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Excellent place to visit, helpful staff, multi language audio guide. Well laid out and very interesting, only surprising things was that it was so quiet. Much better displays than The RNLI museum in Falmouth, UK
What a beautiful place this museum is. It’s an adventure to walk around and to try the interactive possibilities that are there. Before we knew it we were there two hours and amazed about how fun, interesting and impressive the exhibition is. The trip starts...More
We visited the museum with our two grandsons. There was a lot of things for them to do.Making a virtual tour behind the wheel of a rescue boat , experience a hurricane in a windtunnel, navigate a rescueboat on a computerscreen. But for myself the...More
Very interesting Museum. There is a lot to do for the kids. They won't get bored.
You can sail in the harboour of Den Helder with an old Rescueboat.
Check the website for departure times before you plan your trip.
Never heard about this museum before. I was glad to visit this museum as you can learn all about rescuing people from boat or shipwreck. The collection are the boats they used from the first periode till the new, modern one, small or big ones....More
Very interesting and modern museum focusing on sea rescue operations including actual vehicles (boats, trucks and tractors), movies and photos, covering last 100 years of rescue operations.
+ very interesting topic and things to see, e.g. real rescue boat or old rescue tracks, equipment...More
Wonderful museum that gives the visitor insight in the history of life saving at sea. You can see and touch the life saving equipment and realize how much has changed over the years. Great for adults and children!
Rescue operations are important and they invoke images of heroism. That deserves a museum. On the ground floor one finds many boats used for rescue operations. In the floors above it one finds items related to navigation, vital communication equipment, and some items belonging to...More
This museum is very hard to find. It is in the naval yard on the opposite end from the Maritime Museum but the signage is terrible. It is a beautiful and well organized museum with wonderful docents who are very helpful. There is a free...More