The exhibitions of the National Maritime Museum are diverse and for all ages. Interactive exhibitions for children, historical facts for the maritime lover, art objects for the lover of culture and wonderful stories about maritime history for young and old. Let the wind take you along and discover all exhibitions in the Northern, Eastern and Western wings. A free audio tour is always available for visitors who want to have more information with the exhibitions.
scramble for the arctic
The Arctic Scramble exhibition illustrates the historic Dutch presence in the Arctic region through themes such as the mythical pole, the first attempts to find a northern passage, whaling, winter stays as epic tales of national pride, competition and science, and the rise of tourism in the region.
Rising Tide serves as a wake-up call that shows that climate change is an unstoppable force that can only be slowed down.
republic at sea
Republic at Sea tells the remarkable story of the Netherlands as a a maritime nation in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries.