Volunteer run

Edam Museum is run entirely by enthusiastic volunteers. The board members, consisting of 7 members, and approximately 60 other volunteers work together to carry out the tasks required to run the organisation. More than 40 volunteers work as receptionists. In addition, there are groups with separate tasks such as:

  • Security management
  • Collection management
  • Communication
  • Education
  • Maintenance
  • Project specific activities
  • Tours
  • Exhibition design and implementation
  • Assistance with transport
  • Garden maintenance
  • Outings



Edam Museum is a cultural Institution for Public Benefit (ANBI).


‘Recognised Museum’

The Museum Standard forms the quality framework for registered museums in the Netherlands. The standard consists of a number of criteria, such as a Governance Code and an Ethical Code. Edam Museum meets this standard and is therefore a recognized museum.


Policy plan & Annual report

For the policy plan and annual reports in Dutch, click here.


ANBI number RSIN 3791294

KVK number 41234553

Bank account NL68 RABO 0192 3386 76

Board members


Marian Quak


Joop Asselbergs


Piet Conijn


Julie Hengeveld

Volunteers Coordinator

Jeanette Pietersen

Facilities Coordinator

Janet Townsend-Stojic

PR Coordinator

Babiche Tervoort


  • VVV: Edams Museum and VVV consult regularly
  • Culture Platform: The Edams Museum is part of the Culture Platform Edam-Volendam
  • Network ZZC: The Network ZuiderzeeCollection comprises of more than 20 museums and related organizations that aim to preserve the culture of the Zuiderzee. The participants, including Edam Museum, are based around the IJsselmeer.