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Galata Museo del Mare

Calata De' Ansaldo Mari 1, 16126, Genoa, Italy
+39 010 234 5655
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Calata De' Ansaldo Mari 1, 16126, Genoa, Italy
+39 010 234 5655
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Reviewed 31 October 2017 via mobile

Several floors ... You need audio guide , limited english descriptions. Good reproductions of older ships. A little ecclectic in terms of topics, emigration, immigration, boat designs, etc

Thank Claude M
Reviewed 3 October 2017 via mobile

Great museum dedicated to Genoese maritime history, ships and people's lives. It is very interesting and lots of exhibits are interactive. There are also a 4D storm simulation and few real life models of ships and a submarine. The museum is so big and attractive...More

Thank Anfrist
Reviewed 1 October 2017

A fascinating experience with so much to see and do - especially for younger visitors. I particularly enjoyed the display of old maps and the 'emigrazione e immigrazione' exhibition on the third floor. So well presented and explained!

Thank Maryshoe
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Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

Nice museum on the 'Mediterranean. Too floor has panorama of the city. A floor on immigration and more

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 27 September 2017 via mobile

Obviously the history of Genova sailing is beautifully presented but the details of the Andrea Dora, the immigration experience of the 1900-1930’s Italian, and the. Wham-oh, the immigrants in the boats landing at Lampedusa etc. Go on a hot or rainy day and stay 3...More

Thank Dropback10
Reviewed 22 September 2017 via mobile

Visiting the Galata Museo del mare is a great way to learn about the importance of the relationship between the sea and Genoa. I also enjoyed very much their exhibit about immigration. It gives you a real sense of history about those who left Italy...More

Thank Mary T
Reviewed 20 September 2017

Enjoyed this visit, but it is quite dark inside (has some ancient manuscripts, so probably to preserve those). Some interesting arrangements of ships old and new. Learned a lot about Genovese history (esp about Chris Columbus) and Genoa's achievements militarily. Some of the exhibits are...More

Thank TwinkyInBath
Reviewed 13 September 2017

I loved loved loved loved this museum. Don't get me wrong, I also love great art, antiquities, ceramics, etc. But sometimes you also need amazingly cool stuff like a real submarine, a Roman-era war galley, a collection of comic books about sea monsters, and most...More

Thank SvalbardGuy
Reviewed 4 September 2017

It's big - on 5 floors plus the submarine! You start off on the ground floor with some historical facts on Cristopher Columbus then up to lean how the Genovese made their stupendous wealth. On the second floor you can steer a ship and learn...More

Thank Pinkertonx
Reviewed 31 August 2017 via mobile

I loved this, it was very interactive, you need about 2 hours to fully enjoy the experience but it's really worth it

Thank JissyA
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