This site informs you about the Industrial Heritage of Hoogovens:
- the history and the development of the steel plant in IJmuiden
- the Foundation ”Stichting Industrieel Erfgoed Hoogovens” (SIEHO)
- and the efforts of the SIEHO to conserve and manage this heritage
The museum has been established in an historical building, the old piping foundry, which is located exactly outside the company area behind the congress centre of Tata Steel. See route description.
Stichting Industrieel Erfgoed Hoogovens (SIEHO),
Postbus 10.000, adrescode 2J.03,
Postcode: 1970CA, IJmuiden.
The HoogovensMuseum is open on Tuesday and Thursday from 10.00 till 16.00
and on Wednesday from 13.00 till 16.00.
Additional opening times in 2013 can be found on opening hours on this website
Visits on appointment are possible for groups, for example school classes.
entrance museum tel: +31 (0)251 49 88 65 or general office tel: +31 (0) 251 49 43 68
or e-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org
The museum is also open during the public train rides of the Corus steam train see the website of “Corus Steam IJmuiden” www.csy.nl
Admission for the museum is € 3, – coffee or tea included.
For children up to 16 years access is free.