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Maritime Museum

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Address: 1 Largo do Pagode da Barra, Macau, China
Phone Number: 853-28595481
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A piece of Macau's History

The last time I was able to go to a museum was eight years ago. So I was really excited to see inside of the museum. The exhibits here explore major themes in the history of the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 18, 2015
Ajajai G
Olongapo, Philippines

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Olongapo, Philippines
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

The last time I was able to go to a museum was eight years ago. So I was really excited to see inside of the museum. The exhibits here explore major themes in the history of the maritime industry in Macau, China & Portugal. They allow tourists to take pictures inside which I think is really nice.

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San Francisco, California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2015

This museum is directly across from the A-Ma temple and gives a glimpse at the various trading countries which came to Macau. The Dutch, French, and Portugese contributed immensely to the development of Macau. Fishing was the primary industry and Macau slated fish (Chinese) is renown worldwide.

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Johannesburg, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

We were fortunate to have a friend in Macau who invited us out and took us around all over, when asked if I wished to see the Maritime Museum I had little or no expectations, I was blown away by the comprehensive depiction of both western and eastern maritime history with scale models of just about every genre of ancient... More 

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Hong Kong
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

Get yourself some culture while in Macau. Nice break from the shouting masses inside the hotel gambling halls. No crowds, quiet, historical relics and some nice knots too. Educational for the kids and adults will also appreciate the history of Macau.

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Penang Island, Malaysia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

It just located next to Ah Ma Temple. We particularly enjoyed the various model ships of historical Chinese and Portuguese design and as well as the models of more model vessels found throughout the Maritime Museum. Towards the end of the museum there are some aquariums with various fish that are worth a quick look.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

the museum was not tat bad. but i have rather seen many of these kinds, dint excite me much. but bstill u can visit once to expirience it.

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Minsk, Belarus
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

Great collection of ships that represents the history of maritime in Europe. In the souvenir shop you can buy t-shirts and also nice souvenir plates, that's for collectors.

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Ottawa, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

I walked from the Ruins of St. Paul's to this Museum. A bit of a hike, but not too strenuous. And, there's lots to see as you go. I don't live near the sea. I don't get to the sea very often. Certainly I don't fish...maybe only once or twice with a line and rod...in a lake. So, most of... More 

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Hong Kong, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

I loved the model ships, maps and information about Macau's maritime history. Tickets are 10 MOP so it is good value for money.

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Dongguan, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015

Well worth a stop to view the three stories of ship models and other displays. Can't vouch for the historical accuracy, but there are some amazing ships from China's distant past when large scale seagoing was in vouge. Imagine the impact if Europeans had seen a 250 foot Chinese paddle wheeler cruising the Med in 450 AD. A good finish... More 

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