Hollum

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Hollum
Village
Location of Hollum
Country Netherlands Netherlands
Province Friesland Friesland
Population
 • Total c. 1,400
Lighthouse near Hollum

Hollum is a Dutch village on Ameland, one of the West Frisian Islands. It is situated on the westernmost part of the island.

Prominent in the town is a Reformed church with foundations from the 12th century and a lighthouse, which is 59 m high, dating from 1880. Another notable feature is the Commandeur huuskes. Commandeur refers to the captain of a whaling ship, as were used during the 18th century to hunt in the Arctic Ocean.

Another notable tourist attraction is the history museum in the town called het Sorgdragersmuseum. The windmill De Verwachting is in working order. Coordinates: 53°25′N 5°38′E / 53.417°N 5.633°E / 53.417; 5.633