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Nederlands Vesting Museum

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Interesting History

It was very quite when we visited in May. Well worth a visit to learn more about the history and... read more

Reviewed 6 August 2018
Hester S
Nieu-Bethesda, South Africa
Learn about Dutch water defenses through the centuries

Nice to be back. They moved the entrance ! Especially liked the 2 movies playing in the ammo room... read more

Reviewed 9 July 2018
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Reviewed 7 November 2018

The museum tells the history of Naarden and also tells a lot about fortress buildings. See how the soldiers lived, worked and slept under the fortification walls of the city. And there's a lot more.... From here you can make a boat trip around the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Andy V
Reviewed 6 August 2018

It was very quite when we visited in May. Well worth a visit to learn more about the history and specially the plans that were made to protect themselves. Very good engineering !

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Hester S
Reviewed 9 July 2018

Nice to be back. They moved the entrance ! Especially liked the 2 movies playing in the ammo room; very nice to learn about the Dutch water defenses throughout the centuries. Good for 1~2 hours.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank rudolfb129
Reviewed 5 July 2018

If you're in Naarden, this will introduce you to the history of the design of the area. We enjoyed the informative tour of the sights which we were able to do at our own pace.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Eric G
Reviewed 4 July 2018 via mobile

The museum is located in one of the walls of the vesting near the bridge next to the moat. It is relatively small but but has interesting layouts, maps and literature of the town and period. One can take a walk over the bridge to...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Aeraille
Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

This is a visit to one of the points of this fortified town. Very good view of part of the town and also the surrounding countryside. It would be better if there were more signage in English. Shows how the Dutch were prepared for protecting...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank StanR
Reviewed 18 February 2018

All kinds of displays telling the story of the various fortififications of the Netherlands built into part of the fortiffication of Naarden itself. Great fun for young and old. The program varies throug the year, so check up front what to expect.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank Andy P
Reviewed 4 February 2018

if you wanna visit this just do it. there is nothing to do for children. its a museum inside and outside, so you need nice weather. this museum is about the spanish war.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank blondie1508
Reviewed 25 January 2018

Well the fort museum is interesting place, with exhibitions explaining the whole flooding defense strategy for the Netherlands. There is just one problem - nothing is explained in English. For most of the time you have to google it when you find something interesting. Like...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Dragomir K
Reviewed 16 September 2017

Our boys loved it here - you can explore in the tunnels and experience history first hand. Lovely views from here and on the day we visited we got to see the cannons being loaded and fired. Definitely worth a visit.

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank adambird
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