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Expositions

Discover the maritime history of Texel at Museum Kaap Skil! We are currently working on a new, spectacular exhibition which will be opening in July. The famous scale-model of the Texel Roads is still accessible, alongside the open-air museum, windmill, beachcomber’s shed and exhibitions in the other museum buildings.

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Buildings

Museum Kaap Skil has various buildings, including a monumental windmill, a warehouse and a shed where eelgrass used to be dried. The iconic main building has won various prizes.

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Collection highlights

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400 years Skil

Many Texelaars still call Oudeschild ‘Skil’. Long ago, here was the most important anchorage in the world. A hub for shipping, with all the activities that go with it. When this golden age passed, the village reverted into a fishing village. Discover the eventful history of Skil below; a framework for the collection and stories of Kaap Skil.

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