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Deutsches Schifffahrtsmuseum

Address: Hans-Scharoun-Platz 1, 27568 Bremerhaven, State of Bremen, Germany
Phone Number: +49 (0)471 48207-0
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Ranked #4 of 12 Attractions in Bremerhaven
Type: Museums
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Type: Museums
Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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Bowie, Maryland
11 reviews 11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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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73 reviews 73 reviews
29 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
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
13 reviews 13 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
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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9 reviews 9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
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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52 reviews 52 reviews
12 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 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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165 reviews 165 reviews
55 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 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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77 reviews 77 reviews
39 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 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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25 reviews 25 reviews
13 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 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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50 reviews 50 reviews
16 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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60 reviews 60 reviews
9 attraction reviews
45 helpful votes 45 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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