Tour the World Soil Museum during Open Monumentendag on Sunday

08 Sep 2021


This Sunday, September 12, the World Soil Museum is open for tours as part of Open Monumentendag, a celebration of cultural heritage across the Netherlands and Europe.

Come enjoy this special opportunity to see more than 100 soils from around the world and hear stories from a guide relating the importance and diversity of soil.

On Sunday, guided tours begin at 1:00 PM, 1:45 PM, 2:30 PM, 3:15 PM and 4:00 PM. There is a maximum 10 visitors per tour and face masks are mandatory.



See the 2021 Open Monumentendag Program for details about this tour and all locations open during the celebration.

During Open Monumentendag – every second weekend of September – thousands of historical buildings and sites (about 4.000) are open to the public free of charge. Open Monumentendag in the Netherlands started in 1987 and is coordinated nationally by the Stichting Open Monumentendag. In recent years around 900,000 visitors have participated, making the Open Monumentendag one of the Netherlands’ premier cultural events.

The Open Monumentendag is part of an international organisation, the European Heritage Days. Forty-eight countries are affiliated with the European Heritage Days, which attracts around 20 million visitors every September and October, all keen to explore Europe’s cultural heritage.