Museum Kaap Skil is an eclectic museum with a focus on Texel’s stories and adventures about the hard life at and with the sea.The museum collection consists of top finds from centuries-old shipwrecks found off the coast of Texel. Kaap Skil has indoor and outdoor entertainment for the whole family!
Throughout the year, Museum Kaap Skil contains various exhibitions on fishing, shipping, beachcombing and the importance of Texel in the seventeenth century. At the time, Texel was an important hub for shipping. Off the coast near Oudeschild was the Reede van Texel, the largest anchorage in the world. This is brought to life in Museum Kaap Skil by the world's largest maritime model.
In the open air museum you go back in time. From May to October old crafts are regularly shown here. Fishermen polish their nets, fish is smoked and the blacksmith shows how things went in the forge.
Enjoy a spectacular adventure and experience the ultimate thrill during the various boat trips.
Enjoy climbing in the shipwreck and have a look at the boats near the harbour.
Visit various fish-rich spots on the water and spot seals along the way.
Visit Texel’s fishers village and discover more about the Rede van Texel.
Editors De Krim Texel
Update: November 23, 2020 14:00