Temporary closure of the East Indiaman
In de nacht van 11 op 12 maart gaat het VOC-schip op een nachtelijk avontuur. De boegspriet van het schip heeft onderhoud nodig, dus wordt de replica dan naar Damen Shiprepair Oranjewerf gesleept. Bezoekers van Het Scheepvaartmuseum zullen het schip daarom helaas van 11 tot 25 maart even moeten missen
New ticket prices
Starting January 1, 2024, admission to The Maritime Museum is free for all children aged 12 and under. The museum aims to encourage young visitors and their companions to visit more easily and frequently
the national maritime museum wins VriendenLoterij Museum Prize
With unprecedented pride, The National Maritime Museum in Amsterdam / Het Scheepvaartmuseum may now call itself the winner of the 2022 VriendenLoterij Museum Prize with the theme 'Best Neighbour'. What an honour and what a wonderful recognition for the museum.
New photography exhibition Humans at Sea
From 7 October 2022 until 2 July 2023, the National Maritime Museum and Dutch National Portrait Gallery present Humans at Sea, a photography exhibition about the broad, divergent maritime world in which amazing, stimulating and moving portraits and stories show how a life at sea can change people.
In Jakarta: exhibition I love Banda in Erasmus Huis
On 23 March, Erasmus Huis in Jakarta will open the exhibition I love Banda in collaboration with photographer Isabelle Boon and the National Maritime Museum. The exhibition was shown at the National Maritime Museum in 2021 and now has its premiere in Indonesia. The exhibition is on display at Erasmus Huis until 17 June, 2022.
The National Maritime Museum opens its doors on 1 June
On 6 May, Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte announced that museums can reopen on 1 June 2020. The National Maritime Museum is very pleased with this good news and will open its doors to the public on 1 June.
The National Maritime Museum is temporarily closed
Due to the updated regulations from the Dutch authorities (March 20th, 2020) in response to the current corona-crisis, we regret to inform you that The National Maritime Museum has decided to close until further notice.
the imaginary world of the Sea of Tranquillity by Hans Op de Beeck
The exhibition Sea of Tranquillity by the internationally renowned Belgian artist Hans Op de Beeck opens at Het Scheepvaartmuseum in Amsterdam on 8 September 2018. It portrays a mysterious and decadent imaginary cruise ship, dreamed up by the artist.
multifaceted exhibition on the passenger ship Oranje
On 8 September 2018, Het Scheepvaartmuseum has opened the doors to its new exhibition ms Oranje | changing course, putting the spotlight on the passenger ship Oranje. Today, eighty years after it was launched on 8 September 1938, this iconic ship with its eventful history still inspires awe.