Heroes in the lead during spring break! This year is the Dutch ships attacked England exactly 350 years ago. Just as the British were really scared! Why admiral Michiel de Ruyter attacked? What is the Journey to ‘Chatham’ and are you yourself a hero? Find out in this spring (February 18th – March 5). Are you coming?
IN THIS ISSUE:
Experience the Sea voyage
See you in the Golden Age
Especially for the youngest (3-6 years), there is the program “You’re a hero!” Rinus Rat and his friend watch the captain an exciting journey in which everything goes wrong. How will this make? Discover every day of spring break at 12.00 and 14.00.
Many people find a true naval hero Michiel de Ruyter. Do you think that as well? Meet with an enthusiastic guide a journey through the 17th century and by the life of Michiel de Ruyter. Or is he a hero, then you decide yourself! Daily at 13:00 and 13:15 hours in the spring (from February 18 t / m March 5).
Go on a virtual adventure with the Sea voyage as the sailors themselves! Experience the stories behind some objects from our collection. At the end you yourself become part of history. How? Discover it! For children over 8 years. Daily from 10.30 to 16.15.
The exhibition “See you in the Golden Age ‘you can hear unique stories of extraordinary people from the 17th century. At that time, the Netherlands was a republic and one of the richest countries in the world. This period is called the Golden Age. Suitable for families with children from 10 years.
All aboard the East Indiaman ‘Amsterdam’! Shoot a cannon off, lifting the load, crawl through the hold or head behind the huge steering wheel like a real sailor. Come not try and feel what it used to be! The VOC ship daily visit and additional fun for families.