Visit the Kazematten

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Admission prices 2020

Regular price € 7,50 per person
Children (from 4 to 12 years old) € 3,75 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 veteran 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).

In the visitor center (and on the terrace) is due to the Corona measures

  • an adapted range of food and drinks available;
  • the cinema is closed, watch the movie on YouTube before your visit
  • place for a limited number of visitors.

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

Opening Times 2020

Visit only possible with a ticket purchased online in advance!


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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

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.