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Marinemuseum

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Address: Hoofdgracht 3, 1781 AA Den Helder, The Netherlands
Phone Number: (0223) 65 75 34
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Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat - Sun 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm

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A confusing place

My husband loves all things maritime but this was a confusing place. We entered into what we thought was the main exhibition area. They seemed to have a lot of the same thing in... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 31, 2016
solomon5
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Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2016 via mobile

My husband loves all things maritime but this was a confusing place. We entered into what we thought was the main exhibition area. They seemed to have a lot of the same thing in each area. Information in English was limited. Only after exiting the building did we discover there were other parts to the museum. We were on the... More 

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Rijeka, Primorsko-Goranska, Croatia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2016

There is Submarine where you can go inside and see how is to be inside a submarine. Outside of standard tourist routes. Good restaurant is across the main road.

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Philippines
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2016

Enter the world of the Royal Dutch Navy and its history. It was a little overrated i think. You can visit a submarine and catch a glimpse of daily naval life.

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Maisieres, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 9, 2016

We visited the Dutch Naval Museum in Den Helder today and had a wonderful time. As a family of 5 with three young children (13, 11 & 8) it is often difficult to find an attraction that appeals to the wide age span yet I would highly recommend this place to all. Located in the historical Naval Dockyard of the... More 

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Tampa, Florida, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2015 via mobile

Enjoyed a couple hours in the museum and I only went in the main building, not the submarine. Gives a good historical account of Dutch history and naval affairs with emphasis on the "good" wars. A bit light on operations in South Africa and Indonesia.

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Nijmegen, The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2015

This museum presents a brief history of the Dutch navy, including the golden age with Michiel de Ruyter and subsequent decline.There are many paintings of war ships at sea, of all eras, and including battles in Indonesia. There are many scale models of ships. Also many rifles, hand and machine guns. Highlight is a submarine which can be seen from... More 

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Lazio, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

Sure the "Big Thing" is the Tonijn Submarine: a wonderful experience to realize for really means sailing in a Submarine. The rest of the museum is quite all Naval Models, but the "frame" is perfect: a real example of how every Naval Museum should be. Everything is cured and well presented, and you can really feel how the Dutch Navy... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2015

The old shipyard and basin at Den Helder provides a superb setting for this sprawling open museum. Even when the museum is not open, one can walk the wharves surrounded by all kinds of boats and ships. During opening hours, one can walk through a real 1960s submarine, get up on the bridge of a cold war frigate, board a... More 

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Athens, Greece
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2015

Very good museum, especially the submarine ! I think it is one of the best of its kind. I will revisit

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Mannheim, Germany
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

Cool submarine! The rest of the museum is really only interesting for people who are interested in the (Dutch) marine.

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