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Galata Museo del Mare

Calata De Mari, 1, Genoa, Italy
010 2345 655
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Ranked #15 of 141 Attractions in Genoa
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Specialty Museums, Museums
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Type: Specialty Museums, Museums
Hours:
Tue - Fri 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
Sat - Sun 10:00 am - 7:30 pm

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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33 reviews 33 reviews
18 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014 NEW

Wasn't really going to many museums as this was more a walking outdoor holiday. Decided to try the maritime museum even tho I am not really into ships. Go go go to this museum and if you have kids bring them. The 3D movies, the sound effects through out are really fun and interesting. We were here in October and... More 

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Bucharest, Romania
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14 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

In the old port of Genia lies this submarine that could easily go unnoticed. Visit the whole Marine museum and in the ticket the submarine visit is included!

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São Paulo, Brasil
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26 reviews 26 reviews
10 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

That is a very nice museum if you like the history of the navegations. But is ashame that is not much translation to english. its big, you need at least 3h.

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7 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

It is huge, you need like 2-3 hours to see everything. It's beautiful, super interesting, very well organized. A very complete museum with a lot of interesting info from the Cristoforo Colombo era. Just pay for the museum, there is a submarine that you have to pay a little more, but it is NOT worth it, it takes less than... More 

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Langport
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3 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 8, 2014

The obvious glory of this museum is the reconstructed classic Genoese galley on the ground floor but the real star attractions th top floor devoted to the experience of some 2 million Italians who emigrated in the late nineteenth centuries from their harsh live as peasants for a new life in the USA, Argentina and elsewhere in the Americas.

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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2014

In this new, modern museum you can discover more about immigration in the 1800's, Christopher Columbus, navigation, etc. You can also enter into real submarine and the rooftop is amazing for taking pictures of the entire city.

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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25 reviews 25 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

We planned to spend a morning here but there was so much to see and it was such an informative and interesting place it took the most part of a day. Thoroughly enjoyable and I would highly recommend it.

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Turin, Italy
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16 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

I visited this museum in February. This is the best maritime museum that I have ever been too. It is informative and interactive. Everything is in Italian but that doesn't make the experience any less fun. I have been there twice and I plan on going again the first opportunity I get.

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lincoln
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

If you are into the sea either modern or historical this place is fantastic. Make sure you get the translators if you don't speak Italian as when you get your ticket and passport for your immigration to America you will miss a lot. You do need the head phones for the whole exhibit as you would miss out on an... More 

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Hamilton Parish, Bermuda
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111 attraction reviews
72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Excellent museum, a very pleasant morning. Four floors, airy exhibits well spaced out and many with English interpretations. Several walk on displays of Ships. Many paintings. Many models. Cafe on first floor good for half time break. Also submarine is extra but definitely worth it. There are less English information plaques in the submarine but it's mostly self explanatory. Small... More 

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