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Deutsches Schifffahrtsmuseum

Hans-Scharoun-Platz 1, 27568 Bremerhaven, Germany
+49 (0)471 48207-0
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Ranked #6 of 10 attractions in Bremerhaven
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Perth, Australia
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38 reviews 38 reviews
9 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 16, 2014

An excellent well laid out and (Should have been) interesting museum however spoilt by the fact that only approx 5% of exhibits had descriptions in English & even guide only in German. Yes I know its in Germany but other countries manage to have alternate language descriptions.

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Monchengladbach, Germany
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67 reviews 67 reviews
18 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2013

This museum contains the history of ships. A lot of originals, and a lot of models. You min. need 3 - 4 hours for a tour. Interesting for kids, families and engineers.

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Adelaide, South Australia, Australia
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71 reviews 71 reviews
36 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2013

Spent half a day at this excellent maritime museum this week with our two young daughters and thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. Museum is very large with lots of interactive displays and boats you can climb on to explore. Kids also have areas to do hands on stuff including origami and knot tying. Are also some ships including an old tug and... More

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Chilliwack, Canada
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21 reviews 21 reviews
12 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2013 via mobile

This museum is packed with anything to do maritime. Kids can enjoy the rc boats as much as a lot of the displays. We are talking displays from smallest models to full size ships. A few great interactive areas. I recommend this place for the young and young at heart.

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Dunedin
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49 reviews 49 reviews
15 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2013

Located very close to other main attractions by the river. Allow plenty of time to see all the exibits and it is a must see for all interested in th esea and shipping. It contains a very large collection of ships and shipmodels. Very well laid out with full explanations. Some of the exibits are interactive, so something for the... More

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Melbourne
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57 reviews 57 reviews
9 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2012

I'm on Interpol's Most Wanted list as I did. (◔◡◔) - German museums are all extremely good and this is no exception..

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Subic, Philippines
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229 reviews 229 reviews
145 attraction reviews
77 helpful votes 77 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2012

Just have a 1/2 day off from work, and as the shop was closed Sunday, i visit the museum. There is many nice collection and tell the story about German story at the sea. price is very fair, and after visit the museum I/we also loin the submarine from the 2 WWW. It cost an extra 3 Euro. Also visit... More

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Norddeutschland
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492 helpful votes 492 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2012

Located very close to other main attractions (Zoo am Meer) directly at the Weser river this is a must see for all who are interested in nautical topics. A large exhibition of ships and shipmodels from the mediavel times (including an orginal Hansekogge) to the modern area in a very nice setting and with loads of explanations. Very often models... More

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