Maritime Museum Rotterdam Tours
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The Maritime Museum Rotterdam is one of the world’s oldest and largest museums dedicated to naval history and displays more than three quarters of a million objects from the 15th century to modern times, including photos, models, blueprints, videos and actual ship objects and uniforms.
One of the core displays is the collection of ship models, which formed the core of the museum when it was founded by Prince Henry of the Netherlands in 1874. In addition, the site also contains some actual ships; its open-air Harbour Museum of Rotterdam features historic ships, as well as relics from the old port Leuvehaven, such as cranes, a lighthouse, a tugboat, a locomotor, and a steam-powered grain elevator.
Another important permanent exhibit is Mainport Live, an interactive, multimedia model of the Port of Rotterdam. Here you can not only learn about the history of the port, but also experience the world’s largest and port in miniature. A display of video, lights, sounds and actions brings the bustle of the port to you, while standing in the middle of the old port of yesteryear.
For kids ages 4 through 10, the Professor Splash playground is a fun educational experience. Children can carry out a series of port-related actions that help Professor Splash and his friends prepare for their adventures, while learning about the museum’s collection in the process.
The Maritime Museum Rotterdam is open Tuesday through Friday from 10am to 5pm, and Saturday to Sunday from 11am to 5pm.
Address: Leuvehaven 1, Rotterdam, Netherlands
Hours: Tue-Fri 10am-5pm, Sat & Sun 11am-5pm
Admission: Adults € 8.50, Children Age 4-15 € 4.50, Children 4 & Under Free
4 Tours and Activities to Experience Maritime Museum Rotterdam
The Rotterdam Tourist Scavenger Hunt takes you on a self-guided walking tour, with challenges through the heart of the city. See all the sights while having fun and learning some history! You will walk from City Hall to the Cube Houses while taking a few side trips and taking on various challenges.
Taking safety measures
Face masks required for travelers in public areas
Social distancing enforced throughout experience
Price per group of 2-6 people. Within 2 hours the Qula Rotterdam City Trail will guide you along the best spots in Rotterdam, while playing fun riddles and assignments on your smartphone. Try to set a top score with family or friends and explore the city. There are no fixed starting times or reservations, you pick your own day and time. The Trail is available 24/7 and there is no time limit - you can start, pause and stop whenever it suits you! It's offered in multiple languages (Eng, Ger, Fr, Ned, Sp, It and more). The Qula City Trail is great fun and the most affordable outing for families and groups of friends. How does it work? With your booking, you will receive an e-mail with instructions on how to play the Trail on your smartphone. Android or IPhone compatible. Once at the starting point, you begin your quest through the city, it's that easy!
Planning a trip to Nederlands? Looking for Off-the-Beaten-Path Tour in Rotterdam? What about discovering famous Rotterdam Shore? Rotterdam offers you the chance to discover an interesting collection of sights: modern buildings, stunning views, parks and gardens, the quays and the docks. Wha’s included in the Rotterdam Shore Walking Tour? You will have the chance to discover the main Rotterdam’s sights while you enjoy a walk around the city center and the shore. The Market Hall, Old Port, Cubic Houses, White House, and the Erasmus Bridge are some of the included stops. Get ready to experience Nederlands from a different perspective. A local charismatic guide will reveal interesting facts about Rotterdam City.
Who doesn't want this? A tour through a beautiful city AND a photo shoot so that you will never forget this city again ?! I will show you the most beautiful places in Rotterdam up close and make sure that you can look back years later with beautiful images on your visit to this beautiful city.
Frequently Asked Questions
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What are Maritime Museum Rotterdam hours of operation?
Maritime Museum Rotterdam hours of operation: Tue-Fri 10am-5pm, Sat & Sun 11am-5pm. Buy tickets in advance on Viator. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.
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