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Curacao Maritime Museum

N. van den Brandhofstraat 1, Willemstad, Curacao
+599 9 465 2327
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Wonderful afternoon for the family at the Museum. Took in the model of the refinery, and the five... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Fancyfreebob
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Wayne, Pennsylvania
Worth a visit!

This museum offers a good overview of Curacao's rich history, with the logical focus on its maritme... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
19sj_js89
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The Curacao Maritime Museum takes its visitors on a discovery tour of more then 500 years maritime history of Curacao. The story-line is illustrated through a permanent exhibition consisting of displays with authentic nautical charts, ship models and navigation equipment combined with audiovisual techniques...an attraction not to be missed. As well as the exhibition, the museum also offers a number of interesting tours. Besides a tour of the museum, a demonstration of the mini refinery, which is set up in a separate exhibition hall of the museum, can also be attended. In addition, a tour through the harbour can be made.
  • Excellent33%
  • Very good47%
  • Average18%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“worth a visit” (11 reviews)
“harbor tour” (4 reviews)
“minute video” (4 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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N. van den Brandhofstraat 1, Willemstad, Curacao
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Wonderful afternoon for the family at the Museum. Took in the model of the refinery, and the five year old loved all the machinery, as did all of us older folk. Then the ferry boat ride around the massive harbor. Just a delight. The Museum...More

1  Thank Fancyfreebob
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This museum offers a good overview of Curacao's rich history, with the logical focus on its maritme history. The exhibits are well presented and the informations are in English and Dutch. At the top floor there is an extra exhibition featuring the Royal Dutch Navy...More

Thank 19sj_js89
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you are interested In maritime history this is a must see!! Lots of history and really informative... so many artifacts and replicas...

Thank Ariella A
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The museum displays are detailed with an excellent description to narrate the entire maritime history of Curacao. The exhibit places into context the importance of Curacao throughout history and is well worth a visit for families.

1  Thank flemish01
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

We wandered around the museum for about an hour. It’s relatively small but has some interesting exhibits and the video was actually very good. It costs c6.50 US$ per person.

Thank TheBurgers
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

We like maritime related events and history, so we generally like this museum. There are three stories in this museum, with a general history of the Curacao maritime arena on the first floor, a more specific history of the Alphena event and the Curacao Coast...More

Thank keepgoingandgoing
Lennert A, Social Media Manager at Curacao Maritime Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 17 October 2017

Thank you for your 4-star rating and your valuable review. We hope to see you again next time.

Reviewed 4 October 2017

This is an excellent museum - Kòrsou has a long history and this will help you understand some of it. I particularly liked the room with the photo albums of all the small cruise ships that used to come to Kòrsou - pre WWII.

Thank old_javacoder
Lennert A, Owner at Curacao Maritime Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 5 October 2017

Thank you for your 4-star rating. We hope to see you again next time.

Reviewed 9 September 2017

We didn't stay very long, but it was still interesting to see some of the ships etc. We took a lot of photos as well. I'm not that into maritime, we just visited because we decided to do a museum hop to all the recommended...More

Thank OriginalMissTee
Reviewed 29 August 2017

My husband is in the maritime business so he decided to do all 3 tours and really enjoyed it especially the harbor tour.

Thank UKVISIT
Reviewed 20 August 2017

Enjoy the history of Curacao through the maritime lens, a museum worth seeing in combination with the Curacao Museum and the Synagogue.

Thank avdw
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