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Very interesting place

“Cool! Very cool”- told me my 6 years old grandson about this museum. I have myself marine... read more

Reviewed 13 September 2018
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
via mobile

What a real find this place was. We were between locations and had a few hours to spare so decided... read more

Reviewed 12 July 2018
Alison C
Loughborough, United Kingdom
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Explore past and present of the Dutch Navy at the Navy Museum. Discover 500 years of naval history in our monumental Main-building. The magnificent collection consists of ship models, paintings, uniforms, weapons and more. Stand face to face with...more
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Hoofdgracht 3, 1781 AA Den Helder, The Netherlands
+31 223 657 534
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Reviewed 6 February 2014

I was spending a couple of weeks in Amsterdam and needed the break from the city and decided to visit this place at the last minute. I'm glad I did. Den Helder is a short train ride from Amsterdam and the Marine Museum is a...More

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Reviewed 13 September 2018 via mobile

“Cool! Very cool”- told me my 6 years old grandson about this museum. I have myself marine background and can say that museum is made and run by professionals and gives a chance to be on and in real submarine, to get on the bridge...More

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Reviewed 2 August 2018

Great museum, alas no air conditioning. The upper floor was too hot to linger and enjoy the exhibits. I raced through the whole place and sought shade outside in the shade with a sea breeze.

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Reviewed 12 July 2018

What a real find this place was. We were between locations and had a few hours to spare so decided to go here and really glad we did. What an iformative and fascinating museum. The customer service throughout was excellent from buying our tickets the...More

Thank Alison C
Reviewed 9 July 2018 via mobile

We had some hours that we could use between locations so we visited. It was a really well laid out museum brilliantly presented with guides that spoke several languages and i suspect all had a long association with the Dutch Navy. The submarine was very...More

Thank Coults323
Reviewed 16 June 2018 via mobile

This is a great museum for all ages. So much to see and a submarine as well. Great staff,some of which happen to be retired seamen. Whilst walking around the first museum I came across 2 paintings which looked rather familiar to me. They were...More

Thank SMD1962
Reviewed 1 June 2018

Nice place to visit in Den Helder area. You will have the chance to enter a real submarine and visit a special ship, transition between sail warships and modern navy: the Scorpion. Also you can have the chance to play with some features and electronics...More

Thank odiseoalecto
Reviewed 29 May 2018 via mobile

On a visit to Den Helder to see some old friends, I was taken here by my buddy, a Dutch Navy veteran. Superb setting and really well laid out with plenty of information I was highly impressed. The submarine Tonijn is a huge hit with...More

Thank firepol999
Reviewed 19 May 2018

Den Helder is an important Navy base for the Netherlands so we went to the Marinemuseum . The submarine " Tonijn " was very interesting to go through after that we saw the bridge of the frigat "De Ruijter " ens than there are a...More

Thank Anthony F
Reviewed 6 May 2018 via mobile

Interesting museum. Especially the submarine is great to visit. Old sailers telling stories. Do not forget to visit the second building with old navy guns and a small pirate ship they captured in africa.

Thank Maarten B
Reviewed 31 March 2018 via mobile

We had a very nice visit. This museum is super interesting and very nice choice for families with kids! Lots of activities and nice location! Must see

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