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Galata Museo del Mare

Calata De' Ansaldo Mari 1, 16126, Genoa, Italy
+39 010 234 5655
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Morning museum trip

What a great museum! We all really enjoyed it and underestimated how long we would spend there. The... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Montreux, Switzerland
via mobile
How a museum should be

As others have put it before me, it is indeed much larger than it looks. It is very meticulously... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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  • Very good34%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Calata De' Ansaldo Mari 1, 16126, Genoa, Italy
+39 010 234 5655
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

What a great museum! We all really enjoyed it and underestimated how long we would spend there. The museum is on 4/5 floors and gets better and better as you go up. A lot of Maritime history but also current information on migration from an...More

Thank NickyNacs
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

As others have put it before me, it is indeed much larger than it looks. It is very meticulously organized by floors and themes, and the exhibits are not only amazingly detailed, accurate and masterfully preserved, they are also very engaging. Not just a dusty...More

Thank Raul G
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We went with our 7 years old son and we LOVED it! It is a good 2-3 hours spent filled with history of Genoa and its maritime power. Really interesting and is definitely suitable for young kids, adolescents and adults. We would highly recommend it...More

Thank theglutenfreefork
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Some wonderful exhibits including two full size ships. Covers Genova's links with the sea from pre Columbus to the present day. Only disappointment was that despite the great presentations and information, quite a lot of these have no translation.

Thank Dag S
Reviewed 16 July 2017

I went with my 14 year old son in June to the Museo del Mare. It is huge. We got the audio guides and did most of the museum. There are full sized ships inside. With many details about he history of Genoa and the...More

1  Thank cohenfamily
Reviewed 3 July 2017

This was a great 2 hours of time spent. You can use this when its too hot to stay outside or raining. Lots of interesting history of Genoa and Sailing.

Thank teamSTW
Reviewed 26 June 2017

Better than I expected. Excellent for children and adults alike. Very informative about Genova, its sea-faring republican past (it was one of the main maritime city-states and small empires (Repubbliche Marinare) with its rivals Venice, Pisa and Amalfi. Very interesting part on migrations old and...More

Thank Lia M
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

A must see for a marine enthusiast...tells a great deal about the history of Genoa. Equally Insightful for young children and adults. The museum transforms you to the world of high seas. You learn a great deal about history, and can also relate to a...More

Thank AbctripMate
Reviewed 29 May 2017

The museum was almost empty when we visited so it was easy and nice to explore. A lot of history with some very nice exhibitions and possibilities for kids to try things. Submarine was also nice. Nice way to spend 2-3 hours while in Genova.

Thank Pekka T
Reviewed 28 May 2017 via mobile

A brilliant museum at Genoa port. Full of interesting collections and large scale reproductions. The history covers a huge amount and was very informative.

Thank Anonymousjetsetter
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