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Flensburger Schifffahrtsmuseum

Schiffbruecke 39 | Facing the Harbor, 24939 Flensburg, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany
+49 461 852970
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Since we last came the exhibition on the Danish islands, Flensburg, and slavery, has opened on the... read more

Reviewed 22 December 2017
Frank S
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Bognor Regis, United Kingdom
Interesting maritime museum

The museum is very relevant and interesting with it's focus on local maritime history. The areas... read more

Reviewed 3 October 2017
Peter B
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Aalborg, Denmark
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Hours Today: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Schiffbruecke 39 | Facing the Harbor, 24939 Flensburg, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany
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+49 461 852970
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Reviewed 22 December 2017

Since we last came the exhibition on the Danish islands, Flensburg, and slavery, has opened on the top floor. Danish colonial history used to be rather conveniently forgotten, because they sold their Caribbean islands to the USA back in 1917 (now US Virgin Islands). This...More

Thank Frank S
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Reviewed 3 October 2017

The museum is very relevant and interesting with it's focus on local maritime history. The areas history is indeed interesting as a historic trading center (a so called Hansestad). Audio guided tours available. Entry fee reasonable. Wheelchair friendly.

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Reviewed 25 August 2017 via mobile

Really fun and interesting museum. In the basement is an audio visual experience detailing what it was like to live in past Flensburg wirh the Rum boom. The other floors are a mix of history, boat manufacturing and the slave trade during colonisation. The only...More

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Reviewed 30 June 2017

This is exactly what a local maritime museum should be like. Full of interest, particularly on the rum trade, where it does not shy away from the fact that the Danes had slavery in their West Indian Islands (sold to USA in 1917 as US...More

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Reviewed 28 July 2015

This fine museum of local shipping history is well worth an hour or more of your time. Displays, paintings, photos, models, and artifacts are all on display. There's a shop, of course, and a cafe. Just across the road is the berth of the historic...More

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