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on the ss Rotterdam

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Tours on the ss Rotterdam

If you are curious about the magnificent ss Rotterdam, you are more than welcome to visit the Promenade Deck, the Lynbaan Shop or enjoy a lovely cup of coffee at the restaurant. We bet you will want to see more. And for that, you can book one of our guided tours. We have daily and monthly tours!

Educational and fun!

Daily tours

You can choose between a guided tour or a tour with an audiophone. Or you can choose both. Below you will find the several daily tours. The last departure time is 3:00 PM for the 2-hour tour or 4:00 PM for the 1-hour tour. You can also take a look at our monthly tours or group tours.

Sea Breeze Deluxe Tour

This tour will show you what a large cruise ship has to offer and what life was like onboard. You will visit the bow, the bridge, the pilothouse and even peek into the areas at the back. From the upper sports decks and the stern you are guaranteed a truly magnificent view. Visit the chart room, the radio room and the captain’s cabin. The authentic rooms (provided they are available) will simply take your breath away.

 

Daily between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. (last admission 4 p.m.)
Price: €€12,95 and €8,- for children (4-12 years)
Duration: ± 1 hour
Also suitable for wheelchair users

The tours are walk-in, so it is not possible to book the tour in advance.

Steam & Chrome Tour

This tour will take you to the lower decks. For forty years an ingenious system of evaporators, boilers, turbines and generators inside the engine room made sure all the steam, power and HP were available onboard at all times. Despite the screeching and whistling sounds, each part served its purpose. Today the engine rooms have technically ‘retired’, but they still make an impressive sight.

 

Daily between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. (last admission 4 p.m.)
During the weekend this tour departs every half hour
Price: €12,95 and €8,- for children (4-12 years)
Duration: ± 1 hour
 Not suitable for wheelchair users
The tour is divided by time booked in the Lynbaan Shop or at the reception. We allow 8 people per hour at the same time
A face mask remains mandatory in the engine room for the time being

The tours are walk-in, so it is not possible to book the tour in advance.

Rotterdam Complete Tour

To explore the biggest ocean steamer ever built in the Netherlands, and to find out all there is to know about the glorious cruise years of this 228 meter long legend, we recommend the Rotterdam Complete Tour that will take you on an exciting journey from the upper deck right into the ship’s belly. Look across the monumental bow, watch the heavy windlasses, climb up the towering bridge, check out the chart room, the radio room and visit the original captain’s cabin.

 

Daily between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. (last admission 3 p.m.)
Price: €16,50 and €10,- for children (4-12 years)
Duration: ± 2 hours
 Not suitable for wheelchair users
A face mask remains mandatory in the engine room for the time being

The tours are walk-in, so it is not possible to book the tour in advance.

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 and you can extend your tour with a snack or quiz.

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Kids Tour

The Sea Breeze Deluxe Tour is just perfect for our youngest visitors. They will receive The Small Captain’s Passport with lots of questions and fun tasks. And while they are at it, they can learn the Morse code or play an exciting game of shuffle board.

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. 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.

Due to the prevailing COVID-19 virus, these tours have been postponed until further notice. If the tours are available again, we will mention this on the website.

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 a.m. till 1:30 p.m.
– Duration: ± 2,5 hours
– Price: €20,75
– Including presentation, guided tour with coffee/tea and a pastry
– Tour continues when there are at least 8 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 a.m. till 1:30 p.m.
– Duration: ± 2,5 hours
– Price: €20,75
– Including presentation, guided tour with coffee/tea and a pastry
– Tour continues when there are at least 8 entries

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Combination tickets

Spend a delightful day in the city of Rotterdam. Explore the ship with the Sea Breeze Deluxe Tour and buy your combination ticket for another interesting place you would also like to see.

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