In 2016 The Netherlands will be President of the Council of Ministers of the European Union (EU) for the 12th time. The National Maritime Museum will form the main setting for these meetings.

Museum is host location for the European Council of Ministers in 2016

The National Maritime Museum is proud to form the main setting from January 2016 for the informal ministerial councils. 

This has consequences for our visitors. During the abovementioned meetings the museum will only be accessible for Ministers and their staff

Limited access to the museum

During one more period in 2016 the museum will only be accessible for Ministers and their Staff:

  • Sunday 29 May through Friday 3 June 2016

Alternative programme for our visitors

Customer focus is central. Therefore we would like to welcome you to The National Maritime Museum XXS opposite the building where a museum guide will tell an interesting story about the Golden Age in relation to Amsterdam and the EU. Experience the atmosphere from that era while enjoying a cup of coffee that we gladly offer to you. 

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