The National Maritime Museum houses one of the world’s most impressive maritime collections and is also the only museum in Amsterdam with a spectacular outdoor location on the water. Don’t miss out on our highlights: a 60 minutes dive into the golden age in our main gallery, our imposing East Indiaman Amsterdam and a breathtaking – free - VR journey.
Republic at Sea
Displaying over fifty masterpieces from the museum’s collection, Republic at Sea tells the remarkable story of the Netherlands as a maritime nation in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries.
East Indiaman Amsterdam
On the quay of our museum lies a replica of the East Indiaman Amsterdam that was wrecked in 1749 during its first voyage. The VOC ship Amsterdam is one of the showpieces of the museum.
free vr tour
Travel through time? It is possible at the National Maritime Museum! Go back to the 17th century with the spectacular Virtual Reality time trip ‘dare to discover – a VR journey’. The VR can be seen on board of the VOC ship Amsterdam.