Allow yourself to be taken on a guided tour and discover the secrets of a lightship. Taste the atmosphere of days gone by when 11 men stayed aboard the lightship for four weeks and imagine what it was like when the storm was blowing, the waves were pounding and the ship was pulling and swinging the anchor and was used by the sea as a plaything
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She was built at the former Rijkswerf Willemsoord shipyard and came into service on 29 September 1952 at the position Texel, about 18 nautical miles off the coast near Den Helder. In 1992 the ship was brought in for good. Since 1995, the lightship Texel has had her final berth in Den Helder, where she adds a new dimension to her existence, namely as a museum lightship. The lightship Texel is moored at the jetty opposite building 66.
Children up to 13 years old 1€
10:00 to 17:00 all week days and weekends
Become the Master and Commander of the Lichtship Texel. Build your story in the story