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Rauman Merimuseo - Rauma Maritime Museum

Kalliokatu 34, Rauma 26100, Finland
+358 3 5828224911
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The maritime museum for the whole family

This is an interesting museum about shipping and navigation. There is something for everybody... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
JariJK
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Kouvola, Finland
Curious

A good museum full of interactive displays that makes the maritime history spring into life. We've... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2015
Tinde_K
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Moscow, Russia
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1 week ago
“The maritime museum for the whole family”
7 Aug 2015
“Curious”
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Kalliokatu 34, Rauma 26100, Finland
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+358 3 5828224911
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This is an interesting museum about shipping and navigation. There is something for everybody there. Our teens loved the navigation simulator Jenny. I loved the ballast park behind the museum building. The park is planted with ballast plant species found in Satakunta Province.

Thank JariJK
Reviewed 7 August 2015

A good museum full of interactive displays that makes the maritime history spring into life. We've especially enjoyed the cruise simulator. The staff was helpful and pleasant. The only thing I missed was for the interactive parts to be translated into English, many are in...More

Thank Tinde_K
Reviewed 21 July 2015

This is how to keep an aging museum up to date. A great many museums have dusty exhibits in glass cases and Rauma is no different but here the difference is that there are many interactive items for young and old alike. This museum is...More

Thank AMSugna
Reviewed 17 March 2015

We forget so easily with how few tools people travelled the seas and yet went everywhere. This gives a good impression but is limited of course.

Thank WW25
Reviewed 22 July 2014

This a beautiful small museum: the rooms and exhibitions are beautiful and captivating. The museum is not trying cover it all, but it certainly gives fascinating glimpses to history Rauma seafaring and seafarers in a nice way. We really enjoyed seeing this cosy and interesting...More

1  Thank BoompawsSurfScoter
Reviewed 19 April 2014

Located in a previous maritime school building the museum is quite interesting with a lot of small things to see - a guided tour woild probably be preferable. Upstairs there is a simulator - You can try to get a boat to the New York...More

1  Thank Disapp0inted_guest
Reviewed 18 November 2013

It was nice to visit the old school of maritime, where my grandfather did study and later work as principal. The museum has large collection of experience on people working in sailing ships in the 18th and early 19th centuary. Interesting, really.

1  Thank Ritva189934
Reviewed 7 June 2013

I recommend this museum because it has most beautiful way of putting the things and history to be looked at. The size of the building is not very big but it is thoroughly planned. They have IMO used excellently modern computer technology and made it...More

1  Thank Hakalli
Reviewed 15 May 2013

There is letters to read written by young seamen. Didnt really realize how young they where when they sailed to different parts of world.

1  Thank HeikkiR
Reviewed 14 November 2012

Museum has has good exhibition and there are loads of things to look at especially if intrested in maritime history. At the the top floor there is also a vessel simulator where one can steer a ship. Special children's experience tours arranged during summertime.

1  Thank Iiro L
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