Halve Maen

Activities in Hoorn – Halve Maen

Halve Maen - 17th century Dutch East India Company (VOC) ship!

Visit a replicate of the ‘Halve Maen’, a ship built in 1609, owned and operated by the Dutch East India Company. In Hoorn, you can visit the replica of the ‘Halve Maen’ and get a true understanding of how hard 17th century ship life must have been.

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Halve Maen – 17th century VOC ship replica

The ‘Halve Maen’ was a ship built in 1609, owned and operated by the Dutch East India Company, which sailed to what is nowadays known as New York. The ship’s Captain was Henry Hudson, also known for lending his name to the ‘Hudson River’. In Hoorn, you can visit the replica of the ‘Halve Maen’ and get a true understanding of how hard 17th century ship life must have been.

Closed since March 2020

Opening hours:

As of March 2020, the Halve Maen is not based in Hoorn anymore. 

Address details:

Schuitjeskade 22
1621 DE Hoorn
Netherlands

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More information about the Halve Maen

It’s the very last year, you can visit the Halve Maen in Hoorn! This impressive ship, is a replica of a 17th century Dutch East India Company ship, that sailed to what is now known as New York. The guides will walk you through the full history, including the battles and life on this ship.