The National Maritime Museum closed its doors, but that doesn’t mean the museum and the collection are inaccessible. We are going full steam ahead, and bring you videos, fun children’s activities and much more online.
listen to our audioguide
Discover the stories behind the finest objects in our collection with our audioguide. It introduces you to several exhibitions and it will take you to the jetty with the Royal Barge, the Christiaan Brunings and the VOC ship Amsterdam.
dare to discover | a VR journey
Travelling through time? It is possible with the spectacular Virtual Reality experience 'Dare to Discover - a VR journey'.
scramble for the Arctic & rising tide
Learn all about the global impact of melting ice and rising sea levels. Watch video lectures, listen to the podcast 'IJscast', or read the in-depth articles on the website.
on board with the kids
On this page, you'll find the best activities for a break with the children. Learn how to make boating knots, or make a maritime craft.
the main gallery - republic at sea
Want to know how the Netherlands became a maritime nation? Visit the main gallery online. Watch videos and learn more about the masterpieces of the exhibition Republic at Sea.
visit us with Google Street View
Still want to walk around the National Maritime Museum? You can do that via Google Street View. Take a look at the VOC ship, the exhibition, the navigation instruments, or the story of the whale.