Enkhuizen attractions

Top Choice Museum in Enkhuizen

Zuiderzeemuseum

This captivating museum consists of two sections, 300m apart: open-air Buitenmuseum, with more than 130 rebuilt and relocated dwellings and workshops, and indoor Binnenmuseum, devoted to farming, fishing and shippin…
Church in Enkhuizen

Westerkerk

Along Westerstraat you'll spot the remarkable Westerkerk, a 15th-century Gothic church with a removable wooden belfry. The ornate choir screen and imposing pulpit are worth a look.
Museum in Enkhuizen

Flessenscheepjes Museum

Almost as tiny as the boats in its collection, this enchanting museum contains an astonishing collection of ships in bottles carved by seamen through the ages. There are more than 1000 examples, some up to 750 years…
Church in Enkhuizen

Zuiderkerk

Built in red brick between 1423 and 1458, the Zuiderkerk's copper-capped bell tower was added in 1524. Highlights include its 16th-century organ, and the Netherlands' oldest wooden ceiling paintings, dating from 148…
Historic Building in Enkhuizen

Drommedaris

Located between the Buitenhaven and the Oude Haven, the Drommedaris was built as a defence tower as part of the 16th-century town walls. Once a formidable prison, it now serves as a cultural centre with a cinema (sc…
Historic Building in Enkhuizen

Town Hall

Enkhuizen's classical town hall was modelled after the Amsterdam town hall that once stood on the Dam. You can peek through the windows at the lavish Gobelins tapestries.
Historic Building in Enkhuizen

Waag

At the east end of Westerstraat, the 16th-century Waag (weigh house) overlooks the old cheese market.