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Sergej Masera Maritime Museum (Pomorski muzej)

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Fascinating museum

What a joy! This newly refurbished museum is a little gem. The display of undersea archaeology... read more

Reviewed November 1, 2018
Peter V
West Sussex, United Kingdom
Nautical Magic!

Fascinating collection of Piran's nautical history, from Roman, Venetian, Austro-Hungarian and more... read more

Reviewed October 14, 2018
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Cankarjevo nab. 3, Piran 6330, Slovenia
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Reviewed November 1, 2018

What a joy! This newly refurbished museum is a little gem. The display of undersea archaeology, under a glass floor for which you wear soft woolen boots, is very imaginative and informative. Upstairs the marine collections are very high quality. An hour very well spent.

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed October 14, 2018

Fascinating collection of Piran's nautical history, from Roman, Venetian, Austro-Hungarian and more recent times, including some wonderful model ships. This is a must for nautical and historical enthusiasts.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 18, 2017

Set out on 3 floors of a lovely former Mayor of Piran's home it is worth a visit. On the ground floor under a glass floor (cloth slippers are in a box on thefloor to your left as you enter to protect the floor) are...More

Date of experience: September 2017
3  Thank angelaofcastleton
Reviewed September 13, 2017 via mobile

It is a must see for anybody interested in boats and whatnot. Kind staff, quite helpful miss at the entrance. The exhibit is fantastic, offers plenty of things to see, such as ship models, vases, paintings and maps. Especially loved the ship model on the...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Manca M
Reviewed June 28, 2017

My favourite exibit was a pair of swimming trunks that belonged to a sailor from 100 years ago, with his army ship embroidered in the back.

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed May 31, 2017

An interesting Museum of the history of Piran including a display of things recovered from a shipwreck where you walk over a glass floor to see the things underneath.

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed May 5, 2017

We visited out of season in early May and apart from one other couple who arrived as we were leaving we had the place to ourselves. Were we visiting in season it might be less attractive. Our experience began at the ticket office where we...More

Date of experience: May 2017
2  Thank rhyshedges
Reviewed April 1, 2017

Maritime museum has home in an old palace, just 100 m from Tartini Square and 10 m from the sea and boats. Palace is interesting inside and rich collection, although little pressed, is prepared for your visit. You will need to climb the stone staircase...More

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Miha P
Reviewed September 21, 2016

Not only the museum, but the Gabrielli Palace, where the museum is worth to visit. On the first floor there are wonderful rooms,richly decorated. The museum collection itself is very informatív, nice ship models, and a lot of history.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank 545medva
Reviewed September 16, 2016

Pira is an unspoilt fishing village about 20 mins by bus from Koper the main port of Slovenia The village was an important centre of salt production as well as fishing and the village has a great location on a small peninsula on the Adriatic...More

Date of experience: September 2016
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