The National Maritime Museum

The National Maritime Museum


Highlights The National Maritime museum

  • Inspiring interactive exhibitions
  • The replica ship of the Dutch East Indiaman Amsterdam

Het Scheepvaartmuseum, The National Maritime Museum, housed in the storehouse of the old admiralty, wants everyone to discover how the Netherlands is formed by the sea, with exhibits that clarify, excite and inspire. Traditionally the Netherlands is a country that engages in overcoming the sea. Sailing on high seas, looking for undiscovered countries and trade. Reclaiming land from the sea, winning sea battles and conducting trade with distant countries. Excitement, adventure and courage were key features of the sailors of the past and have all come together in The National Maritime Museum.

In Het Scheepvaartmuseum, The National Maritime museum you will explore 500 years of the Dutch maritime history. Come aboard the ship replica Dutch East Indiaman Amsterdam or step into the Voyage at Sea and experience the sailor's life. With its interactive exhibits you experience the maritime history of the Netherlands. Without sea and shipping there would be no Netherlands.

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Important info

  • Opening hours:
    Daily from: 09.00 - 17.00 h.
  • Location: 
    Kattenburgerplein 1, Amsterdam

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