If you want to see the typical Dutch Mills, you should definitely visit the Unesco World Hertage Site of Kinderdijk. Kinderdijk has 19 different Dutch mills in an authentic Dutch landscape. The museum tells about the history of windmills, steam pumps and the fight of the Dutch against the water. Prices range from 10-15 euro per person to visit the museum. However the foot path and bike path along the site can be entered for free.
Zaanse Schans, Zaandam (50 km)
The Zaanse Schans is a residential area in which the 18th and 19th centuries are brought to life. Stroll past the bakery museum and enjoy the smell of fresh bread, or take a look at the warehouse where clogs are made. You should be sure not to miss the cheese factory, pewter foundry and the various windmills. The Zaanse Schans is a unique part of The Netherlands, full of wooden houses, mills, barns and workshops. Entrance is free, although for some attractions a small fee is required.
Open Air Museum, Arnhem (67 km)
Discover Dutch history in the Open Air Museum and come across many different historic buildings and activities. In particular the Canon of Dutch History is worth visiting. Enjoy a breathtaking presentation that takes you on a journey through time. Ticktets range between 15 and 20 euro per person.
Zuiderzee Museum, Enkhuizen (82 km)
Visit Enkhuizen’s Zuiderzee Museum to discover how people once lived on the banks of the Zuiderzee. The open-air site allows you to walk among typical buildings and recreated streets that were around before the creation of the Ijsselmeer Barrier Dam. Enjoy interactive experiences by helping craftspeople around the “village,” then head inside to see exhibits of ships, photos, traditional clothes, and more. Tickets range from 4-8 euro per person.
Van Gogh Museum, Amsterdam (39 km)
The Van Gogh Museum houses the world's largest collection of artworks by Vincent van Gogh. The collection includes world famous paintings like Sunflowers, Almond Blossom, and The Potato Eaters. Explore the collection highlights. Entrance for visitors aged 18 years and older is approximately €18. Younger visitors are admitted for free.
Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam (39 km)
The Rijksmuseum is the principal national museum in Holland. It illustrates the art and history of Holland from the Middle Ages to the present. World-famous highlights from the Dutch Golden Age, including Rembrandt van Rijn’s Night Watch and Johannes Vermeer’s The Milkmaid, can be admired at the Rijksmuseum. Entrance for visitors aged 18 years and older is €17,50. Younger visitors are admitted for free. Tickets for multimedia tours costs €5.