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Address: Hans-Scharoun-Platz 1, 27568 Bremerhaven, State of Bremen, Germany
Phone Number: +49 (0)471 48207-0
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came for the medieval ship, was not disappointed

The centerpiece of this museum is a medieval sailing vessel they have preserved, which is massive. That said, this is only a small part of their total collection, and it's a very... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 14, 2015
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Conway, Arkansas
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Conway, Arkansas
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61 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2015

The centerpiece of this museum is a medieval sailing vessel they have preserved, which is massive. That said, this is only a small part of their total collection, and it's a very wide ranging collection. As others have said, if you don't like sailing it will be slightly less interesting, but there's also some good historical stuff and lots of... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2015

I think the place offer more to the people who are very much interested in old machinery. For us we preferred to browse the location from outside and appreciated.

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Oldenburg, Germany
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

This must be one of the best museums I have visited so far. It shows all you might want to know about the history (and present and future) of seafaring. From early boats, over Viking boats, the world famous Hanse kog, up to modern shipping - of which Bremerhaven has a lot to offer, anyway - you will find it... More 

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Doncaster, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

We went here as part of our day in Bremerhaven. A very informative museum. I speak and understand German, and I can't remember if everything was in any other languages. Parking close by. Easy to find. Great time had.

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Farum, Denmark
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2015

This museum aims to show all about shipping from ancient time to about present days. Everything is easily understandable and demonstrated well. I could wish more information about the oldest ships and how the old navigation equipment was used. Why only communicate with audiences to a level where any 10 year old kid can follow?

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Bowie, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2014

There was a lot to read about on the exhibits. The employees were very friendly. It is a short walk from the Auswanderer Museum

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Warsash
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

Very good value especially if you purchase a combined ticket. As a former mariner I found all the exhibits interesting and a lot of the information is published in English as well as German. It also has an excellent cafe

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Heusden-Zolder, België
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 17, 2014

They have a lot of cool stuff in the museum, with also some 'fun' zones for the kids. The museum shows a whole lot about ships all throughout history. Also pole expeditions are a small part of the museum.

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Dartmouth, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

This has to rank well with other Maritime Museums in the world, well presented displays. Plan on spending time there to really enjoy the indoor displays and don't forget to visit the museum ships in the basin. Well worth the price of admission.

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Perth, Australia
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 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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