Visit the Kazematten


In the Kazematten Museum, in connection with the Corona measures

  • wearing a face mask is mandatory in all indoor areas;
  • the museum shop and the museum café are open to a limited number of visitors; 
  • In the cinema the video about the history of the Afsluitdijk, about the casemates on Kornwerderzand and about the first days of the war in May 1940 will be shown (if possible) every half hour.

Always ensure that your fellow visitors can also visit our museum and visitor center in a safe and carefree manner.


Opening days and times 2021


Hooray, we can open again! So you can book again. From Saturday 5 June we hope to welcome you in our beautiful museum, which is possible four days a week, on Wednesday and Friday to Sunday.

See you in the Casemate Museum


From 16 October 2021 until 31 October 2021

from 10:00 until 17:00 uur
from 10:00 until 17:00 uur
from 10:00 until 17:00 uur
from 10:00 until 17:00 uur
from 11:00 until 17:00 uur

From 1 November 2021 until 28 November 2021

from 10:00 until 16:00 uur
from 10:00 until 16:00 uur
from 11:00 until 16:00 uur

Admission prices 2021

Regular price € 8,00 per person
Children (from 4 to 12 years old) € 4,00 per person
Annual museum pass holders (MJK) free, but also book in advance online and bring a museum card
Veteran pass holder (VP) free, but also book in advance online and bring a museum card
Friends of Kazematten free, but also book in advance online and bring a friend card
No tours and packages available  

Payment options in the Visitor centre::

Only Payment Cards (VPAY and Maestro) and Credit Cards (Visa and Mastercard).


We do accept the National Art & Culture Gift card.

The Military Courant is available free of charge in the visitor center of the museum.

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

Navigation and parking

For navigation (SatNav) to parking lots use address below:

Afsluitdijk 1c, 8752 TP Kornwerderzand.

Parking on P1 or P2.

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 Telephone: 0517-579453 E-mail:

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 Bicycle/Moped 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.