The Dutch Steam Engine Museum is the place to discover what water and fire can cause! Come and discover how James Watt's world invention works.
Land van Fluwel
Land van Fluwel is a unique experience and forestry. The true story of the tulip, from the beginning to modern tulip cultivation. Discover the inspirational gardens, the underground life of a tulip bulb, the staircase tractor and much more. And tulips until the end of October!
Come and enjoy the exotic butterflies in one of the largest butterfly gardens in Europe and be surprised by the special colors of this tropical butterfly paradise. Besides the butterflies there are also beautiful exotic plants and (sub) tropical birds to admire.
Stichting Hortus Alkmaar
Hortus Alkmaar is a botanic garden, specialized in medicinal herbs. With a nice tea garden where you can make your own tea.
The Naval Museum in Den Helder is the place where you can really experience the navy. Meet naval heroes, behold weapons and uniforms, learn about the development of technology on board and discover the history of the Rijkswerf.