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Maritime Museum Rotterdam

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Address: Leuvehaven 1, 3011 EA Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Phone Number: 010-4132680
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Holland's maritime history, both old and new

Located in the centre of Rotterdam, it's a museum that will be hard to miss. Museum consist of two part: indoors and outdoors section. Both are worth a visit. The museum covers... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
JayDee_NL
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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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Weymouth, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The maritime museum is well a visit and you pay to visit. Right next door on the wharf is a free museum run by volunteers. The boats of every type are accessible and people will explain their etc. The wharfside has lots of cranes, trucks, trailers and all manner of dockside memorabilia. Boats are easy to get aboard and look... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Everything was planed for children. Nice place for family with small children. For adults only few interesting pictures.

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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150 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Located in the centre of Rotterdam, it's a museum that will be hard to miss. Museum consist of two part: indoors and outdoors section. Both are worth a visit. The museum covers just about everything when it comes to the Dutch maritime history: overseas trade, historic naval battles, shipbuilding throughout the ages and the ongoing Dutch battle in keeping the... More 

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1 Thank JayDee_NL
Sheldonville, Mass
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12 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The dutch history with the sea is storied and legendary. This museum covers their rich history of exploration and shipping. Many exhibits and some of the most incredible vintage film footage imaginable of their passing the Cape Horn in tall ships along with modern footage of the same area in the Volvo Around the World race. Lots of maritime artifacts... More 

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1 Thank oldcarkook
Cherry Hill, New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We just happened upon it. Didn't cost a penny just to stroll around seeing such a variety of pieces from a lighthouse to cranes and everything maritime in between. Lots of other sightseeing in the area.

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Munich, Germany
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Spent a couple of hours here last week. Gives a good overview of Rotterdam's maritime past. Very good for kids

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Chicago, Illinois
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11 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a huge museum with more outdoor space with lots of boats and cranes and such, and lots of interactive things inside. Lots geared to kids but interesting to adults as well.

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1 Thank dasamaka
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Went to the Maritime museum with my 7 yr old while on a holiday in Netherlands. I expected a lot from this museum as the Netherlands is famous for its museums. However, there was nothing much to see or learn. The first floor had three small halls with very few interesting facts and artefacts in the first two and videos... More 

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1 Thank Ramya S
Paris, France
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A perfect place where take the little ones! There is a lot to see and the location is really nice! We'll come back again when we'll be in Rotterdam

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Melbourne, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Rotterdam's Maritime Museum is a high-quality experience. Situated on the busy waterfront, you enter the galleries by way of a wide ship's gangway, flanked by the side of a massive red ship, complete with markings. Galleries have attractively- presented and fascinating displays of artefacts, maps,models and videos. Children have been specifically catered for and there is even an entire floor... More 

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