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Nationaal Reddingmuseum Dorus Rijkers

Willemsoord 60G, 1781 AS Den Helder, The Netherlands
+31 223 618 320
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Interesting and very Interactive for Kids

Very interesting Museum. There is a lot to do for the kids. They won't get bored. You can sail in... read more

Reviewed May 23, 2017
Olaf v
All About Rescuing People from the Sea

Never heard about this museum before. I was glad to visit this museum as you can learn all about... read more

Reviewed January 31, 2017
Solodam J
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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Willemsoord 60G, 1781 AS Den Helder, The Netherlands
+31 223 618 320
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Reviewed May 23, 2017

Very interesting Museum. There is a lot to do for the kids. They won't get bored. You can sail in the harboour of Den Helder with an old Rescueboat. Check the website for departure times before you plan your trip.

Thank Olaf v
Reviewed January 31, 2017

Never heard about this museum before. I was glad to visit this museum as you can learn all about rescuing people from boat or shipwreck. The collection are the boats they used from the first periode till the new, modern one, small or big ones....More

Thank Solodam J
Reviewed January 29, 2017

Very interesting and modern museum focusing on sea rescue operations including actual vehicles (boats, trucks and tractors), movies and photos, covering last 100 years of rescue operations. (+) + very interesting topic and things to see, e.g. real rescue boat or old rescue tracks, equipment...More

Thank mikesk8
Reviewed December 18, 2016

Wonderful museum that gives the visitor insight in the history of life saving at sea. You can see and touch the life saving equipment and realize how much has changed over the years. Great for adults and children!

Thank knufje
Reviewed April 4, 2016

Rescue operations are important and they invoke images of heroism. That deserves a museum. On the ground floor one finds many boats used for rescue operations. In the floors above it one finds items related to navigation, vital communication equipment, and some items belonging to...More

Reviewed March 31, 2016 via mobile

This museum is very hard to find. It is in the naval yard on the opposite end from the Maritime Museum but the signage is terrible. It is a beautiful and well organized museum with wonderful docents who are very helpful. There is a free...More

Thank solomon5
Reviewed June 23, 2015

Nice to have the town of Den Helder remembering these amazing,heroic man. The bells ring on a regular time frame. Nice brick work and statues on the bell tower.

Thank Ton B
Reviewed April 30, 2014

If you are interested in marine rescue, this is the place to visit. Excellent and interesting displays. There is also an optional boat tour of the inner harbour.

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