Come and explore the picturesque heritage village of Zaanse Schans.

 Witness the sweeping landscapes that home the traditional windmills, appreciate the old wooden houses, workshops and shops. It's free to enter the site however with the Zaanse Schans card you can get a lot more for your money, it is great fun for the whole family and is an educational experience where you can learn about the history and origin of this beautiful residential area. A Zaanse Schans Card is perfect if you want to view as much of the place as possible.

The Card is valid every day, both in the peak and off-peak seasons.

You can pick up your Zaanse Schans Card at the entrance of the Zaans Museum with your Amsterdam Pass.

Benefits of the Zaanse Schans Card includes:

Free Admission to:

  • Zaanse Museum
  • Zaanse Time Museum
  • Weaver's House and Cooperage


  • 30% discount to the Honig Breethuis
  • 10% discount in souvenir shops and catering establishments


  • Windmills
  • Museums
  • Handicrafts
  • Walking routes
  • Boat tours
  • Shops

How to get there:

Bus: 391 to Zaanse Schans

see the: full list of attractions included »

Please see official attraction page for opening times:
Monday 9 AM - 5 PM
Tuesday 9 AM - 5 PM
Wednesday 9 AM - 5 PM
Thursday 9 AM - 5 PM
Friday 9 AM - 5 PM
Saturday 9 AM - 5 PM
Sunday 9 AM - 5 PM


 December 25th and January 1st

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Schansend 7, 1509 AW Zaandam, Netherlands


003175 - 6810000

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