500 years of Curaçao's maritime history

The Curaçao Maritime Museum takes you on a journey of discovery of more than 500 years of Curaçao's maritime history.

Discover the fascinating history of Curaçao's maritime heritage at our museum. With its combination of authentic nautical charts, ship models, navigation equipment, and audio-visual technology, this is an experience that simply cannot be missed.

In addition to the exhibit, our museum also offers a guided tour, as well as the opportunity to take a harbor tour on an original harbor ferry. This is a fun and educational outing for the whole family, where you'll be able to view Willemstad, its bustling harbor, and the many companies that call it home from the water. Come see for yourself and immerse yourself in Curaçao's rich maritime history.


Opening Hours

Open on Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday from 10:30 AM till 3:30 PM.

We are also open on the other day's when a cruise ship is in port from 10:30 AM till 3:30 PM.

Admision fee 2023

Adult (18+): NAf. 17.50 / US$ 10.00
Child 6-17 years old: NAf. 12.50 / US$ 7.00
Child less than 6 years old: Free
Curaçao residents with sedula and "Kortingskaart" holders pay the US$ price in NAf. Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult.

Famous harbor tour

Every Tuesday from 1:30 - 2:30 PM we offer the famous harbor tour, an exiting trip not to be missed. On one of the authentic habor ferries you get to experience Willemstad from the water. One of our tour guides will tell you all about the history of the Saint Anna Bay, the floating bridge, the "Handelskade", the harbor and more. Ticket fee is NAf. 35,- for adults and 27,- for kids 3 till 12 year.
Reserve your spot at (+599 9) 465-2327 or [email protected]

situated in the heart of the world-renowned Scharloo neighborhood of Willemstad, a UNESCO World Heritage site, the Curaçao Maritime Museum is just steps away from the floating Queen Emma bridge and cruise terminals.

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