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Popeye Village

This village was built in 1979 in 7 months as a backdrop for the film Popeye musical production. The story is that Popeye is trying to find his father. The film started in January 1980.

The main characters include Robin Williams as Popeye the Sailor, Shelley Duvall as Olive Oyl, Ray Walston as Poopdeck Pappy.

Now the village is an amusement park, when you enter you soon meet Popeye and Olive. The village has 19 wooden houses, where something is often organized.

The animation team provides a cosy atmosphere and a park for young and old.

There are various packages such as winter, Easter, summer, Halloween and Carnival.

In addition, children's parties, school trips or a party can also be booked.

In winter a ticket includes:
Access to the Popeye film set;
A variety of animation shows;
Entrance to the Popeye Comic Museum;
15-minute boat ride around Anchor Bay (weather permitting);
Access to the cinema (for a 15-minute film set documentary);
·             Silversmith demonstrations;
·             Access to Santa's Toy Town;
·             Use of the mini golf course with nine holes;
·             Free popcorn;
·             Free postcard.

In the summer it is like the winter with the following changes:
Additionally: Use of water games, trampolines and slides;
Additionally: Use of Splash Pool, Play Pool, use of sun beds, umbrellas and showers;
Not included: Access to Santa's Toy Town.
Halloween and Carnival have their own specific program.
Opening hours
Tuesday - Friday
9:00 - 15:00
Saturday - Sunday - public Holidays
10:00 - 17:00

Last admission
Advice 60 minutes before closing
Closed
Ticket / admission fee

Adults (16+ yrs)
€ 6.00 + € 2.00
Youth (3- 15 yrs)
€ 4.00 + € 1.00
Children (0-2 yrs)
Free
Disability Card Holders
€ 3.00 + € 1.00
Seniors Card Holders
€ 4.00 + Free
Prize 1: Entrance + Science Show OR Workshop - Complement Prize: Planetarium
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