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Rauman Merimuseo - Rauma Maritime Museum

Address: Kalliokatu 34, Rauma, Finland
Phone Number: 358 2 822 4911
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Ranked #2 of 6 Attractions in Rauma
Type: Museums
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Helsinki, Finland
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18 reviews 18 reviews
7 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 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 museum!

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Helsinki
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 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 harbour, for instance

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Helsinki, Finland
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34 reviews 34 reviews
9 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 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.

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Pori
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 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 show the history in a pleasant manner. As a hobbyist of photography I like to... More 

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Kempele
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25 reviews 25 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 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.

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Rauma, Finland
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19 reviews 19 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 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.

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Helsinki, Finland
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11 reviews 11 reviews
7 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2012

The Maritime Museum of Rauma is a small but very high quality museum. The exhibit never changes, but covers a large portion of Raumas naval past with souvenirs from far-away lands, models of ships, maps, interactive infopoints and a fully equiped naval simulator. The simulator is located upstairs and can be used with the help of the friendly staff. Truly... More 

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Jyvaskyla, Finland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2012

A small museum with lots of interesting history about Finnish maritime trade.

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