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Maritime Museum

1 Largo do Pagode da Barra, Macau, China
853-28595481
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Private Tour
$279*
and up
Private Tour: Macau Day Trip from Hong Kong
75%
Ranked #25 of 164 Attractions in Macau
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Specialty Museums, Museums
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Type: Specialty Museums, Museums
Hours:
Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 5:30 pm
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New Delhi, India
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Initially we decided to visit the Macau Museum of Natural History but being a Monday it was closed so we decided to visit this instead, and we were not disappointed. The museum is built close to the site where the Portuguese explorers first set foot. The museum is well organised and has many exhibits with boat models with their descriptions.... More 

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Chinatown, Singapore
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14 reviews 14 reviews
9 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

A place is never packed with tourists yet it provides a brief historical background of Macau, I found that It is also a great place for the non-gamblers or non-shoppers to stay away from all the casinos and shopping malls for a few hours. We spent over 2 hours in the museum, had some refreshment and took a relaxing short... More 

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13 reviews 13 reviews
6 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2014

This charming and well designed museum is very reasonably priced, well organised and informative with lots of beautiful model boats. It covers both Portuguese and local Southern Chinese maritime history.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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178 reviews 178 reviews
112 attraction reviews
180 helpful votes 180 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2014

This museum is not as big like most other museum. This make you feel you had 'just enough' to look. It's not small to the level that you find it not informative but it's not too big that you feel bored to continue walking inside. Here, displays are mainly ship replicas, trading items, fishing cultures. They also have a show... More 

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Macau, China
2 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 11, 2014

Maritime Museum is located in Mainland Macau right in front of A-Ma's temple. Wasn't Planing on visiting but since I was there and the entrance costed me only 10 MOP, I decided to take a try. The Museum has 3 floors and it's separated by "themes", so in the ground they have the Maritime Ethnology Exhibition, 1st floor Maritime History... More 

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Top Contributor
61 reviews 61 reviews
33 attraction reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

Was closed when we visited. Just had a few pics with the external displays. Very nearA-ma chinese temple.

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Hong Kong, China
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85 reviews 85 reviews
16 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2014

Located opposite the A-Ma Temple, the Maritime Museum has a convenient location and interesting exhibits. It is well laid-out ; open, airy and light-filled in scope. THe proof of the pudding is that an easily bored teenager was not bored there.

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Rosemead, California
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49 attraction reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 30, 2013

My cruise ship (the Pacific Princess) was in Hong Kong on 3/25/2013 but I decided that I would visit Macao. I took the St. Paul Cathedral, Maritime Museum and A Ma Temple Tour. Of those three, I enjoyed the Maritime Museum the most. The history of Macao and the sea is all explained beautifully by the exhibits. Likewise the connection... More 

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Bangalore
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31 reviews 31 reviews
15 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 4, 2013

I was reluctant to go inside and it didn't felt like a attractive museum, since i had time, i went inside and saw lots of collections. But its boring in the end and just a time killer.

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9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2013

I popped in because I was exhausted from the summer heat and burning ghost money at A-Ma temple. I thought I'd pay for a ticket just to get cool, but I found the exhibits interesting and well-thought out. Also, it was really cool inside.

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