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Fries Scheepvaart Museum

Kleinzand 16, 8601 BH Sneek, The Netherlands
+31 515 414 057
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Larger and more eclectic than expected

What do you expect from a shipping / marine museum? We loved the eclectic combination of art work... read more

Reviewed 15 April 2018
WorldTravelOne
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Breukelen Ut
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Excellent historical museum.

If you are interested in the history of Friesland and Sneek, this museum will be of interest to... read more

Reviewed 29 November 2017
wendell01
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Seaview, Washington
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Kleinzand 16, 8601 BH Sneek, The Netherlands
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Reviewed 15 April 2018 via mobile

What do you expect from a shipping / marine museum? We loved the eclectic combination of art work, shipping gear, historic rooms, silver wear, stories and much more.

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Reviewed 29 November 2017 via mobile

If you are interested in the history of Friesland and Sneek, this museum will be of interest to you. Easy access and helpful attendants. English translation information.

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Reviewed 25 June 2017 via mobile

Excellent museum about Sneek and its history and relationship to water. Wonderful exhibits including the reconstruction of an ancient boat cabin. You can also learn the story of C&A as they are originally from Sneek. Kids will also find it fun to walk through this...More

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Reviewed 12 May 2017

This museum gives you the history of Sneek...the slogan of this city is "Live Free or Die". A don't miss attraction.

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Reviewed 15 April 2017 via mobile

it is ok to visit this museum, but you expect more. It is not free and you have to pay an entrance fee of 7.50 euros, which i do not understand if you want to promote your city as a government or tourist organisation. Some...More

Thank lentravel
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Reviewed 11 April 2017

This is where you have to go if you love boats. The models are glorious. So much work went into them. The 'Zwaards' are just beautiful. Artificial keels to stabilise a flat bottom boat. They give the boat wings. Sorry but I live on a...More

Thank Patratzel
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Reviewed 9 February 2017

Just I was becoming bored by row after row of ship models in glass cases, in the upstairs section (don't worry, there's an elevator), dedicated to ice skating the museum came to life. I won't say that the ships and shipping section of the museum...More

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Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

The museum brings the story of Sneek's history and marine agriculture. A very nice experience, and for boat / ship model fans a must visit recommend

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Reviewed 21 August 2016

we stopped by here instead of walking around the town due to the rain,,, we were not disappointed, staff were friendly, spoke english and gave us good directions . We spent a couple of hours looking round . Displays were different from other museum with...More

Thank Sandy B
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Reviewed 4 August 2016

The museum is within easy walking distance of the train station and the scenic Waterpoort and the entry free of 6 euros was not exorbitant. We spent several hours taking in the exhibits, we didn't rush, it was very well done - we definitely came...More

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