A mystery lies at the centre of the Noordoostpolder: the former island of Schokland. An archaeological monument full of beautiful treasures. A place between land and water, where people lived for centuries, engaged in a constant struggle against nature. Discover the hidden past of the Schokland World Heritage site.
The Schokland World Heritage Site is an island on dry land in the polder landscape of the Noordoostpolder. The island is 4 kilometres long and 300-500 metres wide. The total World Heritage Site is more than 1,300 hectares. On Schokland there is a Museum and a Visitor Centre – ‘De Gesteentetuin’.