The best museums in Den Helder in September 2023

These are the top 5 best museums in Den Helder, the Netherlands, ranked by their rating and popularity in 2023. Click a museum for more information about the museum, including visitor information, exhibitions and reviews.

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Looking for the best museums in Den Helder? These are the best ones:

  1. The Dutch Navy Museum1

    The Dutch Navy Museum

    Den Helder
    The Dutch Navy Museum is dedicated to the past and present of the Dutch Navy. The museum illustrates five hundred years of history of the Dutch navy. Important in the museum are the three museum ships, of which submarine ‘Tonijn’ is most striking. On board stories about the navy are told by former c
  2. Fort Kijkduin2

    Fort Kijkduin

    Den Helder
    Fort Kijkduin is a Napoleonic fort from 1811. It is part of the Defence Line of Den Helder. In the fort is a museum about the history of Den Helder, especially about the French and German times. There is also a unique North Sea aquarium on display, where children can feed and pet sharks and rays! Th
  3. Nationaal Reddingmuseum Dorus Rijkers3

    Nationaal Reddingmuseum Dorus Rijkers

    Den Helder
    The Reddingmuseum Dorus Rijkers is housed in the engine workshop of the former shipyard of the Navy. The museum is named after the famous Dutch savior Dorus Rijkers (1847-1928). The collection illustrates the story of the history of Dutch sea rescue. It exhibits real life boats, models, paintings an
  4. De Nollen4

    De Nollen

    Den Helder
    The NollenProject exhibits works by Van de Wint. After exhibiting in European museums, Reindert Wepko - Ruud – van de Wint moved to the old ‘binnenduintje de Nollen’ in 1980. He focused on paintings, constructions and sculptures with themes related to the dune landscape. Van de Wint is known for his
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    Hortus Overzee

    Den Helder

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