Fort Nieuw Amsterdam, Nieuw Amsterdam
(3.5/5 based on 30+ reviews on the web)
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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  • Nice open air museum with a lot of history, slowly improves the provision of information, there are now more info signs posted. beautiful scale models of old plantation buildings, attention and recognition for Surinamese soldiers in WW II and Korea war. also small telecom museum. After a walk, you can take in museum cafe snack and drinks.
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  • in the morning a visit here. many vd buildings are already restored or one is working on it. impressive exhibition on both slavery and the second world war. recommended
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  • Interesting Museum, but it was great for a bike in the vicinity of the Fort. Remember the use of hat and solar protetror due to the high degree of heat stroke!
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