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The National Maritime Museum is housed in the old ‘Zeemagazijn van de Admiraliteit’ of Amsterdam, a former naval storehouse from 1656. The museum is dedicated to ships and ship transport. It illustrates the story of five hundred years of maritime history in the Netherlands and shows the sea’s influence on the Dutch culture. The collection includes ship models, paintings, world maps and various weapons. A 1990 replica of the famous VOC ship Amsterdam is moored next to the museum.

Alternative name:

nl Nederlands Scheepvaartmuseum

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The National Maritime Museum
Kattenburgerplein 1
1018 KK Amsterdam

Museum type(s)

History & Anthropology

Topics

Maritime

Visitor information

Opening hours

Monday 09:00 am – 05:00 pm
Tuesday 09:00 am – 05:00 pm
Wednesday 09:00 am – 05:00 pm
Thursday 09:00 am – 05:00 pm
Friday 09:00 am – 05:00 pm
Saturday 09:00 am – 05:00 pm
Sunday 09:00 am – 05:00 pm

Notes

The National Maritime Museum is closed on the following days:
King’s Day – 27th of April
Christmas Day – 25th of December
New Year’s Day – 1st of January

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Admission

0 - 3 Free
4 - 17 €8.00
18 and over €16.00
CJP Pass €8.00
Holland Pass Free
I Amsterdam City Card Free
Museumkaart Valid
Students €8.00
Cultuurkaart €8.00
Leden VNHSM & Vriendenvloot Free
City pass Free
Groups of 15+ €13.00

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Facilities


  • Coffee

  • Restaurant

  • Museum shop

  • Wheelchair accessible

  • Child friendly

  • Audio tour

  • Credit card

Location

Kattenburgerplein 1, Amsterdam, The Netherlands

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Exhibitions

Current

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All exhibitions

Reviews

The National Maritime Museum has 4 ratings.

Tuesday, December 1, 2015 Dec 1, 2015

A very good museum. The exhibition inside is vast and varied. Every wing in the building covers different aspects of maritime history. The replica East India Trading ship, outside, is a must see!

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Monday, October 26, 2015 Oct 26, 2015
(Review in Dutch)

Erg leuk, modern en interactief museum. Er is zowel veel te zien als veel te doen. Erg leuk en interessant voor zowel kinderen als volwassenen.

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Wednesday, October 14, 2015 Oct 14, 2015

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