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Sjofartsmuseet Goteborg

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We enjoy this museum and the aquarium

This museum is very nice. It displays the development of the shipping industry. On the ground... read more

Reviewed December 27, 2017
Kristiansand, Norway
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Great museum for all ages.

Went to see the exhibition about korean diving women. Starting off with enjoying the aquariums with... read more

Reviewed August 27, 2018
Neal G
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1 - 3 Karl Johansgatan, Gothenburg 414 59, Sweden
+46 31 61 29 00
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Reviewed January 8, 2019

Unfortunately Sjöfartsmuséet is closed for renovation until 2021, and I am sure it will be a new and improved version, but, until then there are only a few exhibits at Stadsbiblioteket, and other places to visit. I highly recommend Gothenburg City Museum, located on Norra...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed August 27, 2018 via mobile

Went to see the exhibition about korean diving women. Starting off with enjoying the aquariums with a variety of oceanic species. A small but great exhibition about south korean tribe were women dive for the treasure that the sea might provude them with for survival....More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Neal G
Reviewed July 22, 2018

The aquarium is super interesting to visit, both for adults and kids ! It is an easy travel on a tram, and you can spend hours checking out all the different kinds of fish and crustaceans !

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank ghm11_2
Reviewed July 12, 2018 via mobile

Been going here for over 45 years.....a great muesum... Dont miss the aquarium downstairs...also a great place

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank L.R K
Reviewed April 1, 2018 via mobile

The special issue with our visit were two exciting exhibitions. One about the female divers Haenyeu on south-korean iseland Jeju. The other one about migration and refuge over the sea in modern history since the second world-war. And than I learned for first time about...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank Lars H
Reviewed April 1, 2018 via mobile

This is a surprising great museum. We went there as it was one of few museums opened during Easter weekend. And we were pleasantly surprised. We spent 2 hours there but could easily spend two more hours. On the first floor there is aquarium with...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed December 27, 2017 via mobile

This museum is very nice. It displays the development of the shipping industry. On the ground floor there is a small restaurant and an aquarium. The size of the museum is not very large so you may not use very much time in here if...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed November 7, 2017

The exhibition is very nice and offers a comprehensive history of Swedish merchant many activities. The descriptions on the second floor are, unfortunately, only available in Swedish. You need to make sure to take a left when coming up the stairs as there are English...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Panzer T
Reviewed October 7, 2017 via mobile

Great museum with awesome detailed ships. They also provide a ship simulator and a lot of descriptions are in English. An aquarium is also included.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank 96wieb
Reviewed October 1, 2017

We visited this museum during a rainy summer day, surprisingly uncrowded for being the summer vacation time of year. The museum is quality content wise but it's dated and lacking interaction. The aquarium is sub par compared to Universeum. The museum in for an overhaul...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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