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Experience the Winter Traditions of Noordwijk

January 3 @ 11:00 am - March 3 @ 11:00 pm

A serene winter scene in Noordwijk, capturing the town blanketed in a layer of snow. The landscape is tranquil, with snow-covered trees and rooftops creating a picturesque winter wonderland. The soft glow of streetlights illuminates the snowy streets, adding to the peaceful ambiance of the scene. This idyllic winter view evokes a sense of calm and tranquility, inviting residents and visitors to embrace the beauty of the season in Noordwijk.

Are you ready to embark on a journey through time and witness the enchanting Winter Traditions of Noordwijk? Step into Museum Noordwijk and immerse yourself in the rich tapestry of history, where the past comes alive with vivid displays showcasing how the winters were embraced by the locals of yesteryears and how they adapted to the seasonal changes.

Embracing Winter Traditions of Noordwijk

At Museum Noordwijk, you’ll discover a captivating exhibition that delves into the heart of winter in Noordwijk, offering a glimpse into the bygone days when snow and ice transformed the landscape. From ice skating on the frozen ponds to sledding through the dunes, locals found joy and recreation amidst the winter wonderland.

Warmth and Festive Cheer

As the days grew shorter and darker, the desire for warmth and ambiance led to the celebration of cherished traditions and rituals. Experience the magic of Sinterklaas, the joy of Christmas festivities, and the excitement of ringing in the New Year as you wander through the museum’s exhibits. Discover how households prepared for the colder months by preserving vegetables and fruits for winter and knitting cozy woolen garments to ward off the chill.

A Glimpse into Daily Life

Step back in time and explore the intricate details of daily life during winter in Noordwijk. From the bustling activities indoors to the tasks carried out in the brisk winter air, the exhibition sheds light on the seasonal transitions that shaped the community. Witness the efforts of local artisans and craftsmen as they painted picturesque scenes or prepared the fishing boats for the upcoming season.

Adapting to Change

Throughout the years, the winter lifestyle has evolved, influenced not only by prosperity but also by climate change. Museum Noordwijk offers insights into these transformations, illustrating how the fabric of winter life has shifted over time.

Visit Winter Traditions of Noordwijk at the Museum Noordwijk

Plan your visit to Museum Noordwijk and embark on a captivating journey through the winters of Noordwijk, past, and present. Immerse yourself in the sights, sounds, and stories of bygone eras, and gain a deeper appreciation for the rich heritage of this enchanting coastal town.


Jan Kroonsplein 4
2202 JC Noordwijk
Website Museum Noordwijk

Opening Hours

  • Tuesday to Saturday: 11:00 am to 5:00 pm
  • Sunday: 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
  • Closed on Mondays and public holidays.


  • Adults | € 6,00
  • Kids till 5 years old | Free
  • Kids from 5 till 12 years old | € 3,-

Experience the magic of winter in Noordwijk at Museum Noordwijk – where history comes to life.

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January 3 @ 11:00 am
March 3 @ 11:00 pm
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Museum Noordwijk
Jan Kroonsplein 4
Noordwijk, 2202 JC
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