Nationaal Reddingmuseum Dorus Rijkers

Do you want to rescue people at sea?

Daily from 10:00 to 17:00


Than try the interactive heroes’ game and see if you are ready to join the lifeboat crew and feel the force of a force 10 gale in the wind turbine. All things a real lifeboat crew or lifeguards can experience every day when rescuing drowning people at sea.

Interactive museum

The National Lifeboat Rescue Museum is very child-friendly. You are not allowed to touch anything in most museums, you can touch a lot in the Rescue Museum. You can climb into a lifeboat, experience rough seas on the lifeboat simulator, ring the ship's bells or make nautical knots. You can also learn how to send a message in morse code or to signal with flags when a boat crew is in need.

Children can make use of the free audiotour to go on adventure in the museum. Answers the questions of the tour and win a real lifeguard medal!

Visitor information


Included in the museum ticket.

Netherlands Museum Pass valid


Daily from 10:00 to 17:00


Nationaal Reddingmuseum Dorus Rijkers

Willemsoord 60g
1781 AS Den Helder
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022 - 36 18 320

Open today from 10:00 until 17:00

Opening hours next week
Day Opening hours
Sat - Sun 10:00 - 17:00
Mon Closed
Tue - Thu 10:00 - 17:00
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