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Museum of the World Ocean

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Museum of the World Ocean is one of the most innovative modern cultural institutions in Russia. It is more than just a museum – it’s also a cultural centre offering opportunities to see, learn about, and listen to everything marine. We try to...more
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Emb. Petra Velikogo, 1-9., Kaliningrad 236006, Russia
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The museum occupies quite a big area and you can choose which parts of it you wanna visit. We explored the submarine and the aquarium. Really enjoyed spending time there.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Maria_Bandarchyk
Reviewed February 12, 2019

The Museum of the World Ocean in Kaliningrad is amazing. I went there twice and did not manage to see everything in two visits. That tells you about its size. The museum has different ships on display which you can tour. It also holds an...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank RuslanKozaev
Reviewed October 13, 2018

There are two sides in this building for which you need to pay to go into each one. The aquarium is small with maybe 12 fish tanks that are not all that large. Nice tropical fish to watch. The other side contains the MIR, which...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Globaljoan
Reviewed August 13, 2018

You can take separate tickets for what you want to visit. I recommend the submarine, the research vessel and the Deep. The Aquarium is only interesting for people who have never seen aquariums, the exhibition is rather small. The Deep is interesting to learn more...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank jve0165
Reviewed August 10, 2018

The Museum is a collection of both exhibitions and vessels, illustration Russian importance at sea. Seeing it all is almost impossible, so make your choices.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank tripZeist
Reviewed August 1, 2018

A lot of stuff which has to do with the oceans has been gathered here and it is a rather good museum. The aquarium is really good.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed August 1, 2018

The museum is ok but not that big. The price is a bit more than what it's worth but if you have the time take a look.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank 773nicholasn
Reviewed July 31, 2018

Whilst in Kaliningrad for the World Cup, it was difficult not stay focused on what was a greatly organised WC. However, if you actually do some research, Kaliningrad is a great place to visit in its own right and The Museum of the World Ocean...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Garth1973
Reviewed July 31, 2018 via mobile

Terrific exhibition of old submarine and sea plane as well as other artifacts. Really worth the trip. Some brilliant pieces of history

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Jan R
Reviewed July 30, 2018 via mobile

I visited there for the research vessel and the submarine, and learnt a lot about the life of sailors, however I don't know any Russian and can't read the textual explanations

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank miklcct
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