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Maritime Museum Rotterdam

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Address: Leuvehaven 1, 3011 Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Phone Number: 010-4132680
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Great for families

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.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
Rebecca B
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
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23 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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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201 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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Bhopal, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was there in year 2014 , It's a great museum if you love history ,great place for students and kids.

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New Jersey
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Well worth a couple of hours. Interesting and educational. Good time, especially when inclement weather.

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

The Maritime ( Maritiem in Dutch ) Museum is a great place to study and learn the history of the seafaring adventures of humans throughout the millennia with a special emphasis on the Dutch and Rotterdam.

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Thank Abhishek G
Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 14, 2016

Nice mueseum with historic boats and trains to get up close to, kids will love it! Lots of great exibits and history inside. The Ocean Liner exhibit seemed a little haphazard could use some fine tuning maybe by someone who actually understands the history of the great Ocean Liners. However the Panels form the form Niuew Amsterdam where breathtaking.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016

My family spent WAY longer here than I expected -- around 4 hours. My 6 and 8 year old boys loved playing in the top floor where they have many interactive kid-centered activities like operating a crane to load cargo onto ships, building things, going on a sailboat and fishing boat, etc. In another section about transporting food around the... More 

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