Fort Nieuw Amsterdam, Nieuw Amsterdam

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Specialty Museum Museum
Step back into the 18th century at Fort Nieuw Amsterdam, a fort turned museum which calls the confluence of the rivers Suriname and Commewinje home. The museum grounds feature buildings and items dating back to the 1700s. Highlights include several historical monuments and two gunpowder houses. Take a look at our Nieuw Amsterdam trip generator to schedule your visit to Fort Nieuw Amsterdam and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • In a strategic location at the confluence of the rivers Suriname and Commewijne was built in the 18th century a fort, called Nieuw Amsterdam, to protect the plantations further inland. It was built as...  more »
  • Nice to stroll in the outside areas, some good info about the place and its history but the way it is presented can be much improved and innovated. Still a good afternoon spending especially if you tr...  more »
  • Crossing the river from Paramaribo to visit Nieuw Amsterdam is a must for anyone interested in the history of the colony. It is a well preserved attraction, and adds to the understanding of the defenc...  more »
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  • Beautiful place to take a relaxing walk