Meet sea heroes, beggars, Kings and Countesses on Voorne-Putten. An island of past defences and attacks, a proud and independent island. Throughout the whole area of Voorne-Putten, you will regularly encounter stories of: Tromp, de Ruyter, Jacoba of Bavaria, William of Orange, Admiral Lumey and Jan Blanken. The island has told her stories and revealed her secrets in the many museums, churches and monuments.
The museum has everything to see, hear and experience about the 80-year war: how was Johan van Oldenbarnevelt and Prince Maurits again? Who was Alva and what was his Inquisition?
In the middle of the Asylplein is 'De Zeenimph'. She rises out of the sea with a flag with the weapon of the Oranges in her right hand. By the other hand, she points to the Maasmonding
The dry dock that was built in Hellevoetsluis between 1798 and 1822 under the direction of Jan Blanken. It is the oldest preserved dock in the Netherlands
In Heenvliet lies a 5 hectare estate with the center of the Ruine Ravesteyn. This was once owned by the lord of Heenvliet and is one of the little remains of the Middle Ages
Open-air museum De Duinhuizenjes consists of four historic dune houses between Oostvoorne and Rockanje
Because earlier lighthouses of wood were burned, the Stenen Baak was built by Brielle City Tailor Maerten Cornelis Paeyse, commissioned by the Brielle Vroedschap in 1630
The National Fire Museum is located in two former naval buildings, the Kuiperij and the Great Warehouse, dating from the mid-eighteenth century