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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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Nice activity also for kids

This museum is a bit interactive. Very nice. Grants you several insights in the building and evolution of merchantchips through the history of Rotterdam harbour. Don't forget your... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
Yannick W
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Ghent, Belgium
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Melbourne, Australia
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15 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW 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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South Wales, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited with a four year old who didn't want to leave. There are plenty of interactive elements which are appealing to children. My son particularly enjoyed the rooftop play area. It is really well designed and fits the theme of the museum perfectly. We also enjoyed the cruiseship gallery. The leaflet that you get given when buying tickets recommends... More 

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have to say I expected a little more from a maritime museum based in such a place with a large maritime history such as Rotterdam. Found the museum sparse, and lacking in artifacts. That coupled with only one of the old boats in the harbour being open to the public to walk around. Looked like it was good for... More 

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Malaga, Spain
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited yesterday including Professor Plop and well worth the money. Educational and fun, including the World Trip for the children with all sorts of challenges.

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Thank Bard V
Ghent, Belgium
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28 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This museum is a bit interactive. Very nice. Grants you several insights in the building and evolution of merchantchips through the history of Rotterdam harbour. Don't forget your "Rotterdam Welcome Card which grants you 25% discount. No real student discount. Museum indoors, with floor special for visits with children. Also museum outdoors with several types of chips an harbour machinery... More 

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Thank Yannick W
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

With areas on trading ships, house boats and cruises, this was a really varied experience, that was a lot more interesting than 'a museum about boats'. Also outside there was a mini lighthouse and boats you could go inside, which really brought it to life! Lovely place, well worth the money.

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Thank Hannah S
Grimsby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

If you enjoy boats and all things maritime then this will certainly interest you. Great exhibits and boats you can go aboard.

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Thank Peter M
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2016

Fantastic day out for all the family. Could've spent another day here. Getting to climb onboard the boats with a tour guide to explain more about their history was great. Inside the museum lots to see (with English translations on most things) learning all about the history of Rotterdam, the modern Rotterdam docks and everything in between. A definite must... More 

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Thank Eastmids83
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016 via mobile

Lots of great things for kids. Very interactive. There's a big inside area and then lots of boats to go on on the harbour. Would be ideal if the weather is a bit iffy.

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Thank Rebecca B
Eindhoven, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2016

The museum exhibits things related to shipping in the Netherlands. In general, there are indoor and outdoor parts of the museum. In the indoor part, the history of shipping is presented well where historical things like old ship model. There is also a part dedicated to the modern shipping for leisure. In the outdoor part, one can see and enter... More 

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