Close to the Passenger terminal you will find the Maritime museum. The Dutch are famous for their voyages and discoveries around the world especially during the 17th and 18th century. See the detailed models of the clippers of the East India Company, then the fastest ships in the world. Also find an actual clipper at the doorstep of the museum. You will find many nautical paintings, navigational equipment and examples of early atlases that tell you the story how the Dutch became one of the most powerful empires in the world.
Kattenburgerplein 1, 1018 KK Amsterdam