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Zeilschip Mercator

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Especially in cold weather

Nice place to visit in cold weather. Funny place for kids. One hour will be enough for the whole... read more

Reviewed November 25, 2018
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Ship Museum to Ourselves

We stumbled on this gem whilst looking for somewhere to Eat. Thoroughly Enjoyed our time looking... read more

Reviewed October 23, 2018
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Reviewed November 25, 2018 via mobile

Nice place to visit in cold weather. Funny place for kids. One hour will be enough for the whole tour.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank 154alie
Reviewed October 23, 2018

We stumbled on this gem whilst looking for somewhere to Eat. Thoroughly Enjoyed our time looking around. we have an English guide book so we understood everything and had the entire ship to ourselves to wander at our own pace taking everything in properly!!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank hwatson1705
Reviewed October 19, 2018

Definitely something you should visit when in Oostende, I went on a windy day just to get out of the wind but I am glad I did. Some very interesting exhibitions.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Benjamin_Ball42
Reviewed October 7, 2018

A wonderful way to spend an hour or two exploring this carefully restored sailing vessel. To imagine living on board in those days. I think I would have needed Officer's accommodation with the obligatory crystal drinks decanters! - Thoroughly enjoyed even though many of the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Stuart W
Reviewed September 10, 2018 via mobile

I visitesd this ship when I was a child and had beautiful memories of it. Now, 35 years later, my opinion remains equal. A beautiful Lady being taken care of very well. A must visit for all, young and old.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Travelbird19
Reviewed August 27, 2018

We went with my 3 children whilst in ostend, and we really enjoyed walking aorund this sailing ship whilst the children pretended they were sailors. It's been restored really well and the visitors book in english which was free was a bonus to understanding what...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 20, 2018

This was a great experience. From the engine room to the crew's quarters and not forgetting the cramped confines of the crew and the radio operators etc. Very enjoyable for English speakers when given a free English visitors guide.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Englishtravelfanatic
Reviewed August 16, 2018

Whilst in Ostend visiting another attraction there is no way that you can pass this by. What a fantastic piece of history.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank frank p
Reviewed August 5, 2018

nice experience. You get a good impression how life on board was. Great job they did with the complete restoration of this famous ship. Takes about half an hour to visit.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank geert c
Reviewed July 24, 2018 via mobile

The huge ship is docked 10 minutes walk away from the railway station. It's impressive both on the outside and the inside. The ship is well preserved with all its accessories, furniture and original look and feel. Wouldn't surprise me if they took it out...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Dhawal_Keswani
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