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Maritime Centre Vellamo

Tornatorintie 99 a, Kotka 48100, Finland
+358 40 3500497
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Finnish national maritime museum

Good place if you are interesting of finland maretime history. There is allso other variable... read more

Reviewed 17 August 2017
Karhulanantti
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Kotka, Finland
Excellent place to visit

In fact we visited he 2 times as one was not enough. Old Icebreaker Tarmo, had a lunch at... read more

Reviewed 11 August 2017
PeteFinland
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Finland
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Hours Today: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Tornatorintie 99 a, Kotka 48100, Finland
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Reviewed 17 August 2017

Good place if you are interesting of finland maretime history. There is allso other variable historic exhibitions. In same building there is lunch restaurant "Laakonki"

Thank Karhulanantti
Reviewed 11 August 2017

In fact we visited he 2 times as one was not enough. Old Icebreaker Tarmo, had a lunch at cafe/restaurang, kids played in jumpy area, exhibitions...

Thank PeteFinland
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

Spent a couple of hours here while visiting Kotka. Lots of naval, coast guard and police boats on display, as well as some sea planes. Many scale models and a lot of memorabilia. Outside was a large steamboat that you could board and look through,...More

Thank petak57
Reviewed 8 August 2017

The museum was opened in the summer 2008. The building has very modern architect. You can walk on the roof like in Oslo Opera House. Inside are two museums: The Maritime Museum of Finland and The Kymenlaakso museum. The entrance fee for both museums is...More

Thank Mikael F
Reviewed 23 July 2017

This is a very modern building in Kotka. The exhibition is very nicely prepared and tells about the sea/maritime history, our ships, travelling by boat, big sailing boats whatever. There is also a Kymenlaakso museum and a good museum store and excellent restaurant with perfect...More

Thank Maari100
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

We had a successful morning even with the kids in this museum centre. The boats were interesting also in the opinion of our teenagers. Also, we learned to make many knots. The visit highlighted in the Icebreaker Tarmo. It was amazing to see how the...More

Thank Mika P
Reviewed 26 May 2017 via mobile

If you want to learn more about Kotka area as well as Finnland and the sea, then this is the right place to go. Very well organized, museum style up to date, children friendly.

1  Thank Jan S
Reviewed 10 March 2017

I was positively suprised how big this place is, ok the picture say's a lot but it's a lot of marine-history in one place! All from pre-historic to middleage and modern era's.Still well made the order of thing's that you don't get bored or u...More

1  Thank fastforwardfood
Reviewed 8 March 2017

Interesting museum and exhibitions, great architecture. Restaurant Laakonki (lunch buffet) situated at the same building. Lots of parking space.

Thank 668merjav
Reviewed 28 November 2016

If you have extra time to spend in Kotka, this is a place where time fly's. You can easily spend 3-4 hours just walking and watching. The museum Vellamo are full of stories of the sea and the local region and you will get more...More

1  Thank JPH0711
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