"A legacy of Dutch sea power" Scheepvaart - Maritime Museum Tip by jss1018

  Maritime Museum
by jss1018

The Maritime Museum is an incredible facility to visit, both for the structure itself and the contents within. Housed in the National Naval Depot, the former arsenal of the Dutch Navy and over 300 years old, it's a fine collection of ship models and artifacts attesting to the might and history of the Dutch during their height of world power. Housed within is the actual Royal Barge once used by Dutch royalty, and outside on the water is a full-scale replica of the Dutch East Indiaman Amsterdam ship that you can tour. The actual one sank off the coast of England on its maiden voyage.

Address: Kattenburgerplein 1
Phone: +31-20-5232222
Website: http://www.scheepvaartmuseum.nl

Review Helpfulness: 3.5 out of 5 stars

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  • Written Dec 28, 2004
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