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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  • I live in the Amsterdam area and Het Scheepvaartmuseum is my favourite museum around! Every time I have friends or family visiting me in Noth Holland I take them to this museum and they happen to...  more »
  • Replica of the Dutch East India Company ship is a must see, you can go on it. Rest of the museum is also interesting.  more »
  • A good overview of Dutch Maritime History. The kids loved the large sailing ship replica. They had good physical displays and virtual displays. Staff were helpful, especially one person who helped....  more »

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