Nieuw Land

Flevoland, where sky meets grass

Flevoland, where sky meets grass

Lelystad

A land won from the sea

Lelystad - "God created the world, but the Dutch created The Netherlands" is a famous saying. A remarkable aspect of The Netherlands is the flatness and the fact that about half of its surface area is below sea level.

All of the province of Flevoland has been claimed from the sea. To learn more how to turn land into sea you can visit museum Nieuw Land ('New Land'). It explains why the Netherlands are called "A land won from the sea".

Texts of the permanent exhibitions are available in English, French and German.

Lelystad trips in the area

    Adress and visitor information

    Nieuw Land

    Address: Oostvaardersdijk 01-13
    Postal code and City: 8242 PA  Lelystad
    Province/Region: Flevoland
    Phone: +31 (0)320 225 900
    Email: info@nieuwlanderfgoed.nl
    Web: nieuwlanderfgoed.nl
    Please contact your destination for pricing and availability.

    Let op: The locations on the map are indicational. It is not always the entrance, parking lot or best route. The map shows up to 8 locations in the area. Want to see all locations? Check our Hotspot map or use the Search option on this website.


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