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Flensburger Schifffahrtsmuseum

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Interesting maritime museum

The museum is very relevant and interesting with it's focus on local maritime history. The areas... read more

Reviewed October 3, 2017
Peter B
Aalborg, Denmark
Fantastic musem

Really fun and interesting museum. In the basement is an audio visual experience detailing what it... read more

Reviewed August 25, 2017
Suzy M
via mobile
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Schiffbruecke 39 | Facing the Harbor, 24939 Flensburg, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany
+49 461 852970
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A bit difficult to know your way around.. should be clearer with numbers, for instance. Not overwhelmingly interesting for a foreigner. Would be impossible for only english speakning people as the most information was in german and danish.

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Reviewed July 29, 2018

The slavery exhibit was especially good as was the section on the rum trade and it’s importance to Flensburg‘s development. Wish someone would address Flensburg and WWII.

Thank 997juneg
Reviewed December 22, 2017

Since we last came the exhibition on the Danish islands, Flensburg, and slavery, has opened on the top floor. Danish colonial history used to be rather conveniently forgotten, because they sold their Caribbean islands to the USA back in 1917 (now US Virgin Islands). This...More

Thank Frank S
Reviewed October 3, 2017

The museum is very relevant and interesting with it's focus on local maritime history. The areas history is indeed interesting as a historic trading center (a so called Hansestad). Audio guided tours available. Entry fee reasonable. Wheelchair friendly.

Thank Peter B
Reviewed August 25, 2017 via mobile

Really fun and interesting museum. In the basement is an audio visual experience detailing what it was like to live in past Flensburg wirh the Rum boom. The other floors are a mix of history, boat manufacturing and the slave trade during colonisation. The only...More

Thank Suzy M
Reviewed June 30, 2017

This is exactly what a local maritime museum should be like. Full of interest, particularly on the rum trade, where it does not shy away from the fact that the Danes had slavery in their West Indian Islands (sold to USA in 1917 as US...More

Thank Frank S
Reviewed July 28, 2015

This fine museum of local shipping history is well worth an hour or more of your time. Displays, paintings, photos, models, and artifacts are all on display. There's a shop, of course, and a cafe. Just across the road is the berth of the historic...More

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