The National Maritime Museum welcomes everyone! Below you will find our opening hours, ticket prices and which measurements we have taken for a safe and relaxed day. 

The museum is open from Monday until Sunday between 10.00 - 17.00 hrs. 

Corona measurements

Wearing a face mask, keeping 1,5 meter distance and the coronavirus entry pass is no longer mandatory. 

Opening hours 

Museum | Monday - Sunday 10.00 - 17.00
Museum shop | Monday - Sunday 10:00 – 17:00
Library | Monday - Friday 10:00 – 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 – 27 April
  • Christmas Day – 25 December
  • New Year’s Day – 1 January


Please note! In the museum we only accept pin payments and credit card payments (except American Express). We do not accept cash at the entrance, restaurant and shop. Our apologies for the inconvenience. 

Children 12 years and under Free
Children 13 - 17 years € 8,50
Adults 18 years and up € 18,50
Students € 8,50
Members of Vereeniging & Het Compagnie Fonds Free
Museumcard, ICOM card, I Amsterdam City Card, Rembrandt Society members Free


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. 


Take a look at the map of the National Maritime Museum if you would like to prepare yourself, or if you want to relive your visit.

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 courtyard 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!

See in 1 minute what you can expect, do and experience at The National Maritime Museum/ Het Scheepvaartmuseum!  

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Do you have any questions, is something not clear? Then please contact us!