Category: Hoorn

  • 10 Amazing Facts about Hoorn

    10 Amazing Facts about Hoorn

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    FUN & INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT HOORN   Old Legend says that Hoorn was be founded by Hornus, Hornus would have established a settlement In 716, Western Friesland. However, this is just a legend. Hoorn was established as a city in 1357, city rights were given by Willem V. After Amsterdam, Hoorn is the next most…

  • Centrum Varend Erfgoed Hoorn

    Centrum Varend Erfgoed Hoorn

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    Centrum Varend Erfgoed Hoorn is a museum situated in the harbour area of Hoorn, it’s a beautiful location with access to the large open waters of the Marker and Ijsselmeer, the ship in which the museum is situated in is the living memory of the history of the city and Holland, Hoorn was once a…

  • Verhalenark in Hoorn

    Verhalenark in Hoorn

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    The Verhalenark in Hoorn is based on Noah’s Ark, its the first floating Bible museum in the world and was designed to be same as the original ark based from the bibles description of the ark, the Bible states that the Ark is about a hundred and forty meters long, however the Verhalenark is only seventy meters…

  • Westfries Museum

    Westfries Museum

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    The Westfries Museum is a historical and cultural museum situated in Hoorn, it was opened on the 10th of January 1880, the building originally belonged to the Gecommitteerde Raden van West-Friesland en het Noorderkwartier, as a part of the Staten van Holland en West-Friesland, the Museum comprises over 30,000 objects

  • Museum of the 20th Century

    Museum of the 20th Century

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    Museum of the 20th Century first opened its doors in April 1994, situated in Oostereiland, a peninsula in the harbour of Hoorn

  • Photographs of Hoorn

    Photographs of Hoorn

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    Hoorn is a town in the north-Holland province, it’s one of the largest harbors on the Ijsselmeer, however much of the city is made up of water, it has a rich history that dates back to the 8th century. Information and statistics  Total area: 53.25 km2 Area code: 0229 postcode: 1620–1628, 1689, 1695 Elevation:  −1 m Photographs  …