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Address: Wijnhaven 7-13, Rotterdam, The Netherlands
Phone Number: +31 (0)10 - 412 96 00
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Heroes of Rotterdam

Nice museum about the history of the Dutch marine corps. The Dutch marinecorps was the first marinecorps in the world and this museum gives a good picture of the history of them... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Koen O
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Nice museum about the history of the Dutch marine corps. The Dutch marinecorps was the first marinecorps in the world and this museum gives a good picture of the history of them from the 17th century untill today. Special sections are contributed to the marines that defended the city of Rotterdam against the Nazi forces in may 1940. Also this... More 

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The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2015 via mobile

If you want to see some history on the Dutch marines, you should visit this museum. No bloody scenes but just very interesting stuff about those marines. Drums and pipes, military gear and other stuff. It gives you a feeling of how a day in the field was (even recent history of Afghanistan missions) but also the force and trouble... More 

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Odessa, Ukraine
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2015

Small 3 floors building next to the Oude haven shows history of Dutch marines and their ties with the city of Rotterdam. Quite OK for 30-40 minutes

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015

Nice museum on the greatest heroes Rotterdam has known, as they have defended Rotterdam till the last man.

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Eagan, Minnesota
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015 via mobile

This is mostly a collection of stuff relating to the Dutch Marine Corps. With a few changes it could be a much better experience. As others have said, the level of English support is enough to give you a basic idea of what's being discussed, but you're left with a lot of holes. It was frequently challenging to figure out... More 

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Berkeley, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2014

Well prepared, informative and friendly staff. Received a whole floor of personal attention (during weekday, early) to start, and a 15 minute conversation to finish. Feedback was most welcome. Exhibits have original artifacts, histories, multi-media, and best of all - personal stories over the Marine's history. One of the best museum experiences I've had. Only down side was the video's... More 

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Rabat, Malta
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2013

I like seeing museums about the marines and army stuff, however I was disappointed as every single information was written only in Dutch, so all I could do was looking at the pictures and the different uniforms and firearms

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