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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)

B/10 Scheepvaarthuis

There, just behind the Citroën was the Scheepvaarthuis. A masterpiece of The Amsterdam School. Of course it was closed, it was a Saturday after all, but the great detail on the outside merited quite a...
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ATLC
Feb 25, 2003

C/16 Looking back at Scheepvaarthuis

Walking on the Oosterdokskade, parallel with Prins Hendrikkade and the Oosterdok water between us, I looked back to see the Scheepvaarthuis once again. I realise I took photo's of only a tiny part of...
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ATLC
Feb 24, 2003

D/23 The Batavia

hmmmm, I might be completely wrong about the name of this replica ship. But it is a tourist attraction, a Dutch export product and a historical memory of the 16th century when Dutch traders and...
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ATLC
Feb 24, 2003

Maritime Museum

The Netherlands Maritime Museum is housed in the National Naval Depot, a former arsenal of the Dutch Navy that is over 300 years old. The unique and superb collection tells the story of the maritime...
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BlueBerry_7
Dec 30, 2002

The Dutch Maritime Museum...

The Dutch Maritime Museum collection is one of the largest of its kinds in the world. The museum building, a 17th century naval depot, offers a unique opportunity to savour, the glorious days of Dutch...
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Juliet67
Sep 02, 2002

Scheepvaart Museum

The maritime museum has lots and lots of models of ships and it takes you through the history from sail ships to steamboats and so on. There were also displays about the world wars. There is a full...
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Gard
Aug 25, 2002

Sheepvaart Museum

Sheepvaart Museum - The maritime museumThere's a boat outside that I wanted to see. It's called 'Amsterdam' and it's a rebuilt of an old boat that sailed to East India. Unfortunately I haven't made it...
sabsi
Aug 24, 2002

See the 'BATAVIA', a US$12...

See the 'BATAVIA', a US$12 million hand-built replica of a 17th century Dutch trading ship, measuring 59 metres with 3 tall masts and sails.It took the 7 months to build the original while it took 10...
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S_R_NAIDU
Aug 24, 2002

You shuold also visit 'het...

You shuold also visit 'het scheepvaart museum'.It's a museum about the history of the Dutch marineand commercial shipping.You get a good insight of how The Netherlands became such a important player...
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bertje
Aug 24, 2002

Sailing Vessels

We passed by this old sailing vessel.We also passed many unusual houseboats, but the rain ate the photos.
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seagoingJLW
Jul 16, 2005

Scheepsvaart museum

Although I never actually visited it, I have seen the goings on at various stages. I loved the funeral part where the body gets thrown into the water.
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ChristaV
Aug 27, 2004

Scheeps Museum

Although I never actually visited it, I have seen the goings on at various stages. I loved the funeral part where the body gets thrown into the water.
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mvtouring
Apr 16, 2004
 
 
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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

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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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  • 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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