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Explore Amsterdam’s maritime history on your next visit. Experience the wonderous Zeeuws Maritiem muZEEum

Amsterdam has always been regarded as one of the most colourful destinations in the world – both historically and culturally – that everyone should experience at least once in their lives. What many people don’t know about Amsterdam and the Netherlands is that it has one of the most vivid and interesting maritime histories in the world, beckoning visitors with an undeniable whiff of seafaring nostalgia. If you are captivated by the very thought of legendary naval heroes and epic, creaking vessels, you certainly won’t want to miss out on the opportunity to experience the Zeeuws Maritiem muZEEum on you next visit to Amsterdam and be transported through history.

Entertainment for the entire family

Zeeuws maritiem muZEEum

The Maritiem muZEEum is a renowned maritime museum situated in the centre of Vlissingen, a southwestern city in the Zeeland province of the Netherlands. The museum is home to an impressive variety of permanent collections, including priceless archaeological treasures of the ships from the VOC-era made popular by Pirates of the Caribbean, historical paintings and the famous Zeeland Collection, which showcases how the Dutch culture was steadily moulded by the sea.

Apart from offering a poignant cultural and historical experience, this Maritiem muZEEum also offers many child-friendly activities that are sure to have even the smallest member of the family on a seafaring high. Children can look forward to interactive games and treasure hunts.

Click here for more information on the museum.

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Amsterdam Hostel Sarphati is conveniently situated in Amsterdam’s central ring. This friendly B&B offers you affordable and comfortable lodging in close proximity to all the fabulous attractions and sights the so-called ‘Venice of the North’ has to offer. Click here for more information and to book your stay.



Amsterdam Hostel Sarphati
Sarphatipark 58
1073 CZ Amsterdam E:
T: 0031 (0) 20 4702 035
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