Tickets for National Amsterdam Maritime Museum

Dive into 500 years of maritime history in Amsterdam

Registered address: Scheepvaartmuseum, 1018 KK, Amsterdam, NL
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Audio guide: Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, Spanish
Wheelchair accessible
Smartphone tickets accepted
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Audio guide: Dutch, English, French, German, Italian, Spanish
Skip the line
Wheelchair accessible
Instant ticket delivery
Smartphone tickets accepted

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What's included

Skip-the-line access to the National Maritime Museum
Access to the VOC-ship which lays along the museum dock
Audio guide
  • Experience 500 years of maritime history in stimulating interactive exhibitions
  • Come aboard the replica of the Amsterdam, a sailing ship of the Dutch East India Company
  • Supercharge your visit with Dare to Discover, a VR journey that takes you back to the Dutch Golden Age to witness the building of warships and more

Dive into the excitement, courage and adventure of sailors over the last 500 years at the National Amsterdam Maritime Museum. See how reclaiming land from the sea, savage sea battles and trading routes were all turning points in history. And don't miss the new VR experience that zooms you back to the Golden Age!

Come aboard a replica sailing ship, witness how and why Europeans traveled to distant continents and see amazing old atlases and maps - you might come away with a new urge to travel!

The museum's Dare to Discover, exhibit is a VR journey back to the Dutch Golden Age in the 17th century. Stand on board the Transom return ship Amsterdam, see the construction of the Zeemagazijn - now home to the museum, and witness the building of warships!

Hit the ocean, survive sea battles and bring back the best goods in this interactive exhibition.

It's a day out at sea and you don't even have to get wet!

Insider tip

The VR experience is a great plus, suitable for adults and kids (8+). Make sure to reserve your free timeslot on the museum's website, otherwise you may end up stuck in the queue.

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Swap your smartphone voucher for a paper ticket at the reception.

Saturday 10:00 - 17:00
Sunday 10:00 - 17:00
Monday 10:00 - 17:00
Tuesday 10:00 - 17:00
Wednesday 10:00 - 17:00
Thursday 10:00 - 17:00
Friday 10:00 - 17:00
Het Scheepvaartmuseum (National Maritime Museum)
Kattenburgerplein 1, 1018 KK, Amsterdam
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  • Cancellation is possible until 23:59 on the day before your visit.
  • Rescheduling is possible until 23:59 on the day before your visit.

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3 reviews
Elizabeth,  United Kingdom United Kingdom
12 Apr 2023
The National Maritime Museum is well laid out and has an excellent courtyard facility for meeting and eating between visiting the excellent sections of the museum and the exhibitions
National Maritime Museum: Skip The Line
19 Apr 2023
My husband and I found it extremely interesting and enlightening. The displays were exceptional. The staff were polite, friendly and helpful. Easy access and clean open areas.
National Maritime Museum: Skip The Line
Orlando,  United Kingdom United Kingdom
26 Apr 2023
Great day out , informative, the exhibitions were excellent, definitely would visit again.
National Maritime Museum: Skip The Line

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