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Hoofdgracht 3, 1781 AA Den Helder, The Netherlands
+31 223 657 534
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Very interesting for all

A lot of work went into this museum which is composed of a building with nice exhibits, a... read more

Reviewed 11 May 2017
Montreal, Canada
via mobile

Very nice museum. The history of Dutch Navy seen from a technical point of view. A lot of... read more

Reviewed 28 April 2017
Rotterdam, The Netherlands
via mobile
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11 May 2017
“Very interesting for all”
28 Apr 2017
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Hoofdgracht 3, 1781 AA Den Helder, The Netherlands
+31 223 657 534
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Reviewed 11 May 2017 via mobile

A lot of work went into this museum which is composed of a building with nice exhibits, a submarine, an old wooden ship and 2 more modern ones. Also a command deck. A fitting tribute to the Dutch marine tradition. Fun for the kids too....More

Thank jpmedic
Reviewed 28 April 2017 via mobile

Very nice museum. The history of Dutch Navy seen from a technical point of view. A lot of interactivity for children. Great the visit inside the submarine.

Thank GiuseppeMoscarda
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

We took the ferry from Texel to Den Helder on a Sunday. There were no buses so we walked. We came across the big submarine outside and decided to go check it out! It was definitely worthwhile. Lots to see. Multiple exhibition rooms and interesting...More

Thank EnyaSeguin
Reviewed 31 January 2017

This museum is not only inside but also outside. First you'll get a video introduction about the history of the Dutch marine from time to time and then you're ready to see the big collection of this museum. The most interesting is the submarine as...More

Thank Solodam J
Reviewed 11 January 2017 via mobile

Very beautiful and cute museum. You can spend there 3 hours enjoying through navies, submarines and others. Assets are well maintained.

Thank Alessandro G
Reviewed 12 November 2016

Den Helder is 1 hour and 15 minutes from Amsterdam by train. The trains during the day goes there every 30 minutes. The museum includes 2 ships one submarinne and exhibition about docks history in Den Helder and Dutch navy.

Thank Ondra_PH
Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Some old paintings of old ships in the beginning of this museum. If your not Dutch many of the famous captains will most probably elude you! Yet, it is an interesting time full of pirates, princess and sword fighting. However, the submarine is without a...More

Thank 85dylanl
Reviewed 2 September 2016 via mobile

Last time I visited this museum must be 20 years ago, I expected something a bit larger and more modern. It turned out to be a fantastic, very modern combination of different buildings and ships. You can easily spend most of the day there, also...More

Thank acdourlein
Reviewed 27 August 2016

We love finding these treasures! This museum is so well done, you won't want to miss any of it. I wasn't sure I could get my husband off the interactive features. They were so real.

Thank lkbauer
Reviewed 1 April 2016 via mobile

My husband loves all things maritime but this was a confusing place. We entered into what we thought was the main exhibition area. They seemed to have a lot of the same thing in each area. Information in English was limited. Only after exiting the...More

3  Thank solomon5
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