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Information on Zaanse Schans

Zaanse Schans is a unique living and working community that dates back to 1850. It is packed with wooden windmills, traditional crafts, special museums and beautiful houses. The Zaanse Schans houses are built in the typically Dutch wooden architectural style, relocated here piece by piece since 1961.

Use this app to get to know the Zaanse Schans. Experience this unique piece of Dutch heritage. The app provides you with a guided tour. It guides you to the beautiful houses and the unique polder. Take a look at the traditional crafts like the making of clogs and cheese. Or visit the mills and other monuments.

The entrance to the Zaanse Schans is free. We hope that your visit, in combination with this app, will be a pleasant one!

Information point Zaanse Schans (in the Zaans Museum)
Schansend 7
1509 AW Zaandam
Phone +31 (0)75 681 00 00