Maritime Museum Rotterdam

Maritime Museum Rotterdam
Maritime Museum Rotterdam
Maritime Museum Rotterdam
Maritime Museum with HNLMS Buffel to the right
Established 1873
Location Rotterdam

The Maritime Museum Rotterdam is a maritime museum in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. Dedicated to naval history, it was founded in 1873 by Prince Henry of the Netherlands. One of the major attractions is the 19th-century ironclad ram ship HNLMS Buffel, which is moored outside of the museum.

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Coordinates: 51°55′03″N 4°28′56″E / 51.9175°N 4.4821°E / 51.9175; 4.4821

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