The Scheelvaart is a museum charting 500 years of Dutch maritime history.
An audio guide is included in the entrance fee for the museum. The audio guide is available in 11 languages.
The museum has a number of boats in its collection moored along the quay outside the NEMO Science Centre building. These boats may be viewed from the quay at no cost.
The East Indiaman moored outside the museum building is only accessible from the museum.