The Vereeniging Nederlandsch Historisch Scheepvaart Museum (Society Dutch Historical Maritime Museum, founded 1916) has one of the most important maritime collections in the world.

The collection is the backbone of the numerous exhibits and events at The National Maritime Museum. If you consider maintaining and expanding this historic collection a worthwhile endeavour, please join the society! The benefits of our membership at a glance:

  • free admission to the museum 
  • a free copy of our richly illustrated Yearbook 
  • a free copy of the society magazine Zeemagazijn 3 times a year 
  • special tours 
  • unique excursions in the Netherlands and abroad

We offer two types of membership for adults: €75 or €250 per year, both for 2 persons. The premium membership gives you all the privileges of a regular membership, plus invitations for exclusive tours by our curators. We also offer a youth membership for those aged under 30 of €30 per year. To join our society, please send your name and address to: