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Aland Maritime Museum

Hamngatan 2, Mariehamn, Aland Island 22100, Finland
+358 18 19930
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Very interesting and informative

I've visited a fair number of maritime museums (my partner's interest) and this was the best I've... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
randomhousereader
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London, United Kingdom
Nice collection

Specialized in great size sailing boats, "windjammers" of 1800-1940. a good collection of objects... read more

Reviewed 17 May 2017
EspooHarry
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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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Hamngatan 2, Mariehamn, Aland Island 22100, Finland
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+358 18 19930
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've visited a fair number of maritime museums (my partner's interest) and this was the best I've been to. It has lots of models if you like that kind of detail but also interactive exhibits for children , interesting artefacts and lots of photos, archive...More

Thank randomhousereader
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Specialized in great size sailing boats, "windjammers" of 1800-1940. a good collection of objects of everyday live onboard.

1  Thank EspooHarry
Reviewed 17 January 2017

This is something where adults can go in depth, as well as the young can play around, climb, test, touch and build. Works very well for the whole family. Very interactive oriented, especially for the young. One of the few real authentic pirate flags of...More

1  Thank Andreas P
Reviewed 6 November 2016

Aland's Maritime Museum is really well done. The exhibits are well set out and backed up by a wealth of information that brings them to life, such as stories about the lives of individual sailors and crews of the ships. Given Aland's historical connections to...More

1  Thank Robin R
Reviewed 26 September 2016

The museum itself, with the Museumship Pommern, definitely are a place to visit, evenduring a short stay in Mariehamn. Both at the same price, and you can use the ticket on separate days. The items in the museum are organized very well, displaying in many...More

Thank Yrjö M
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

It is a very well done museum. Everything in it from models exponates dioramas help and entrtain the visitor. Interactive things to do make it even better.

Thank thor2705
Reviewed 16 September 2016

I found this recently renovated museum to be very interesting. It's a comprehensive study in various means of museum communication, too -- you'll find everything from interactive displays, pictures, ship models, artefacts and reconstructed interiors here, as well as several really nicely done dioramas (never...More

Thank amarcord83
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Great museum, with lots of exhibits that provide you with information about how life at sea used to be for the inhabitants of Aland. Had to stop and take pictures of nearly everything. I would recommend it to everyone, especially to those who have an...More

Thank Raluca R
Reviewed 7 September 2016

Good museum for both maritime lovers and as family outing. Especially Pommern ship which is attached to the museum was fun for the children. We had only 2 hours which was too little time.

Thank Anette J
Reviewed 23 August 2016

This museum is not to be missed, along with its tall ship alongside it offers a rich glance into the days of sail, and you get to see one of the very few original pirate flags still in existence.Highly recommended

Thank Willie M
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