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Maritime Museum Rotterdam

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Address: Leuvehaven 1, 3011 Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Phone Number: 010-4132680
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A fascinating perspective of life (and leisure) at sea

There’s a lot more to the ‘Maritime museum Rotterdam’ than a few examples of figureheads and odd bits of paraphernalia from old sailing ships. I learnt there’s a whole different... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 18, 2015
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London, United Kingdom
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81 reviews 81 reviews
43 attraction reviews
75 helpful votes 75 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

There’s a lot more to the ‘Maritime museum Rotterdam’ than a few examples of figureheads and odd bits of paraphernalia from old sailing ships. I learnt there’s a whole different life to being out at sea. There’s the glamour of cruise ships to the hard and gritty existence from the fishing and freight industries. You know what they say about... More 

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Little Rock, Arkansas
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7 reviews 7 reviews
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5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015

I just had a few extra hours off from work on my ship while in Schiedam and didn't want to go too far. I got off the metro just across street from the museum. The museum has an amazing collection of maritime memorabilia that is well displayed with many different themes from cruise ships to ancient maritime models. The display... More 

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Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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28 reviews 28 reviews
10 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

A very nice museum, very child friendly and with not too much clutter. Telling the story of the role Rotterdam has played in history with it's mighty harbour to the grand ocean liners that once sailed across the oceans. Outside in the harbour there are all kind of boats and ships that can be seen close up. I also have... More 

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Indore, India
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35 reviews 35 reviews
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Food I eaten was very nice & I find this place very beautiful & whenever I go to Rotterdam I will prefer to this place.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

Lovingly restored and maintained traditional boats. I really enjoy wandering among them and do as often as I can. Well worth a visit to see the traditional maritime past of the country.

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed December 3, 2014

I love to go to any maritime museum I pass, I am a boat nerd. However I was very disappointed in this museum considering the rich maritime past of Rotterdam. I found the free haven museum outside much more interesting.

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2014

A modern museum in the centre of Rotterdam which should appeal to both adults and children. Interesting exhibits, some of them interactive, with lots of information in English as well as Dutch. We particularly enjoyed going on board the boats outside in the harbour and the exhibition on cruise ships.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

price and displays were good; parking--not free and had to walk around to find a meter; in addition to the exhibits indoor, your admission allows access to any of the boats outside which are open; on 9 Nov, there were total of three open; only one of the three asked for admission ticket but this was a live live in... More 

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London, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2014

I spent half a day with my 5 year old son at the museum, he had great time and did not want to leave, and I enjoyed it a well. The museum has quite a few exhibits that are different from the usual maritime museum staff (e.g. maps and models): a room dedicated to living on boats with a small... More 

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Inverness, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 23, 2014

I was a bit surprised to see that there was a "sex" exhibition right next to the children's play area and it was pretty explicit. Otherwise the exhibits were good. There was an incident as we arrived - a woman who was very upset her child was missing. There was a police officer present, but people were still entering band... More 

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