Cruquius Museum tels about the age-old Dutch battle against the water. The reclamation of Haarlemmermeer by means of steam power marked the breakthrough of the Industrial Revolution in the Netherlands. The Cruquius houses the worlds’ largest steam engine.

* Pumping station Cruquius is monument of the year 2016 *

In de grote stoomketel kijken
Cruquius Museum

Cruquius Museum

Cruquius Museum tells about the age-old Dutch battle against the water. The reclamation of Haarlemmermeer by means of steam power marked the breakthrough of the Industrial Revolution in the Netherlands. The Cruquius houses the worlds’ largest steam engine.

Historisch beeld van de stokers in Gemaal De Cruquius

Guided tours in Cruquius Museum

Cruquius Museum

Haarlemmermeermuseum De Cruquius offers guided tours for groups in English, French, German and Dutch any day of the week. We kindly ask you to book these in advance. Contact us through +31 (0)23 - 023 52 857 04 or via secretariaat@shmdc.nl. We will assist you in arranging a perfect visit to the museum.

Cruquius Museum

Practical information

Algemeen

With a combiticket, you are able to visit both museums within one week.

If you are planning to visit both museums on one day, then we would like to advice you to start at Museum The Cruquius (historical steam engine) and complete your day with a visit to the historical Museum. This is because of the different opening hours.

Beeld van het marktplein in Historisch Museum

Historical Museum Haarlemmermeer

Historisch Museum

At this historical museum, situated in the barn of an old farmhouse, you can take a walk through the regions history and meet the pioneers that started working the land from 1852.

While there, take a look at the old school building, cafe and church and see how Schiphol Amsterdam Airport developed.