Find a selection of the press releases by The National Maritime Museum below.
press release finalist top 3 museumprijs 2022
Het Scheepvaartmuseum is één van de drie finalisten voor de VriendenLoterij Museumprijs 2022 met als thema ‘Beste Buur’.
Photo exhibition Humans at Sea: this autumn at the National Maritime Museum
From 7 October 2022 to 28 May 2023, the National Maritime Museum and Dutch National Portrait Gallery present Humans at Sea: a photo exhibition about the diverse maritime world in which inspiring, poignant and unpredictable portraits and stories convey the profound impact of a life at sea.
press release the opening of the first Sea Lock in 1876
A new exhibition has opened, entitled North Sea Canal, marking the launch of the new sea lock at IJmuiden, the biggest of its kind in the world. Featured in the show are various historic items relating to the construction and festive opening of the first sea lock on 1 November 1876, when King Willem III officially opened the North Sea Canal.
Not to be missed: Willem van de Velde & Son exhibition
Coming soon: a retrospective exhibition of the maritime painters Van de Velde with important loans from the collections of international museums, as well as from two royal collections.
I love Banda | Isabelle Boon
The National Maritime Museum and documentary photographer Isabelle Boon will open the exhibition I love Banda on May 6th at 4 pm with an online program: a project about the influence of the colonial past on the Banda archipelago of today. From the perspective of six young people, a layered story unfolds about heritage, identity, community spirit and being young.
National Maritime Museum makes spectacular art acquisition in the UK
The National Maritime Museum in Amsterdam (Het Scheepvaartmuseum) has purchased two rare, royally commissioned tapestries designed by Willem van de Velde the Elder (1611-1693) in England.
Scramble for the Arctic and Rising Tide
National Maritime Museum raises a red flag: Focus on the global impact of melting ice and the rising sea levels in exhibitions Scramble for the Arctic and Rising Tide
A new look for the National Maritime Museum in Amsterdam
The National Maritime Museum in Amsterdam (Het Scheepvaartmuseum) will open two brand new semi-permanent displays of its collection on 10 May 2019: Republic at Sea and Maps & Marvels.
Multifaceted new exhibition on the iconic passenger ship Oranje
On 8 September 2018, Het Scheepvaartmuseum (The National Maritime Museum) will open 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 an eventful history still inspires awe.
Sea of Tranquillity by Belgian artist Hans Op de Beeck at Het Scheepvaartmuseum
The exhibition Sea of Tranquillity by the internationally-renowned Belgian artist Hans Op de Beeck will open at Het Scheepvaartmuseum (The National Maritime Museum) in Amsterdam on 8 September 2018.
Launch of spectacular VR Journey
Dare to Discover, the Virtual Reality journey that takes you back to the Dutch Golden Age, will be launched by Het Scheepvaartmuseum (the National Maritime Museum) on 14 December 2017.
Game changers | maritime innovations
Het Scheepvaartmuseum (The National Maritime Museum) proudly presents the exhibition 'Game Changers | Maritime Innovations', open from 6 October 2017 to 1 July 2018 inclusive.
Joan Blaeu’s unique map of the world exhibition
One of the absolute highlights of The National Maritime Museum in Amsterdam is Joan Blaeu's map of the world, dating from 1648. Its size is impressive – over 2 by 3 metres – and at the time it displayed the most up-to-date knowledge of the world we live in. The map is once again open to the public as part of the exhibition 'The world according to Joan Blaeu | Master Cartographer of the Golden Age'.
Press release 'Drive'
What do a life jacket from the Costa Concordia, a letter written by Michiel de Ruyter dating from 1657, Mesdag's masterpiece from 1898, and a globe from 1613 have in common? All these works are part of the unique collection of The National Maritime Museum. The collection history of the museum and its unique objects is central in the new exhibition 'Drive' that opens to the public on 1 October 2016.
The National Maritime Museum Tripadvisor Certificate
The National Maritime Museum in Amsterdam has received a TripAdvisor® Certificate of Excellence for the fouth year in a row. The achievement celebrates hospitality businesses that have earned great traveller reviews on TripAdvisor over the past year.
The Ultimate Sailor: under construction
Het Scheepvaartmuseum (The National Maritime Museum) will open the striking photo exhibition The Ultimate Sailor: under construction to the public on 10 June 2016. In this exhibition, photographers Koen Hauser, Jan Hoek, Marie-José Jongerius, and Aisha Zeijpveld demonstrate their vision of the sailor of today.
Unique purchase for Het Scheepvaartmuseum
The Vereeniging Nederlandsch Historisch Scheepvaart Museum (Netherlands Historical Maritime Museum Association) is celebrating its 100th anniversary with the purchase of Gezicht op het IJ met 's Lands Zeemagazijn ('view of the river IJ with 's Lands Zeemagazijn') by Reinier Nooms (1623/24-1664).
Het Scheepvaartmuseum in Pop Up Museum
Press release: Het Scheepvaartmuseum in Pop Up Museum.
Het Scheepvaartmuseum XXS
Het Scheepvaartmuseum XXS temporarily in Heijmans ONE during the European Council of Ministers in 2016.
Pauline Krikke steps down as director
In consultation with the Supervisory Board Pauline Krikke has decided to step down as the director of the museum as of 1 January 2016.
Royal Barge now on display
Royal Barge now on display