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Fries Scheepvaart Museum

Kleinzand 16, 8601 BH Sneek, The Netherlands
+31 515 414 057
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Very nive museum

Excellent museum about Sneek and its history and relationship to water. Wonderful exhibits... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Cologne, Germany
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Small historic museum, a great find.

This museum gives you the history of Sneek...the slogan of this city is "Live Free or Die". A don't... read more

Reviewed May 12, 2017
Seaview, Washington
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Kleinzand 16, 8601 BH Sneek, The Netherlands
+31 515 414 057
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent museum about Sneek and its history and relationship to water. Wonderful exhibits including the reconstruction of an ancient boat cabin. You can also learn the story of C&A as they are originally from Sneek. Kids will also find it fun to walk through this...More

Thank S70M
Reviewed May 12, 2017

This museum gives you the history of Sneek...the slogan of this city is "Live Free or Die". A don't miss attraction.

Thank wendell01
Reviewed April 14, 2017 via mobile

it is ok to visit this museum, but you expect more. It is not free and you have to pay an entrance fee of 7.50 euros, which i do not understand if you want to promote your city as a government or tourist organisation. Some...More

Thank lentravel
Reviewed April 11, 2017

This is where you have to go if you love boats. The models are glorious. So much work went into them. The 'Zwaards' are just beautiful. Artificial keels to stabilise a flat bottom boat. They give the boat wings. Sorry but I live on a...More

Thank Patratzel
Reviewed February 8, 2017

Just I was becoming bored by row after row of ship models in glass cases, in the upstairs section (don't worry, there's an elevator), dedicated to ice skating the museum came to life. I won't say that the ships and shipping section of the museum...More

1  Thank Hendrik_NL
Reviewed January 27, 2017 via mobile

The museum brings the story of Sneek's history and marine agriculture. A very nice experience, and for boat / ship model fans a must visit recommend

Thank yaniv n
Reviewed August 21, 2016

we stopped by here instead of walking around the town due to the rain,,, we were not disappointed, staff were friendly, spoke english and gave us good directions . We spent a couple of hours looking round . Displays were different from other museum with...More

Thank Sandy B
Reviewed August 3, 2016

The museum is within easy walking distance of the train station and the scenic Waterpoort and the entry free of 6 euros was not exorbitant. We spent several hours taking in the exhibits, we didn't rush, it was very well done - we definitely came...More

Thank KLsWanderlust
Reviewed July 24, 2016

Having been to a few maritime museums around the world this one rates among the very best. With a very local ( Friesland) focus it documents the regions maritime history with a vast array of exhibits from old barge interiors, to barge owners home styles...More

Thank David R
Reviewed April 10, 2016

We wanted to visit the museum and have lunch, but canal side parking was expensive and limited to 2 hours. Luckily the VVV office was in the museum building and directed us to cheaper, nearby, long term parking. The museum is large and modern with...More

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