Address & Route
1509 AW Zaandam
+31 (0)75 681 00 00
From the direction of Amsterdam
Take the A8 motorway towards Zaanstad/Purmerend to the Purmerend A7 exit. Follow the signs to Zaanse Schans.
From the direction of Alkmaar
Take the A9 motorway towards Amsterdam/Haarlem. Take exit 10 in the direction of Castricum (10) and turn off on Provincialeweg/N203 N8. Drive towards Wormerveer/Zaandam. Follow the signs to Zaanse Schans.
From the Afsluitdijk causeway
Take the A7 motorway towards Amsterdam. Take exit 2 Zaandijk/Zaanse Schans and turn right towards Leeghwaterweg/N515.
Parking is available at the Zaanse Schans car park immediately adjacent to the Zaans Museum.
Day ticket for passenger cars € 12
15 March – 1 November € 30
November 1 – March 15 € 25
Coaches (double decker)
15 March – 1 November € 45
November 1 – March 15 € 35
The car park is the property of Stichting Zaanse Schans.
Get off the train at Zaandijk-Zaanse Schans station. Follow the signs to Zaanse Schans. Cross the bridge, follow the footpath along the Zaanse Schans until you see the Zaans Museum on your left. It is a walk of approximately fifteen minutes.
Further information about travelling by train.
From Amsterdam Centraal station
Take bus 391 (Industrial Heritage Line). Get off the bus at the Zaans Museum-Zaanse Schans bus stop.
The Zaans Museum is accessible to the disabled; there is an accessible toilet and all floors can be reached by lift. Unfortunately, wheelchairs with large or elevated seats may not fit in the elevator. Entrance is free for carers. Assistance dogs are allowed inside.
Disabled parking spaces
A number of parking spaces in the Zaanse Schans car park have been reserved for disabled parking. These are located close to the Zaans Museum.
The standard parking tariff of €12 applies.
Book a wheelchair
A limited number of wheelchairs are available in the museum. You can book a wheelchair by calling on +31 (0)75-6810000 or by sending an e-mail to email@example.com.