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Expositions

The diversity of Museum Kaap Skil is clearly visible in the exhibitions. New is 'World Voyage'. Follow the ships in the 16th, 17th and 18th century to their destination all around the world. Don't forget to visit he scale-model of the Texel Roads. It is situated in the basement of the entrance building and portrays the largest anchorage of the Dutch Golden Age. In the open-air museum you can experience how the islanders used to live. The beachcomber’s shed is an adventure in itself, with a huge variety of beach finds! 

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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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