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This fishing boat and accompanying exhibition is quite literally on the train station approach. It... read more

Reviewed September 20, 2018
Arthur C
Bury, United Kingdom
Great visit

Cannot say enough good words about this. Ex trawlerman and was on my bucket list and not at all... read more

Reviewed August 16, 2018
frank p
Fleetwood, United Kingdom
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Reviewed October 7, 2018

don't expect to spend here more then an hour. Some pictures , a movie, nice attributes and the boat itself give a very good impression of the life of these fishermen. ok, but could use an update...

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank WingWingOne
Reviewed October 7, 2018

A special feeling to see in what poor comfort those fishermen had to work.My respect for those seamen had a boost after this visit.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Luc R
Reviewed September 20, 2018

This fishing boat and accompanying exhibition is quite literally on the train station approach. It really does give you a good idea of the conditions the men faced on the trip to Icelandic waters often with their sons to learn the trade.After the interesting exhibition...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Arthur C
Reviewed August 16, 2018

Cannot say enough good words about this. Ex trawlerman and was on my bucket list and not at all disappointed. This museum and exhibition is far and away the best I have seen. Whoever designed this museum and whoever wanted this built should be applauded....More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank frank p
Reviewed August 10, 2018 via mobile

It did not take much time for my kids to understand how people worked on a fishing boat in the early days. Exhibition is organized in a combination of audio-visual way. The whole visit is about 20 minutes. It is located near everything, train station,...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 24, 2018 via mobile

To be frank, I decided to visit it only because it's the first thing you see the moment you step out of the railway station. But the moment I stepped inside, what a surprise it awaited. The ship is all about the fishing history and...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank Dhawal_Keswani
Reviewed July 10, 2018

ITS WAS NICE TO LEARN ABOUT THE ship when it was put into service , what its purpose was and how it lasted so long before it was put out of commission and place there as a site for learning about it..

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Llewellyn Brian T
Reviewed October 3, 2017

Ostend has long had a tradition of cod-fishing in the Iceland waters. A hard, uncomfortable job, with however a good financial yield at the time, which motivated sailors and their sons to enter the fishing fleet. The hard life on board is well illustrated in...More

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank JPGuillaume
Reviewed August 3, 2017

Visited this ship with an exhibition of steam punk and it was very interesting. Location also good near the station.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Staessen
Reviewed June 18, 2017 via mobile

We went to see it only because I had read great reviews on Trip Advisor. It's right outside the train station and there is no way that you can miss it. Would highly recommend spending 30-40 minutes at this "boat" museum. It's been brilliantly well...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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