Het Scheepvaartmuseum| The National Maritime Museum, Amsterdam

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At Het Scheepvaartmuseum| The National Maritime Museum, explore interactive exhibits of the city's maritime history inside a stunning, 17th-century building. This museum is housed in what was once the Amsterdam Admiralty's mainland naval storehouse, designed by Daniel Stalpaert and completed in 1656. Now you can tour the modernized museum, known for its playful and attractive multimedia exhibits. Discover the site's vast collection of shipping and sailing artifacts, including maps drafted by famous 17th-century cartographers. Finally, step onto a recreation of the Amsterdam--a large Dutch East India Co. vessel that sank in 1749--to see what life was like aboard this ship during one of its many long journeys. Work out when and for how long to visit Het Scheepvaartmuseum| The National Maritime Museum and other Amsterdam attractions using our handy Amsterdam journey builder app .
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  • We enjoyed looking around the boat in the dock of the museum. Was fascinating seeing what it was like. However, unless I really missed something, there wasn’t much else to the museum. It seemed as tho...  more »
  • Conceptually modern Museum, enhanced everything. Nice experience for kids as well. An important element in understanding the Netherlands of the 17th century. For fans and not.
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  • Oh well, what do you expect. Still, it's pretty interesting. Much history and many models. A nice VOC ship. Some wear and tear. But yes, it is also ' old ' We came in with a VIP card of the bgloterij. Otherwise, it's still best to the price.
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