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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A nice, but outdated set-up.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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Harrogate, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 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 5 reviews
5 helpful votes 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 63 reviews
34 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 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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128 reviews 128 reviews
38 attraction reviews
74 helpful votes 74 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A nice, but outdated set-up.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 10 reviews
6 helpful votes 6 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 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 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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36 reviews 36 reviews
7 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 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 30 reviews
21 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 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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37 reviews 37 reviews
9 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 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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Aberdeen, United Kingdom
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2011

We visited Het Arsenaal today. Cost nearly 50 euro for a family of 4 to get in, and we found it to be claustrophobic, noisy and the attractions were pretty poor. Tasteless "Pirate's Cave", with several scenes unsuitable for young children (ours are 7 and 4). Various video features on display are of really poor quality. Also, the Arsenaal website... More 

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