Gallery: Het Scheepvaartmuseum: Amsterdam’s Modern Maritime Museum is a...

The Netherlands is a country with a deep and vital connection to the sea, and the heart of country's maritime history can be found in the new Het Scheepvaartmuseum, housed in one of Amsterdam’s largest 17th century buildings. This Dutch naval storehouse building dating back to 1656 was renovated into modern prominence by Dok Architecten to become a maritime museum. This historic preservation project is now the site of one of the biggest collections of nautical art and artifacts that the world has ever seen.

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