As one of the last extensive freshwater tidal wetlands in Northwestern Europe, De Biesbosch National Park is a haven for nature enthusiasts. Created following the St. Elizabeth flood of 1421, this marshland serves as a source of inspiration for many a photographer, birdwatcher, holidaymaker, artist and cultural institution. The Biesbosch MuseumEiland charts the past, the present and the future of the area, and places special emphasis on how man has helped to shape and make use of the area. And all in an award-winning building.The exhibition ‘Life and Survival in the Biesbosch’ will show you how the landscape changed and how the people of the Biesbosch lived with the water and managed to survive on what nature had to offer.
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