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Opening hours

The museum and shop: open daily 09:00 - 17:00
The restaurant: open daily 09:00 - 17:00
The library: open from Monday through Friday * 09:30 - 17:00

* Click here for more information about the library and it's opening times

The National Maritime Museum is always closed on:
  • King’s Day – 27th of April
  • Christmas Day – 25th of December
  • New Year’s Day – 1st of January


Children 3 and under Free
Children 4 - 17 € 8,00 Online: € 7,00
Adults 18 and up € 16,50 Online: € 15,50
Students € 8,00 Online: € 7,00
Members VNHSM & HCF Free
Museumkaart, ICOM card, I Amsterdam City Card holders, Amsterdam Pass Free
Holland Pass ticket holders, Rembrandt Society members Free

Group visit

For groups of 15 people and more we offer a group rate which is available if you make a reservation in advance through + 31 (0)20 52 32 203 or e-mail


The National Maritime Museum is accessible for people with disabilities. All exhibitions and facilities can be reached by lift. The East Indiaman Amsterdam is partiallly accessible by a special lift. Visitors who are unable to independently navigate through the museum may bring one companion with them for free.

Visitor Conditions

Read our visitor conditions here.

Empty cell phone? Charge it at the museum!

Is your mobile phone in need of electricity at the National Maritime Museum? In the north-west corner of the Open Pleyn you will find a charging column in which you can safely charge you phone for €1,-. Attention! Your debit card is also the key to open the safe with your telephone. Do not put this inside the safe!

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