De Cruquius, Cruquius

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  • I found this pumping station quite amazing. For the time (1849) it was quite a huge achievement. It was the biggest steam engine of its type in the world. It reclaimed a huge area of the Haarlemmermee...  more »
  • This museum covers the history of land reclamation in the Netherlands from the earliest days. It has an easy to understand cartoon that explains it that can be played in several languages, as well as ...  more »
  • Unique building with a fascinating history of very capable Dutch Victorian age engineers, explaining the use of steam pumping to drain the land and create the Polders which are now a source of rich fa...  more »
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  • Great to see Cornish built engine, built by Harveys of Hayle, still working and preserved for future generations.
  • The family loved it! What a good example of Dutch engineering. There are some hands-on stuff too.
  • Awesome theatrical performance explaining the working of the displayed machines, only in Dutch 🤔
  • Really interesting and well made exhibition. Really shows the engineering skills needed for the draining.
  • The most important pump in dutch history 😍

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