In the Maritime Museum Rotterdam, you can discover the enormous effect that the maritime world has on our daily lives. Travel through the maritime past and present in modern exhibitions for adventurers large and small. Listen to stories, admire prize exhibits from our leading collection or join in some of the numerous activities. The museum is located in one of the oldest and largest museum harbours of the Netherlands, where you can visit historic ships and cranes, and experience how the world’s leading port of Rotterdam began at this location.In the exhibition 'Offshore Experience'(8+) you will go on a challenging search for energy from oil, gas and wind. The exhibition ‘Masterpieces’ we are showcasing twenty-five unique objects from our centuries-old collection. In the exhibit 'Professor Splash', children can join in the wonderful port world of Professor Splash. Step on board one of our historic vessels and cranes in the museumharbour. They are still in working order.
The Maritime Museum is located in the middle of Rotterdam, where the port once started. The museum is easily accessible by public transport and there are parking garages in the vicinity. Arriving at the museum you can visit all exhibitions and the historic ships and cranes in the Maritime Museum Harbor. There is also a Maritime Museum Appt hat guides you during your visit to the museum and gives extra information and a better experience, with films, animations and digital souvenirs. There are two tours, a guided tour round the museum harbour, and an audio tour in which our staff tell you about their favourite things. You can download the app free of charge in the App Store (iPhone) or Google Play Store(Android). • exhibitions for all ages • museumharbour with historical ships and cranes • a special exhibition foor the smaal children 4-10 years of age • restaurant • giftshop • in the vacations often special events