The collection of The National Maritime Museum is one of the largest and most notable maritime collections in the world with approximately 400,000 objects, including paintings, models of ships, navigation instruments, and maps of the world. Discover 500 years of Dutch Maritime history as well as its strong links to today’s society and the society of the future as soon as we are open again.
highlights of the national maritime museum
I love Banda - Isabelle Boon
The Banda islands are inextricably linked to the maritime history of the Netherlands. Starting from the question of how the turbulent past influences the present and future, Isabelle Boon photographed the youth of the islands.
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.
The National Maritime Museum follows the Dutch guidelines from the National Institute for Public Health and the Environment (RIVM) and the protocol from the Museumvereniging and 'Veilig Samen Uit'.