the visitor centre there are male and female toilet facilities. There is also a toilet at the entrance of the southern part of the museum (next to the locks).
Pets Dogs on a lead are permitted in the museum but we would like to request that you clean up after them.
Baggage etc. Baggage, helmets, clothing, etc. can be looked after at the ticket office when requested.


Kazemattenmuseum Kornwerderzand
Afsluitdijk 5, 8752 KP  Kornwerderzand



Travel Instructions

By car/Motorbike
The Kazemattenmuseum is 4 km from the Frisian coast on the A7 (Afsluitdijk), exit 14A Kornwerderzand. Parking is free, on parking areas P1 or P2 at the Afsluitdijk-Wadden Center. GPS coordinates: 53.073788, 5.339619

Public Transport
Qliner Alkmaar-Leeuwarden v.v., line 350, bus stop Afsluitdijk-Kornwerderzand

From the direction of Friesland follow the route to the Afsluitdijk/Den Oever/Amsterdam.
From the direction of Noord-Holland follow the route to Afsluitdijk/Leeuwarden.
Bicycle/Moped can be parked at Kornwerderzand.

From the parking area or bus stop follow the instructions on the concrete blocks and walk via the stairs and the bridge to the Kazemattenmuseum.