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Amsterdam Guided Tour of United East India Company and Maritime Museum with Art Historian
"The first part of the tour will take you to the inner courtyard of the United East India House the central HQ. Your guide will recount stories of how personnel was hired and about signing in and swearing-in procedure. He will also explain the procession to the ships with rolling drums and fifes. Hear about hardship and evil situations on-board due to tedious voyage in hot climate with only little water and about the which is one of the world best shipping presentations. Explore the departments with great maps globes and sextants.  Finally have a walk inside a full-size Indiaman ship recently rebuilt. You  may spot actors pretending to live in the 17th century. See where sailors and soldiers lived below and had to endure bad food and insufficient drink and how well the captain and officers ate and lived."""
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Private Guided Historic Amsterdam Canal Cruise
"Your private hired boat will sail through the history to go back to 17th century via Amsterdam's famous canal districts; Herengracht Keizersgracht Prinsengracht Singelgracht. You will continue your tour by passing Anne Frank House from the water and it will also pass by Amstel river where city of Amsterdam was named after. Your boat will sail on the Y waterway that connects Amsterdam with the North Sea and the A the replica ship of a 400 year old Dutch East India Man Central Station from the Water and multiple historic churches."""
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Private Guided Historic Amsterdam Canal Cruise
"Your private hired boat will sail through the history to go back to 17th century via Amsterdam's famous canal districts; Herengracht Keizersgracht Prinsengracht Singelgracht. You will continue your tour by passing Anne Frank House from the water and it will also pass by Amstel river where city of Amsterdam was named after. Your boat will sail on the Y waterway that connects Amsterdam with the North Sea and the A the replica ship of a 400 year old Dutch East India Man Central Station from the Water and multiple historic churches."""
From EUR400.00

Scheepvaart - Maritime Museum Tips (52)

Nice museum

Nice museum, specially for kids. Lots of info about history of Amsterdam. Beautiful old building, and lots of interactivity. Next to Nemo, good to combine. Not only for children interesting, but for...
cvlug
Nov 19, 2015

Scheepvaartmuseum (Maritime Musuem)

One of the Attractions along the Old Center of Amsterdam, located along Kattenburgerplein and near the bigger Science Nemo Musuem is the National Musuem of the Netherlands called Scheepvaartmuseum. It...
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machomikemd
Oct 09, 2015

What is VOC?

Visiting the Amsterdam Museums like the Rijksmuseum, Amsterdam Museum, Scheepvaart (Maritime) Museum and many other museums, churches or monuments it is difficult to avoid the word VOC. So what is the...
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breughel
Jan 30, 2015

Bad VOC replica but fun for children.

If I was a child I would love this replica of an 18th c. "Verenigde Oostindische Compagnie" sailing ship "East Indiaman" showing the details of the life on board for the eight months trip to Asia. On...
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breughel
Jan 29, 2015

Maritime History

The Scheepvaartmuseum (Maritime Museum) is housed at Lands Zeemagazijn, build in 1656 as a storage building for the Navy (still present at the neighbouring Marine Etablissement at the...
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pieter_jan_v
Mar 07, 2014

Scheeptvaartmuseum - Disapointing.

I had visited this museum years ago before the renovation and found it interesting except the VOC Amsterdam sail ship replica because the proportions, height of the decks, have not been respected.It...
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breughel
Nov 01, 2013

Dutch marine painters - Best of.

Finally what I liked in this museum is the collection of marine paintings on the second floor of the east wing.Since many years I'm a fan of Dutch marine pen paintings showing a detailed image of...
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breughel
Jun 19, 2013

Nederlands Scheepsvaartmuseum Shipsmuseum

Nederlands Scheepsvaartmuseum Amsterdam.Open daily : 09:00 - 17:00 all days15.00 euros | adults (18 and up)12.00 euros | groups: min. 15 p. (reservation required)7.50 euros | children 5-17 years,...
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dila
Mar 20, 2012

Scheepvaart Museum is open again.

Closed since Januari 2007 the Scheepvaartmuseum has been completely renovated and is again open. It was a very interesting museum which I visited some years ago. The replica of the VOC (Verenigde...
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breughel
Oct 17, 2011

Museums - Scheepvaartmuseum (Nautical Museum)

From the enormous amount of museums and attractions I would like to point out three to you.Scheepvaartmuseum (nautical museum) tells the success story of Amsterdam during the glorious VOC-times. The...
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Pavlik_NL
Apr 04, 2011

"Amsterdam" ship -video tour

The 'Amsterdam' (replica) is usually moored next to the Netherlands Maritime Museum. The museum is currently closed due to undergoing renovations and the replica is temporarily moored at the nearby...
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StuartDutchman
Dec 17, 2010

Amazing architecture: Scheepvaarthuis

Have a look at Het Scheepvaarthuis. The brick archtecture is amazing.The building is designed by the brothers Van Gendt A.Lzn & J.M. van der Mey. The construction happened in two phases; 1913-1916...
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Jul 23, 2008
 
 
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Things to Do Near Scheepvaart - Maritime Museum

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Verzets Museum - Dutch Resistance Museum

On 12 October 2015 we went to the Dutch Resistance Museum or Verzatsmuseum, which is a very informative history museum about the Dutch Resistance to Nazi German occupation. We thoroughly recommend a...
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Nemo Museum

cutting an Imposing Figure along the Osterdok River and connected to the Amsterdam Centraal Station by the JJ Van Der Velderbrug Bridge and Having a large bow of a Ship Design is the futuristic...
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Artis Zoo

This zoo surprised me. I had heard a lot of things and positive things from friends about it and when i saw on the map it was in the middle of Amsterdam close to central station, i thought sure lets...
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Hollandsche Schouwburg

Across the street from the theatre, a now private building at 31 Plantage housed a day care center and nursery founded in 1924, for both Jewish and non-Jewish children. In 1941, all the non-Jewish...
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Brouwerij 't IJ Brewery

Until May, or until the barrels run dry, which given the unusually warm and sunny weather could be sooner rather than later, visitors to Amsterdam’s unique micro brewery, Brouwerij ‘t IJ can sample...
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Portuguese Synagogue

The exterior of the compound houses multiple rooms of variable interest. The winter synagogue was constructed from a former seminary in the 1950's with heat and electricity, since the main sanctuary...
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Getting to Scheepvaart - Maritime Museum

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Kattenburgerplein 1

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  • Sunday 09:00 to 17:00
  • Monday 09:00 to 17:00
  • Tuesday 09:00 to 17:00
  • Wednesday 09:00 to 17:00
  • Thursday 09:00 to 17:00
  • Friday 09:00 to 17:00
  • Saturday 09:00 to 17:00

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