A new tradition: The Sea Port Days Amsterdam!

Published on Wednesday, June 15News

The Sea Port Days Amsterdam is a new, annual event. The entrepreneurs in the famous ports and harbours in the Noordzeekanaal area open their doors to the public. From Amsterdam to IJmuiden you can visit companies and museums and attend tours and workshops.

On 25 and 26 of June, Museum ‘t Kromhout, located in The Plantage neighbourhood at the Hoogte Kadijk, invites you to take a look in this unique museum. All of the historical engines in de big machine hall will be at work. Volunteers give demonstrations and information about the machines and their history. Only this weekend the museum gives a 50% discount on the entrance fee!

With authentic boat to Museum ‘t Kromhout

Saturday and Sunday from 11.00 am until 16.00 pm, you can take de boat from The National Maritime Museum to Museum ‘t Kromhout. No costs, no reservations possible, based on availability.

Stadsherstel, an organisation which saves monuments and heritage, developed especially for the Sea Port Days Amsterdam a free city tour about the maritime history of Amsterdam. This tour will lead you also to Museum ’t Kromhout.

Museum ’t Kromhout is located in an area where once a lot of small shipyards were nested: the cradle of the nautical history. The Museum was founded 150 years ago during the Dutch Industrial Revolution, and is the only remaining proof of the economic successes the shipbuilding industry brought to Amsterdam, far into the 20th century.