Fort Nieuw Amsterdam, Nieuw Amsterdam

#2 of 9 in Museums in Suriname
Step back into the 18th century at Fort Nieuw Amsterdam, a fort turned museum which calls the confluence of the rivers Suriname and Commewinje home. The museum grounds feature buildings and items dating back to the 1700s. Highlights include several historical monuments and two gunpowder houses. Add Fort Nieuw Amsterdam and other attractions to your Commewijne District trip itinerary using our Commewijne District road trip app .
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  • The Zhostatochno large area of the old fort's Teotorium is now in a terrible state. Everything is very neglected-I was very surprised by this circumstance. In Parammarbo there is practically nothing to look at, one of the few sights and that is not supported by state funding...
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  • The Fort wasn’t officially open when we visited, but we sneaked in a side gate. Plenty of information in Dutch and English about the historical buildings. Very poignant display in one house of the hor...  more »
  • Would have been better in the British Empire
  • Lovely strolls in the afternoon on this historic site in Suriname
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