Living museum

Established in 1757, 't Kromhout Shipyard is a living museum that still has an active repair yard. The shipyard’s main activities are restoring and repairing of all kinds of floating vessels, both modern and historical models. Ships still lie on the shipway.


The museum’s exhibition explains shipbuilding and the development of naval propulsion. Here you will find the oldest remaining steam winch as well as ancient shipbuilding tools and steam engines. The museum also has a fine collection of internal combustion engines.