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Anyone interested in ancient shipping, the behaviour of the Friezians in the past and the local... read more

Reviewed 18 October 2018
John S
Wesel, Germany
A gem of a museum

A wonderful maritime museum. Really worth visiting. A must for any one who is interested in the... read more

Reviewed 12 October 2018
North Yorkshire
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Kleinzand 16, 8601 BH Sneek, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 18 October 2018

Anyone interested in ancient shipping, the behaviour of the Friezians in the past and the local cultur there must visit this museum, and reserve enough time

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank John S
Reviewed 12 October 2018 via mobile

A wonderful maritime museum. Really worth visiting. A must for any one who is interested in the ships of the area.

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank V75
Reviewed 29 August 2018

The Fries Scheepvaart Museum has more to offer than only shipping, boat or ship and their accessory. There is also silver collection, ice skating shoes and other. It is quite big museum and surely worth visit.

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

What do you expect from a shipping / marine museum? We loved the eclectic combination of art work, shipping gear, historic rooms, silver wear, stories and much more.

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank WorldTravelOne
Reviewed 29 November 2017 via mobile

If you are interested in the history of Friesland and Sneek, this museum will be of interest to you. Easy access and helpful attendants. English translation information.

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank wendell01
Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

Excellent museum about Sneek and its history and relationship to water. Wonderful exhibits including the reconstruction of an ancient boat cabin. You can also learn the story of C&A as they are originally from Sneek. Kids will also find it fun to walk through this...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed 12 May 2017

This museum gives you the history of Sneek...the slogan of this city is "Live Free or Die". A don't miss attraction.

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank wendell01
Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

it is ok to visit this museum, but you expect more. It is not free and you have to pay an entrance fee of 7.50 euros, which i do not understand if you want to promote your city as a government or tourist organisation. Some...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank lentravel
Reviewed 11 April 2017

This is where you have to go if you love boats. The models are glorious. So much work went into them. The 'Zwaards' are just beautiful. Artificial keels to stabilise a flat bottom boat. They give the boat wings. Sorry but I live on a...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Patratzel
Reviewed 9 February 2017

Just I was becoming bored by row after row of ship models in glass cases, in the upstairs section (don't worry, there's an elevator), dedicated to ice skating the museum came to life. I won't say that the ships and shipping section of the museum...More

Date of experience: February 2017
2  Thank Hendrik_NL
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