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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  • A very good maritime museum that gives you a a good experience however this is a national museum and thus should reflect the vast maritime collection that the Netherlands have in view of their...  more »
  • I haven't been to many maritime museums, but if the quality of Amsterdam's National Maritime Museum is any indication, I'll be visiting more. The museum is housed in a former naval storehouse and...  more »
  • The Maritime Museum is a fantastically curated museum in a gorgeous 17th century naval building with the significant extra of a replica 17th century tall sail ship at the quay (The Amsterdam). The...  more »
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