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Tickets for National Maritime Museum: Skip The Line

Dive into 500 years of maritime history and board a sailing ship

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Opening hours
Today:  09:00 - 17:00
Tomorrow:  Closed
Sunday:  09:00 - 17:00
Monday:  09:00 - 17:00
Tuesday:  09:00 - 17:00
Wednesday:  09:00 - 17:00
Thursday:  09:00 - 17:00
  • 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 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!

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Het Scheepvaartmuseum (National Maritime Museum)
1,Kattenburgerplein, 1018 KK, Amsterdam
Key info
Wheelchair accessible
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.

Head of Content
Mar 25, 2019
Very helpful
Jan 26, 2019
Great museum. Beautiful building and at lot to see. Worthwhile, especially when you go with children
Jan 22, 2019
Great sailship replica!
Nov 15, 2018
Great experience.
Oct 1, 2018
It was a lovely visit! The museum is wonderful!
Sep 16, 2018
Go early you’ll have it to yourself
Sep 3, 2018
The ship was very interesting, we were not informed of the commentary devises that you could listen to the explanation of each area, therefore we could not enjoy that experience.
Aug 13, 2018
You want to virtually fly the Dutch sky of the last centuries and learn something new about whales, pop up at National Maritime Museum. My kids enjoyed it.
Aug 6, 2018
Excellent and informative museum.
Jul 30, 2018
Very nice place with many valuable information. Interesting, envolving :)

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