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  1. Netherlands
  2. North Holland
  3. Volendam

Volendam: Historical Virtual Reality Tour

Product ID: 172785
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Learn about the history of Volendam and get insight into the life and house of people from Volendam a hundred years ago. The newest 3D Virtual Reality technology will take you back in time to 1916. An impressive experience you will never forget!
About this activity
Duration 30 minutes
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
Bihari, English
Wheelchair accessible
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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  • Learn about the history of Volendam
  • Look inside a typical fisherman's house
  • Enjoy a digital 360 degrees view of 1916 Volendam
Full description
The best known village in Holland now has an amazing attraction that is suitable for all ages. The newest virtual reality technology will take you back in time to 1916 when Volendam was still was a small fishing village during a flood. 

The experience starts with an explanation of how the people lived back then, this takes place in a typical fisherman’s cottage. Your charming host, dressed in the traditional Volendam costume, will tell you everything about the houses, their way of living, and of course the traditional clothing.

The guide will lead you downstairs to a hundred-year-old street. Here you will get an introduction to a virtual reality adventure, where you will be asked to join a fisherman on his sailing trip over the 'Zuiderzee' (southern sea) back in 1916. Have a seat in the ship and put on your Virtual Reality glasses, your journey will begin!

See 360 degrees of the Volendam from more than 100 years ago. You will hear and see the wild sea and you will experience the fear from the fishermen, who are fighting for their lives. Will you help the fisherman on his adventure?

Experience Volendam is an impressive experience you will never forget!

  • Personal guide
  • Free use of the Virtual Reality glasses
What’s Not Included
  • Food and drinks

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Meeting point

Haven 45, Volendam

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Organized by

Volendam Rent & Event B.V.

Product ID: 172785