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on the ss Rotterdam

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Tours on the ss Rotterdam

Discover the rich history, facts and exceptional stories from more than sixty years of the famous history of the ship with one of our tours.  With the attractive combination tickets you can also book a guided tour in combination with an attraction visit in Rotterdam. Read more about our tours on this page!

Educational and fun!

Daily tours

There are several tours on board the ss Rotterdam. You can choose from a tour that shows you the beautiful, authentic halls, decks, bow and wheelhouse or you can do a tour of the engine room. Of course, you can also combine these. Below you will find more information about the tours. See also our monthly guided tours or the possibilities for group tours.

Group tour

Guided tour

If you prefer a group (no more than 20 participants) tour, we kindly recommend booking your own guide who will be delighted to show you around and tell you every interesting detail and charming anecdote about the ship. For a group visit you may book your guide in different languages.

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Kids Tour

The Sea Breeze Deluxe Tour is just perfect for our youngest visitors. You will receive The Small Captain’s Passport with lots of questions and fun tasks. And while you are at it, you can learn the Morse code or play an exciting game of shuffle board. During the tour you can answer and write them down in The Small Captain’s Passport. When you have filled in all the questions you receive your very own captain’s diploma.

For the art or tech lovers!

Monthly tours

The ship has a very long and rich history, this also goes for the art and technique on the ship. You will get an impressive tour from a dedicated expert (Dutch speaking). Prior to the tour you will be welcomed with coffee and a treat. These extensive tours are organized every month. Making a reservation is necessary.

Art Tour

Beautiful tapestries, images,  statues, artistic glass walls. If you are interested in discovering the masterpieces onboard ss Rotterdam, every last Sunday of the month two experts will be delighted to take you on a journey and tell you all the interesting details. Who were the artists and architects, which materials did they use and what in fact do these masterpieces represent? Some works of art served a particular purpose, like the signpost for instance.

The Art Tour is only in Dutch
– Every last Sunday of the month from 10:30 AM till 2 PM
– Duration: ± 2,5 hours
– Price: €20,75
– Including presentation, guided tour with coffee/tea and a pastry
– Tour continues when there are at least 10 entries

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Technique Tour

Visit the main engine room and discover all seven different spaces under the water line. During this Technique Tour an old construction engineer will tell you everything about the steam turbines, evaporators, boilers, turbines and generators. Despite the screeching and whistling sounds, each part served its purpose.

The Technique Tour is only in Dutch
Every first Sunday of the month from 10:30 AM till 2 PM
– Duration: ± 2,5 hours
– Price: €20,75
– Including presentation, guided tour with coffee/tea and a pastry
– Tour continues when there are at least 10 entries

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Combination tickets

Spend a delightful day in the city of Rotterdam. For the ultimate Rotterdam experience you can explore the ship with the Sea Breeze Deluxe Tour and buy your combination ticket for another interesting place you would also like to visit in Rotterdam. Various combinations are available.



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