In the summer months we organize unique tours with our museum ships of 1.5 hours through the port of Rotterdam. Experience the Erasmus Bridge, ss Rotterdam and the Rotterdam skyline from the water and discover the city in a unique way. The crew is happy to tell you about the ship, the history, the technology and the future of these sailing monuments.

Sail along!

Duration of the cruise: Sailing time is approximately 1.5 hours, depending on weather and tide. Ordered tickets can be collected at the cash register in the main building no later than 15 minutes before departure.

Who it is for:Children only accompanied by an adult, life jackets for children are available and mandatory. Unfortunately, these ships are not wheelchair accessible.

Cost of a cruise ( excl. museum visit): adults € 15,00 and children from 4 till 15 years of age € 12.50, children from 0 to 3 years € 4.00. Discount cards like : Museum card, Rotterdam card and VriendenLoterij VIP card are not valid for the cruises.

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Our museum will go 'on tour' on a number of Sundays as part of the change of 150 years of Nieuwe Waterweg. These are special, foreign sailing trips with a lunch / snack package on board. These cruises go to Maassluis, the first and largest city (from Rotterdam) along the Nieuwe Waterweg.
This tour together in Maassluis where you can return on your own with the metro of the train.
Costs (incl. lunch/snack package): €25 p.p. | 4 to 17 years: €17.50.
Return journey on your own by train from metro is not included in the price.

Slightly firm sea legs?

These cruises are a truly unique maritime experience on a historic ship with a story. These former work ships are not covered, have no plush deck chairs or a restaurant on board. They do have an engine room, some have a steam boiler, a unique history and an enthusiastic and experienced skipper. In the event of a heavy storm or very heavy rain, we will not sail and we will inform you in time. Therefore, always enter your e-mail address and telephone number when ordering your canal cruise ticket.