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Tickets for National Maritime Museum: Skip The Line

Dive into 500 years of maritime history and board an 18th-century cargo ship

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Opening hours
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
09:00 - 17:00
  • Experience 500 years of maritime history in stimulating interactive exhibitions
  • Come aboard the replica of the Amsterdam, an 18th-century cargo ship of the Dutch East India Company
  • Supercharge your visit with Dare to Discover, a Virtual Reality 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 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 Virtual Reality experience that zooms you back to the Golden Age!

Come aboard a replica cargo 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 Virtual Reality 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!

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Cancellations are possible up to 24 hours before your visit date.

Het Scheepvaartmuseum (National Maritime Museum)
Kattenburgerplein 1, Amsterdam
Key info
Wheelchair accessible
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Getting There

From Central Station, take bus 22 (Indische Buurt) or 48 (Borneo Eiland) and get off at Kadijksplein.

Jan 7, 2018
Excellent museum and well organised. Well worth a visit for kids and adults too.
Jan 1, 2018
I don't like giving the full data of my credit card.
Nov 23, 2017
Good museum, worth a visit. Replica ship was a great experience. Book in advance, makes acquiring much quicker and easier.
Oct 31, 2017
Worth visiting here. A stroll up to Nemo was in order too.
May 12, 2017
Excellent experience
Aug 13, 2016
Good fun. NEMO museum is also great for children
Feb 22, 2018
Quelle belle visite ! Nous avons fait un beau voyage .
Jan 22, 2018
Me dejo sin viaje por el canal, pero esta bueno todo lo demás y el descuento del 20%.
Jan 10, 2018
teleurgesteld in de samenstelling en inhoud, prachtig gebouw maar had meer en anders verwacht van de tentoonstelling zelf.
Wel 2 zalen die uitermate geschikt zijn voor een bezoek met kinderen.
Dec 10, 2017
Sehr schöne Museum-sehr viele Schiffsmodelle und detaillierte Informatioben

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