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Address: Arsenaalplein 7, 4381 Vlissingen, The Netherlands
Phone Number: +31(0)118 415400
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Nice for young kids but very expensive

A nice, but outdated set-up. The pirate stuff was not very interesting and for kids used to Disney etc a real let down. The play area, however, was nice and the aquariums were a... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed June 12, 2013
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Kiruna, Norrbottens Län, Sweden
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9 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

I went here with my girlfriend when I visited her and her family. We spent a couple of hours here and then went to the arcade next door. Het Arsenaal is a combined aquarium and pirate museum with a very nice "look out spot". We had a wonderful time there, exploring the tanks, petting sharks, looking at the museum artifacts... More 

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Harrogate, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

We were in Belgium and saw this town/resort on the map. What a great place. lovely fishing port town with great fish restaurants. A fabulous beach. We were there in 03.2015 and it was just nice but I would guess it will get very busy in the holiday season. If you can get there without the crowds it is wonderful

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Canyon Lake, Texas
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

Well worth the visit and the view from the needle. My kids enjoyed the lighted ship show and petting the stingrays.

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bangkok
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63 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2013

The weather can be bad in Holland and what do you do with your children. Well, if they are around the age of 9, don't go to the Arsenal. Its a run down place. While you still have to pay 12,50 euro for kids and 14,50 for adults. For very small children it can be nice. Since tehy dont see... More 

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Bangkok, Thailand
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41 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2013

A nice, but outdated set-up. The pirate stuff was not very interesting and for kids used to Disney etc a real let down. The play area, however, was nice and the aquariums were a real attraction to the kids, especially the ray petting one. It is very expensive and actually not really worth the money. We were there on a... More 

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Bottrop, Germany
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2013

The pirate adventure show was very 80ish style and would really benefit from an update. Available only in Dutch with German subtitles makes it difficult for the kids to follow. The area where the kids can touch sting rays is very interesting. Good option if the weather does not play along, mainly for younger kids. Just be aware this is... More 

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Ede, The Netherlands
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2013

We visited Vlissingen with the children of my daughter. For them there was a lot of things to see and do including fishes end the story of many fairytails. The topper was the big tower with the elevator to the highest level and a fantastic view over Vlissingen.

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Wingene, Belgium
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2012

But don't go with younger kids (3-), they get frightened by the pirate theme. The fish theme a bit further down the museum is great and the lookout is also great.

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Bruges, Belgium
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30 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2012

We purchased our tickets for ‘The Arsenaal’ combined with the boat trip Breskens-Vlissingen. About €40 for 2 adults and 1 four year old child, not bad for a fun day out. Admittedly, some areas of 'The Arsenaal' are a bit outdated and need a new wind under their sails, but for the youngest pirates among us, this is one experience... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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42 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2011

Visited july 2011 with two kids aged 5 and 7. We paid 40€ with a discount and thought it was a colossal waste of money. You learn more about pirates trying the Pirates of the caribbean ride at Disney world. The displays were of very poor quality, and the audio/visual "show" looked like it was made on a PC left... More 

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Address: Arsenaalplein 7, 4381 Vlissingen, The Netherlands
Phone Number: +31(0)118 415400
Location: Europe  >  The Netherlands  >  Zeeland Province  >  Vlissingen

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