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Nationaal Reddingmuseum Dorus Rijkers

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Lifeboat Museum

Excellent place to visit, helpful staff, multi language audio guide. Well laid out and very... read more

Reviewed 28 September 2018
Gosport, United Kingdom
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Interactive & great!

What a beautiful place this museum is. It’s an adventure to walk around and to try the interactive... read more

Reviewed 25 March 2018
Alkmaar, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 28 September 2018 via mobile

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

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 25 March 2018 via mobile

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

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank edwehnes
Reviewed 7 November 2017

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

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 24 May 2017

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.

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Olaf v
Reviewed 1 February 2017

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

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank Solodam J
Reviewed 30 January 2017

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

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank mikesk8
Reviewed 18 December 2016

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!

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank knufje
Reviewed 4 April 2016

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

Date of experience: April 2016
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Reviewed 1 April 2016 via mobile

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

Date of experience: March 2016
Thank solomon5
Reviewed 24 June 2015

Nice to have the town of Den Helder remembering these amazing,heroic man. The bells ring on a regular time frame. Nice brick work and statues on the bell tower.

Date of experience: June 2015
Thank Ton B
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