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Museum Kaap Skil is a discovery journey along the maritime history of Texel. With surfaced treasures from shipwrecks and full of stories from fishermen, beachcombers and seamen.

On large touchscreens, you see the ship models very close up, down to the smallest details. For example, the Seven Provinces, the ship with which Dutch admiral Michiel de Ruyter won many navel battles. Or the Petronella, a fluyt ship headed to Riga to buy grain. Discover the features, the routes the ships sailed, the personal stories, special facts and important events.

Opening Hours

April to October: Daily 10 AM – 5 PM.
November to March: Tuesday to Sunday from 10 AM – 5 PM

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  • Sunday10:00 - 17:00
  • Tuesday10:00 - 17:00
  • Wednesday10:00 - 17:00
  • Thursday10:00 - 17:00
  • Friday10:00 - 17:00
  • Saturday10:00 - 17:00
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