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Vintage tin Zaanse Schans, Zaanoever 1800

SKU: 2333

Vintage tin Zaanse Schans. 

Vintage tin with hinged lid and a picture of the Zaanse Schans. On the four sides of this tin is a panorama of the Zaanoever anno 1800. 

  • Height: 4.5 cm. 
  • Length: 16.8 cm. 
  • Width: 10.8 cm. 

Zaanse Schans is a neighbourhood of Zaandam, near Zaandijk in the Netherlands. 

It has a collection of well-preserved historic windmills and houses. From 1961 to 1974 old buildings from all over the Zaanstreek (nl) were relocated using lowboy trailers to the area. The Zaans Museum, established in 1994, is located in the Zaanse Schans. 

The Zaanse Schans is one of the popular tourist attractions of the Netherlands and an anchor point of ERIH, the European Route of Industrial Heritage. The neighbourhood attracted approximately 1.6 million visitors in 2014. 

The Zaans Museum locates next to the Zaanse Schans. The Zaanse Schans houses seven museums: The Weavers House, the Cooperage, the Jisper House, Zaan Time Museum, Albert Heijn Museumshop, Bakery Museum. 

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