Mataró model - Oldest shipmodel gives up secrets
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17 May 2009 - 31 December 2015
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.
Maritiem Museum Rotterdam
The Rotterdam Maritime Museum is among the best maritime museums in the world, presenting a wide range of exhibits and events for young and old. There is also the Professor Plons interactive exhibit for children.