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Sjofartsmuseet Goteborg

1 - 3 Karl Johansgatan, Gothenburg 414 59, Sweden
+46 31 61 29 00
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Great exhibitions- must see (sea)

The special issue with our visit were two exciting exhibitions. One about the female divers Haenyeu... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Lars H
,
Vasteras, Sweden
via mobile
We enjoy this museum and the aquarium

This museum is very nice. It displays the development of the shipping industry. On the ground... read more

Reviewed 28 December 2017
Torjussen
,
Kristiansand, Norway
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“ship models” (6 reviews)
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1 - 3 Karl Johansgatan, Gothenburg 414 59, Sweden
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The special issue with our visit were two exciting exhibitions. One about the female divers Haenyeu on south-korean iseland Jeju. The other one about migration and refuge over the sea in modern history since the second world-war. And than I learned for first time about...More

Thank Lars H
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Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

This museum is very nice. It displays the development of the shipping industry. On the ground floor there is a small restaurant and an aquarium. The size of the museum is not very large so you may not use very much time in here if...More

Thank Torjussen
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Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

Great museum with awesome detailed ships. They also provide a ship simulator and a lot of descriptions are in English. An aquarium is also included.

Thank Wie B
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Reviewed 15 August 2017

This museum offers a nice diversity of activities : exhibitions more grown-up oriented, aquarium area with a tank where kids can touch the species (poor animals!), large assortment of boat models on display. It even includes a playroom for the little ones and a laboratory...More

Thank Thomas L
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Reviewed 2 April 2017

I arrived by Ferry from Germany so I approached this City from a maritime orientation and despite having visited the maritime museum in Kiel and the U Boat museum in Laboe I found this museum to be A good introduction to Gothenburg and it's role...More

2  Thank joe s
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Reviewed 2 March 2017

Museum with different departments- exotic fish, Swedish fish, Swedish naval museum, play areas for children, boat driver simulator. Also a cafe which usually also has some hot food.

1  Thank AnnaWallman
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Reviewed 26 October 2016

Another of the 5 museums for 40 SEK! Slightly away from the main attractions it took us about 40 minutes to walk from the Central Station - but we could have taken a tram to the door. The aquarium is beautifully set up. I've never...More

1  Thank Paul H
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Reviewed 1 October 2016

Gothenburg's seafaring history is well represented in this excellent museum. There are lots of ship models and artifacts, exhibits about fishermen, stories of fjords and harbors. I highly recommend this excellent museum especially if you are travelling with children.

2  Thank jfarlam
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Reviewed 28 July 2016

Interesting museum for those interested in shipping history. Lots of cool models of boats and a fun simulator for the kids

Thank Pawestin
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Reviewed 4 April 2016

A great museum, very inexpensive (on the same 40sek ticket as the city museum, natural history museum, art museum etc) all about the seafaring past and future of the city. Lots of models and an interactive kids zone. This is high quality, good value and...More

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