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The Streekmuseum Goeree-Overflakkee is established in seven small houses dating back to the seventeenth century, in the old village of Sommelsdijk in the Netherlands. The buildings are inter-connected.Plan a trip to Sommelsdijk easily and quickly by telling Inspirock to suggest an itinerary.
The museum is subdivided into nineteen sections and there is an annually changing exhibition. All aspects of life and work on the island of Goeree-Overflakkee are shown in a well-ordered way. The museum collection dates back to the first century A.D. The visitor will find a complete dwelling, grocery shop and school classroom A.D. 1900. The sections fishery and agriculture give an impression of the principal means of living in the past.
People may also take a glance at the workshops of a blacksmith, a cartwright, a clogmaker and a shoemaker. A photo-collection serves as a reminder of the ‘Watersnoodramp’, the disastrous flood of 1953, when hundreds of islanders were drowned.
Municipal Museum of Goeree-Overflakkee reviews
Small but nice museum about the history of the island of Goeree Overflakkee, special coverage of the 1953 flood with an impressive VR experience.
Very nice museum! Like in the old days with grandma
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