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  1. Netherlands
  2. North Holland
  3. Amsterdam
  4. Zaanse Schans

Amsterdam Half-Day to Zaanse Schans & Moco Museum Ticket

Product ID: 208356
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Get a taste of old and new Dutch culture on this guided day-trip. Visit the preserved windmills of the Zaanse Schans for a slice of traditional Dutch, followed by a visit to Moco, Amsterdam's premier Modern Art Museum.
About this activity
Duration 3.5 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Spanish, English, German
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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  • See the historic windmills of Zaanse Schans
  • Watch traditional craftsmen at work, making clogs and other artifacts
  • Admire iconic paintings by internationally famous artists like Banksy, Andy Warhol and Keith Haring
  • Learn how Dutch cheese is being made in a farm
Full description
Begin your tour at the conveniently located central meeting point. Here, a comfortable, air-conditioned single deck bus will take you to today’s destination in just 20 to 30-minutes. The windmill village Zaanse Schans is an open-air museum that houses a collection of working windmills, wooden houses, barns and, shops dating back to the 18th and 19th-Century. All these buildings were brought here from 1961 onwards bringing back to life this most prosperous period of the Zaan region. Upon your arrival at the village, your guide will take you on an orientation tour of the village. You will visit the clog museum annex wooden shoemaker shop and, in the cheese farm, you will get to taste Dutch farmer cheese. Then it is time to further explore the village on your own. Before you set off to discover the Zaanse Schans on your own, your guide will give you further information on the Zaanse Schans and its unique character, teach you local history and culture, and give you insiders tips about what to do and where to go.

Next, you will head back to Amsterdam where upon arrival, your guide will provide you with your ticket for the Moco Museum. The Moco museum in Amsterdam is a boutique museum with a wide range of modern, inspiring and contemporary art. It is here that you will be able to witness master artists such as Banksy, Andy Warhol and Roy Lichtenstein. Moco provides inspiration and eye openers for all the visitors and as such, during your tour, you will find art that is totally unique and almost impossible to find anywhere else. 

  • All taxes, fees and handling charges
  • Transport by air-conditioned single-deck coach
  • Live commentary on board
  • Moco museum entrance ticket
What’s Not Included
  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Food and drinks
Not suitable for
  • Wheelchair users

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

This is Holland – Overhoeksplein 51, opposite central station. How to get here: a free shuttle ferry to Buiksloterweg runs 24/7 from Amsterdam Central Station to the north shore of the river IJ. Journey time is three minutes). Embark via the two middle pontoons. On disembarking, turn left. It’s two minutes’ walk to This is Holland.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Comfortable shoes
Not allowed
  • Pets
Know before you go
• Confirmation will be received at the time of booking
• A small amount of walking is involved and as such, comfortable shoes are recommended
• The entrance tickets for the Moco Museum are valid for 1 week
• The tickets are for a one-time use and may be used on a different day then the bus-tour operates
• Times are subject to change due to local traffic conditions
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Product ID: 208356