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Maritime Museum Rotterdam

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Neighborhood: Stadsdriehoek
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Address: Leuvehaven 1, 3011 EA Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Excellent museum for kids

The Maritime offers a lot of excitement for children and has a lot of expositions for all ages. We regularly go there with our child and he loves it

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The museum has something for everyone. The design is quite interesting (you walk all the way to the top floor on a gangway), it has different sections where you can lose track of time - you can choose to visit the offshore experience, see specialized vessels and play with the simulators to install monopiles for wind mills and land helicopters.... More 

Thank Roxana B
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The majority of the museum was children oriented with interactive games and not much of history and exhibits. Very interesting the visit in the boats, although few were open, around 5 boats in total. I wouldnt recomment it unless you have kids or you are not tourist.

Thank Konstantinos K
Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Maritime offers a lot of excitement for children and has a lot of expositions for all ages. We regularly go there with our child and he loves it

Thank joostbuter
Spijkenisse, The Netherlands
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 11, 2016 via mobile

The museum is much smaller than it looks from the outside. It got 2 floors which are not really big. The things which are displayed a nice to see but don't expect a lot. In the second floor there are things to do for kids, so basicly the inside of the museum is only 1 floor. Your kids can have... More 

Thank Danny P
Antwerp, Belgium
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 26, 2016

Great museum for family activity, especially the kids. It is excellent for people who are not familiar to maritime life. The museum could be divided into two parts: outdoor and indoor. The outdoor parts had many ships ported at the harbor, along with typical harbor equipment and machines. One could board some of the ships and talk to the owner... More 

Thank Margaret L
Nairobi, Kenya
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 21, 2016

We loved going inside the ships and seeing how the people had lived on them. The guides were very informative and the kids got to do some interactive activities.

Thank shueshue
Ottawa, Canada
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6 reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 15, 2016

This is a small museum, with a fairly large outdoor exhibit. The indoor part can be seen in less than an hour.

Thank aav15
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 13, 2016 via mobile

There is lots to see here and something for everyone. From a history of cruise ships to trade routes and the design of ships, it was very informative. Most of the exhibits have English translations too. There is also a large selection of boats outside, some of which you can go on and some also have activities. A great way... More 

Thank Chris S
Lisbon, Portugal
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 13, 2016

A good place to take your sons or grandsons. This is more a maritime interactive center for kids than a museum. There is a Penny Press Machine in the lobby.

Thank Dom P
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 8, 2016

They are many layers inside this ship of course than all people can see what is installed in this ship.

Thank Alicia T

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