Mataró model - Oldest shipmodel gives up secrets

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Maritiem Museum Rotterdam
Leuvehaven 1
3011 EA ROTTERDAM

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+31(0)10 413 2680

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info@maritiemmuseum.nl

www.maritiemmuseum.nl

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17 May 2009 - 31 December 2014

The Rotterdam Maritime Museum’s world famous object is the so-called Mataró Model from the 15th century. This is the oldest known West European ship model. Following extensive research to its meaning, sailing properties, materials and age it can now once again be admired in the Maritime Museum Rotterdam where its extraordinary story will be told.

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