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An inland village of seafarers

Museum In 't Houten Huis De Rijp

De Rijp is a village that lies in the middle of the province Noord-Holland. It became well known and prosperous in the 16th and 17th century because of its fishing industry, particualarly fishing for herring and whale. Many historical objects in the beautiful 18th century orphanage.

 Opening hours
From May till end of October: all days except monday 11 - 17 uur
From November till end of April: all days except monday 13 - 17 uur

Closed on 25 and 26 december and New Yearsday



The village Graft, which lies adjacent to De Rijp, has an annexe to the museum situated in the spendid townhall, built in 1613. On the ground floor you will also find a short introduction to the history of Graft