Forge demonstration

Every Tuesday, Wednesday from 2pm till 4pm

The forge is active on two afternoons per week. Forging will be demonstrated and explained. The forge is equipped with all the instruments necessary to fix a metal band around a wagon wheel. In addition, the demonstration includes the forging of a horseshoe. For a nominal fee, a small horseshoe can be made with or without imprint.

lace making demonstrations

Lace demonstrations are given on various afternoons.

Demonstration of handicraft techniques

From May 2023
Every Tuesday, ladies in traditional Texel costume show various handicraft techniques.

Woodturning demonstration

 In the summer months, wood artist Martien van Vliet gives several demonstrations.



  • Completely suitable for the disabled
  • Guided tours
  • Puzzle tour for children
  • Museum shop with Texel products
  • Coffee, tea, fresh with Texel biscuit
  • Parking space (and charging point for electric) bicycle
  • Parking for cars and buses within walking distance

A selection of our exhibitions