Editor:  De Redactie • Publication:  01 January 2018



The National Maritime Museum Amsterdam

The Netherlands was a rich naval History. The National Maritime Museum Amsterdam is dedicated to this time. This museum has an impressive collection of historical objects including weapons, paintings, world maps and scale models.

The crown jewel of the museum is a full-size replica of a cargo ship from the 18th-century that shipwrecked in the English Channel on its maiden voyage to the East Indies. The National Maritime Museum Amsterdam is situated in an impressive building. This building was the former arsenal of the Admiralty of Amsterdam, so it isn’t a coincidence that the city chose this location for the museum. The beautiful glass ceiling of the courtyard is loosely based on the rose of a compass. The National Maritime Museum is one of the country’s most visited museums, attracting hundreds of thousands of visitors each year. Don’t miss this unique attraction and get your tickets now!

Discover the Maritime Museum

The museum will give you a glimpse into different times. You will learn about the countries connection with the sea and you’ll be able to board one of its most (in)famous ships of the Golden Ages. Relive the 500 years of fascinating history and imagine what life was like for sailors working for one of the most successful sea-empires ever. The museum is full of fun, educational and interactive exhibits for all ages. Besides that, a large collection of historical artifacts from the Golden Age are on display.

Book your tickets for the Maritime Museum Amsterdam

Come and learn about one of the most fascinating pieces of Dutch history at the museum. Book your tickets to the National Maritime Museum on our website to guarantee entry! Tickets for the National Maritime Museum that are booked here include fast-track admission to the museum, so you won’t have to wait at the entrance.

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Kattenburgerplein 1, Amsterdam
020 523 2222


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