Plan your visit

Below you find our opening times and admission, information for group visits, navigation, contact information and facilities. If you have any comments or questions, then do not hesitate to contact us via:

Order your online tickets for a visit

Method: choose the number of tickets and a time block (09:45 to 10:15, 10:15 to 10:45 etc.) on which you want to arrive. Pay online and receive your ticket (s) by email. Within that time block, you must register at the entrance desk with the tickets printed or on your mobile phone. You can enter after scanning your ticket. There is a limit on the number of people allowed per time block, so be on time. Reservations are also required with the Museum Card, BankGiro Lottery VIP Card, Friends Pass and Rotterdampas. You can then scan your ticket and card upon entering.

Wednesday10:00 - 17:00
Thursday10:00 - 17:00
Friday10:00 - 17:00
Saturday10:00 - 17:00
Sunday10:00 - 17:00

Adults€ 12,00
Adults (when visiting with more than 15 people)€ 9,50
CJP card€ 6,50
Students 12 – 18 years old (when visiting with more than 15 people)€ 5,50
Children 5 – 12 years old€ 6,50
Children 5 – 12 years old (when visiting with more than 15 people)€ 5,00
Children younger than 5 yearsFree
Museum membership card*Free
Friends and supporters of the museumFree
Class primary school€ 52,50
Introduction€ 50,00
Individual tour on request (not more than 20 people per guide, more guides possible)€ 65,00

*You can buy the museum membership card at the entrance of the museum.

The admission for groups with more than 15 people is different, see group visits.

An introduction (20 minutes) or a tour can be arranged on request for a group of more than 15 people.

The museum has multifunctional areas for group activities. On request we are able to arrange catering, from just coffee and tea with a local delicacy, a Zeeuwse Bolus, up until a proper meal.

If you have any special requests, then we will arrange special day arrangements for you with pleasure. For example, combining a visit at our museum with a cruise on the Oosterschelde or with a sightseeing flight departing from airport Midden-Zeeland.

For more information do not hesitate to contact us via (+31) (0)6-10184027 or

Accessibility wheelchairs
The museum is very accessible to people in wheelchairs. The museum has three wheelchairs and a Zimmer frame available (we advise to make a reservation).

Food & drinks
A warm welcome awaits you in the museum café in caisson 3. Right next door to the museum is restaurant De Vierbannen, which serves delicious lunches and dinners.

Museum shop
You can find books, movies, educational materials and other products that tell the story about the Flood of 1953 and water safety in The Netherlands. In addition, you can buy cards, maps and souvenirs.

Our library contains 500 books, divided into the sections reports/images, stories/novels and background. All books are available for inspection at the museum, except for books from the background section, which are only available upon request.

Our archive has more than 20,000 pictures, movies and sound fragments. Everything is available to you by arrangement.

Do you have additional information for our archives? Then, please contact us.


Brasserie Het Vijfde Caisson