Maritime history of Amsterdam

The National Maritime Museum invites visitors to discover how the sea has shaped Dutch culture. In this freshly modernised museum, stimulating, interactive exhibitions let visitors explore 500 years of maritime history. There are a variety of exhibitions, including many especially for children. Notably, the famous replica of the Dutch East India Company ship ‘Amsterdam’ is moored at the museum, so visitors can climb on board and explore it.

Great museum for kids

The National Maritime Museum offers a variety exhibitions designed just for kids. Enjoy The Tale of the Whale or the multimedia adventure See You in the Golden Age.

For more information visit the website of the National Maritime Museum.

How to get there

Bus 22, 48. This information is subject to change; for up-to-date public transport info check the GVB website