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This upcoming World Port Days the Maritime Museum Curaçao organizes extra museum tours and harbor tours. On the famous harbor ferry, together with a knowledgeable guide, you will sail through the port "Schottegat". Schottegat is one of the oldest natural harbors in the Caribbean and the second largest port in our kingdom.

After the tour you have the opportunity to visit the museum where you can learn more about the ins and outs of the port and the maritime history of Curaçao.

From Tuesday, August 30th until Saturday, September 3rd, the Maritime Museum Curacao offers for Curaçao residents a special World Port Days fee when visiting the museum and harbour tour.

During this week the admission to the museum is only NAf. 5.00 per person (with a valid sedula). Children between 6 and 12 years pay NAf. 2.50. Children under 6 have a free entrance as usual.

Day: Wednesday, August 31, Friday, September 2
& Saturday, September 3.
Time: 2:00 pm
Cost: Harbor combination NAf. 16.50 incl. guide (museum visit & harbor tour)
  Harbor tour only NAf. 12.50 incl. guide (Dutch spoken with English highlights)
  Museum visit only NAf. 5.00 without guide
Place: Maritime Museum Curaçao, Scharloo

 

Please note: Reservation is required via 465-2327. Please be on time because full=full. A minimum of 10 people is required.

Welcome to the CuraƧao Maritime Museum


The Curaçao Maritime Museum takes its visitors on a discovery tour of more then 500 years maritime history of Curaçao. 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.

All tours are led by a guide. Guided tours take place every Wednesday  and Saturday afternoon. Read more...

New in the Maritime Museum

In October, the maritime museum opened a new exhibition called "Defence in the Caribbean". The Governor of Curaçao and the Governor of St. Maarten were the first to see this new exhibition. This interactive and contemporary exhibition displays and explains the duties of the Dutch Defense in the Caribbean. You also get an insight into the people and the equipment that perform these tasks.

Curious? Visit the top floor of the Maritime Museum Curaçao.

Admission Fees for 2016

Museum ticket

This ticket is for admission to the permanent collections and exhibitions, excludes special exhibitions and tours. Also available is a combination of these tours. Read more...

Full rate

NAf. 10.90 / $ 6.50

Child 6-11 years old

NAf. 5.50 / $ 3.00

Child less than 6 years old 

Free

 
Harbor tour (Wed & Sat)
Full rate

NAf. 16.50 / $ 10.00

Child 6-11 years old

NAf. 8.25 / $ 5.00

Child less than 6 years old

Free

 
 
Steam for Oil including live demonstration (Wed & Sat)
Full rate

NAf. 10.90 / $ 6.50

Child 6-11 years old

NAf. 5.50 / $ 3.00

Child less than 6 years old

Free

 
Steam for oil, unguided visit (Every day)
Full rate

NAf. 3.90 / $ 2.50

Child 6-11 years old

NAf. 2.00 / $ 1.00

Child less than 6 years old

Free

 
Admission fees are including 9% sales tax.
 
For more information about our tours, go to the Tours page.

Opening hours


Opening hours of the museum are Tuesday to Saturday from 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM.

During the cruise season (November till April) the museum is possibly also open on Sunday and Monday when a cruiseship visits Curaçao, however please call to be sure.

Opening hours

Tuesday to Saturday from
9:00 AM to 4:00 PM.


During the cruise season the museum may also be opened on Sunday's and Monday's (Nov-Apr).
Call for confirmation.

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Contact Us

Tel. +599 (9) 465 2327
info@curacaomaritime.com

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