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Fort Kijkduin (Museum and Aquarium)

Admiraal Verhuellplein 1, 178 9AX Den Helder, The Netherlands
+31 223 612 366
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Ranked #2 of 7 attractions in Den Helder
Type: Museums
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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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54 reviews 54 reviews
17 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2014

I visited here with my cousins who had been there before but according to them the entire operation has gone downhill. Even though the money isnt there to improve the facilities and maintain it effectively, i still enjoyed the visit. The museum is small but pretty cool because it is in the old fort and is very diverse. The aquarium... More

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Dingwall, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2014

I have worked in Den Helder for a few years now and in march i was waiting for my ship to get into the harbour so had a bit of time to kill so went to the fort whitch was ok but i did not realise they also have a aquarium which was awsome it has quite a lot of... More

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Nairobi, Kenya
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38 reviews 38 reviews
10 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2013

Den Helder has a surprising depth of fascinating history. This small museum is a favorite for our little family. We go every time we are in town. It is underground and does get cold in the winter, so be warned. Take your time, as it is small, but a few times we have gone they did have a jumping castle... More

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Purmerend
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152 reviews 152 reviews
30 attraction reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2013

Fort Kijkduin offers the visitors an excellent possibility to taste the life during the time of Napoleon and an interesting look into the period 1940 - 1945 The Aquarium is very nice.

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