The Zaanse Schans for groups and businesses

It is possible to rent a room from various businesses at the Zaanse Schans, whether it be for a special meeting for instance, or for a party dinner. Choose an all-in package deal and enjoy a lovely day in the Zaan region.

Make a group visit to the Zaanse Schans

Beautiful scenery, a water-rich environment, charming accommodation and extensive catering facilities. In short, the Zaanse Schans is a unique location for your international business event or family gathering. With us your company can hold a meeting, have lunch and dine, and of course see the Zaanse Schans. Even from the water as well! Our wide experience with group visits makes it possible to offer various customised arrangements, to suit all your special wishes. We also offer the following package deals:

Seizoensarrangement

 

Experience the rich history of Verkade in the Zaans Museum and enjoy a delicious cup of Simon Lévelt coffee, tea or a soft drink in the Museum Café. After a walk along the Zaanse Schans, you will take a boat trip over the Zaan through the oldest industrial area of Western Europe. The numerous windmills and factories that can be seen from the water are silent reminders of the past.

Including: admission to the Zaans Museum, coffee/tea/soft drink at the Museum Café, a walk along the Zaanse Schans, a boat trip on the River Zaan.

 

Duration: approx. 2.5 hours
April – September: Daily
Costs: adults €19,50 p.p.; children 4-12 years €15,00 p.p.
Individual bookings

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Enjoy the world-famous Dutch landscape while walking on a guided tour along the Zaanse Schans. Visit a windmill and discover everything about old Dutch handicrafts, such as weaving canvas, and cheese and clog making.

Included: guided tour of Zaanse Schans, admission to a windmill and Weaver’s House, visit to a cheese and clog maker.

 

Duration: approx. 1.5 hours

Daily

Prices: Dutch language guide €9:50 p.p.; guide in other languages €11.00 p.p.

Group booking (minimum of 10, maximum of 20 people per guide)

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Enjoy the world-famous Dutch landscape while walking on a guided tour along the Zaanse Schans. Visit a windmill and discover everything about old Dutch handicrafts, such as weaving canvas, and cheese and clog making. After the walk, you will take a boat trip over the Zaan and enjoy a delicious cup of coffee or tea on board. The captain will vividly recount the rich industrial past of the Zaan region.

Included: guided tour of Zaanse Schans, admission to a windmill and Weaver’s House, boat trip over the River Zaan, visit to a cheese and clog maker.

 

Duration: approx. 2.5 hours

April – June and September: Tuesday to Sunday, July – August: daily

Prices: Dutch guide €16:50 p.p.; children 3-12 years €13.00 p.p.; guide in another language €18.00 p.p.; children 3-12 years €13.00 p.p.

Group booking (minimum of 10 people)

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Typical Dutch can be expanded with a visit to the Zaans Museum.

Included: guided tour of Zaanse Schans, admission to Zaans Museum, a windmill and Weaver’s House, boat trip over the River Zaan, visit to a cheese and clog maker.

 

Duration: approx. 3.5 hours

April – June and September: Tuesday to Sunday, July – August: daily

Prices: Dutch guide €19.50 p.p.; children 3-12 years €15.50 p.p.; guide in another language €21.00 p.p.; children 3-12 years €15.50 p.p.

Group booking (minimum of 10 people)

De-Kraai

 

Experience the rich history of the Zaan region in the Zaans Museum. Visit the Verkade Experience and imagine yourself in an early twentieth century chocolate and biscuit factory where the original machinery is still in operation. Finish off with an extensive lunch incl. authentic pancakes in the De Kraai restaurant. De Kraai is established in an authentic 18th century Zaan grain warehouse at the Zaanse Schans and is walking distance from the Zaans Museum.

Included: admission to Zaans Museum, lunch in the De Kraai restaurant (vegetable soup, pancake of your choice, coffee/tea. fresh fruit)

 

Duration: approx. 2.5 hours
Daily

Costs: adults €24.50 p.p.; children 4-17 years €21.95 p.p.

Group booking (minimum of 10 people)

Tour de Monet Luxe

 

View the Zaan region through the eyes of Claude Monet! In 1871, this world-famous French painter stayed in Zaandam for four months. During that time, he made at least 25 paintings and nine sketches. Via the IJ, the North Sea Canal and the Zaan, you will sail from Amsterdam to Zaandam city centre. On board you will enjoy a cup of coffee/tea and a delicious piece of cake. In Zaandam, a guide will take you on a Monet walk. On the way, you will visit the Monet Atelier, where you can view reproductions of all the Zaan Monet paintings.

After that, you will proceed to the Zaanse Schans. There, you will visit paint mill De Kat and the Zaans Museum, where you can admire the De Voorzaan and the De Westerhem by Claude Monet.
Included: boat trip Amsterdam-Zaandam, guided Monet tour, admission to the Monet Atelier, boat trip Zaandam-Zaanse Schans, admission to paint mill De Kat, admission to Zaans Museum

 

Duration: approx. 6 hours
Daily

Costs: to follow asap

Group booking (a minimum of 10 people)
This package deal can also be followed in reverse order

Hoop op d'Swarte Walvis

 

Tour de Monet Luxe can be expanded with a Monet Lunch and/or dinner in restaurant De Hoop op d’Swarte Walvis.
Included: boat trip Amsterdam-Zaandam, guided Monet tour, admission to the Monet Atelier, boat trip Zaandam-Zaanse Schans, admission to paint mill De Kat, admission to the Zaans Museum, lunch and/or dinner at restaurant De Hoop op d’Swarte Walvis

 

Duration: approx. 8 hours
Daily

Costs: to follow asap

Group booking (a minimum of 10 people)
This package deal can also be followed in reverse order

Fietsverhuur

 

Discover the Zaandam of Claude Monet by bike! The trip starts with a visit to the Zaans Museum, where you can view the De Voorzaan and the De Westerhem by the world-famous French painter. After a visit to paint mill De Kat, where you will learn all about oil paints and pigments, you will cycle to Zaandam city centre. There, you will go on a Monet walk. On the way, you will visit the Monet Atelier, where you can view reproductions of all the Zaan Monet paintings. Optionally, you can add a boat trip.

Included: bike hire, admission to the Zaans Museum, paint mill De Kat and the Monet Atelier, guided Monet tour

 

Duration: 15, 25 or 35 km

Daily

Costs: to follow asap

Group booking (minimum of 10 people)

Old Holland Tour

 

Within a stone’s throw of Amsterdam, the Zaan region developed into the oldest industrial area of Western Europe. It once had some 600 working windmills! During the Old Holland Tour, you will discover everything about its rich industrial past. Sail from Amsterdam to the Zaanse Schans, where you will visit the Zaans Museum, a windmill of your choice and the many crafts and museums that enrich the region. Start or finish with a delicious lunch in the Zaans Museum, or in pancake restaurant De Kraai.

Included: boat trip Amsterdam-Zaanse Schans, Zaanse Schans Card, lunch at the Zaans Museum or in restaurant De Kraai.

 

Duration: approx. 4 hours
Daily

Costs: to follow asap

Group booking (minimum of 10 people)

The package can also be followed in reverse order

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Within a stone’s throw of Amsterdam, the Zaan region developed into the oldest industrial area of Western Europe. It once had some 600 working windmills! During the Old Holland Tour Luxe, you will discover everything about its rich industrial past. Sail from Amsterdam Central Station to the Zaanse Schans, where you will enjoy a delicious lunch in the Zaans Museum or pancake restaurant De Kraai. After that you can visit a windmill of your choice and see the many handicrafts and museums that enrich the region.

Finish off with a delicious dinner at restaurant De Hoop op d’ Swarte Walvis with a panorama of the Zaan and the windmills.

Included: boat trip Amsterdam-Zaanse Schans, Zaanse Schans Card, lunch at the Zaans Museum or in restaurant De Kraai, dinner at restaurant De Hoop op d’ Swarte Walvis


Duration: approx. 8 hours
Daily

Costs: to follow asap

Group booking (minimum of 10 people)

The package can also be followed in reverse order

Kinderfeestje

 

Get started with Verkade!
Get your work clothes on and become a biscuit baker, cocoa expert, or chocolate and biscuit packager. You will be taken to the ‘Verkade Factory’ where you will do lots of fun things. Of course, after all that hard work, everyone will get a tasty treat and there will be a present for the birthday boy/girl.

Included: admission to the Zaans Museum, guided tour by the museum teacher, soft drinks/biscuits, Verkade chocolate bars, diplomas, present for the birthday boy/girl

 

Duration: approx. 2 hours
Wednesday 14:00-16:00

Prices: €14.50 per child; €8.50 per accompanying adult
Age: 6 to 10 years

A minimum of 6 and a maximum of 12 children
The kid’s party can be expanded to include a pancake in restaurant De Kraai.
Book at least 2 weeks beforehand

 

Indulge your sweet tooth! Start your day out with the Verkade Experience at the Zaans Museum. Discover how the Verkade girls made the most delicious chocolates and biscuits, and design a wrapper for a personalized bar of Verkade chocolate. Then take a walk through the world-famous Dutch landscape of the Zaanse Schans to the CacaoLab where you can create your very own hot chocolate drink. Finish your day with a river cruise on the Zaan that takes you through the oldest industrial area of Western Europe, and see the famous windmills and cocoa processing plants.

 

Daily bookings (individual visitors or groups)
Includes: entry to the Zaans Museum, Verkade chocolate bar, hot chocolate at the CacaoLab, Zaanse Schans river cruise

Duration: 3-4 hours
Price: €16.50 per person / €14 children aged 13-17 / €11.50 children aged 4-12

Surprise your international guests

Our packages are great for international companies. The multilingual guides know all about the rich history of the Zaanse Schans. Our guides speak English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Czech and Russian.

Would you like more information? Mail to sales@zaanseschans-museum.nl. Or call the information centre of the Zaanse Schans: +31(0)75-681 00 00.

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Room rental at the Schans

A large number of businesses at the Zaanse Schans offer room rental. We have compiled the following short-list for you:

Does one of these locations appeal to you? Then please contact the business in question.

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