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Aland Maritime Museum

Hamngatan 2, Mariehamn, Aland Island 22100, Finland
+358 18 19930
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A truly wonderful museum!

This place is a true gem! If you are remotely interested in ships & life on ships, or just the... read more

Reviewed 7 October 2017
Stockholm, Sweden
A suitable tribute to Mariehamm's nautic history

Famous for the P class ships that were among the last commercial sailing vessels in the world the... read more

Reviewed 28 August 2017
Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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A visit to the Aland Maritime Museum is exciting for children and adults alike. The exhibitions are filled with dramatic stories and fantastic objects, such a genuine 18th century pirate’s flag. There are also lots of interactivities, such as a climbing mast, a bridge simulator and a karaoke. Seadog, landlubber or in between - Aland Maritime Museum has something for everybody.
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  • Average5%
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“maritime museum” (16 reviews)
“pirate flag” (3 reviews)
“treasure hunt” (3 reviews)
Hamngatan 2, Mariehamn, Aland Island 22100, Finland
+358 18 19930
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Reviewed 7 October 2017

This place is a true gem! If you are remotely interested in ships & life on ships, or just the history of the Aland Islands, this is well worth the time. As a great bonus, they have managed to make a museum that is great...More

Thank DonThomasoAlban
Reviewed 28 August 2017

Famous for the P class ships that were among the last commercial sailing vessels in the world the mariehamm museum is a fitting tribute to its sailors and ships. Lots of material nicely displayed. Even a postcard from someone holidayingin West Hartlepool in the 1930's

Thank 490theos
Reviewed 14 August 2017 via mobile

Surprisingly nice museum with technical insight into the lore of the shipping industry of 1800's. An authentic "ship" inside you can visit to see what the ship life was like. Authetic pirate flag and memorabilia from times past. Worth a visit. Suitable for kids too.

Thank ZippSpeedWeaponry
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

We are extremely impressed how maritim history is arranged here. Especially kids will experience fun in facts and history. You see original parts of ships. Arranged over three floors. Facts which are different from pther maritim museums: e.g. the women on board, family, history till...More

Thank AlterSchwede13
Reviewed 11 August 2017 via mobile

Two and a half floors of maritime history in Åland Islands. We spent a couple of hours in the museum. The ship models and their explorations were really helpful to understand the past until today. Unfortunately ms Pommern is not open for visits this year...More

Thank Sari T
Reviewed 11 August 2017

The Maritime Museum tells the visitors in a very lively and informative way about Aland Islands maritime history. Only one in our party has a real maritime interest, but all of us enjoyed our time at the museum. We spent several hours here and I...More

Thank Ivar T
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

This museum is a good history of maritime and Åland. I don't feel it goes back far enough but I did enjoy the captain and sailors cabin mock ups. There are activities for kids and an expensive restaurant up on the second floor. It is...More

Thank Playfairest
Reviewed 6 August 2017

We spent the best part of the day here, including a decent meal in the terrace cafe. They have beautifully presented their extensive collection in a series of themed rooms with fascinating detail and some excellent videos. Highly recommended for all ages. Allow longer than...More

Thank Humanitarian-Loggie
Reviewed 6 August 2017 via mobile

Our kids liked the museum. The history was fascinating and even though we are not maritime enthusiastics it was very interesting to learn about the theme. For the kids was a separate activity integrated within the museum (they had to search for some mice). So...More

Thank 258ilkkak
Reviewed 7 July 2017

We really enjoyed our visit to the Aland Maritime Museum - it provides a rich introduction to the days of sailing. It is very well organized with excellent exhibits and some interactive displays. Particularly enjoyed the tall ship outside.

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