Get more out of the Zaanse Schans

There’s no better place to go Dutch than at the pretty heritage village of Zaanse Schans. A visit here transports you back to traditional life. While it’s free to enter the site, this card gets you all the extras to supercharge your enjoyment.

Zaanse Schans Card

Zaanse Schans is the perfect Dutch outing from Amsterdam, bringing the 18th and 19th centuries back into the present-day Netherlands. Explore the wooden houses, barns, and workshops, and get even more value for money with this ticket. For only €29.50 you can visit several museums free of charge for an entire day.


Visit the Weaver’s House, where two families lived with their five looms and the Coopery, where you’ll see how barrels were made.


Learn more about the Dutch windmills – world class heritage – in the windmill museum and visit two windmills for free.


That’s not all! You’ll also get free entrance to the Zaans Museum and to the Verkade Chocolate and Biscuit Factory, a real-life Willy Wonka experience. The Zaans Museum offers a free audio guide in 8 languages.

Where can you buy the Card?

This Zaanse Schans Card gets you all the extras to supercharge your enjoyment. An online reservation of the Zaanse Schans Card is mandatory due to the national corona safety measures. You can buy your card here online.

Buy here

It is also possible to buy the Zaanse Schans Card including a bus ticket. This bus ticket is valid the whole calendar day on all bus lines of Connexxion (and R-net) in the region Zaanstreek (Amsterdam Central Station – Zaandam – Zaanse Schans).

Buy here incl. bus ticket

Your benefits:

  • Free admission to the Zaans Museum and the Verkade Chocolate and Biscuit Factory
  • Free admission to the World of Windmills
  • Free admission to saw mill ’t Jonge Schaap
  • Free admission to paint mill De Kat
  • Free admission to the Weaver’s House and Cooperage
  • Free access to the Zaan Time Museum
  • 10% discount at restaurant De Kraai (minimum spend €10)
  • Discount on parking ticket € 9,- instead of € 11,-/ € 15,-

Pay attention! The Zaanse Schans Card is not cheaper with a Museum Card. You can reserve your starting time at the various museums. For more information, visit: and

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