The objectives of the National Dutch Towage Museum

The main objective of the Foundation National Dutch Towage Museum is to maintain a museum in Maassluis, that provides historic and contemporary information about every aspect of the Dutch deepwater, coastal and inland towing activities.

This objective is met through:

· collecting and exhibiting of ship models and objects used in the towing industry

· collecting, maintaining and disclosure of documentation

· organizing lectures and dia and film presentations, in a wide sense

· to draw and interest as many and varied people as possible to get familiar with "Dutch Glory"

In doing this, the National Dutch Towage Museum is making an important contribution to the preservation of a unique socio-historical and industrial heritage and developing and providing of education on the subject of towing. Thus, the history of a world famous typical Dutch industry, also called "Dutch Glory", will be preserved for generations to come.

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