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Aland Maritime Museum

Hamngatan 2, Mariehamn, Aland Island 22100, Finland
+358 18 19930
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Very interesting maritime museum

We really enjoyed our visit to the Aland Maritime Museum - it provides a rich introduction to the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
denver60
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Denver, Colorado
Splendid museum even if you're not that into the topic

The museum is very well put together and a lot of effort has been put to make the place engaging... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
FunkyMama666
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Oulu, Finland
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A visit to the Aland Maritime Museum is exciting for children and adults alike. The exhibitions are filled with dramatic stories and fantastic objects, such a genuine 18th century pirate’s flag. There are also lots of interactivities, such as a climbing mast, a bridge simulator and a karaoke. Seadog, landlubber or in between - Aland Maritime Museum has something for everybody.
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  • Very good28%
  • Average5%
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Hamngatan 2, Mariehamn, Aland Island 22100, Finland
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+358 18 19930
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We really enjoyed our visit to the Aland Maritime Museum - it provides a rich introduction to the days of sailing. It is very well organized with excellent exhibits and some interactive displays. Particularly enjoyed the tall ship outside.

1  Thank denver60
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The museum is very well put together and a lot of effort has been put to make the place engaging for everyone. There are physical activities for childen and interesting texts about maritime history of Åland. Also a few videos were on display. Some inetriors...More

Thank FunkyMama666
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

When in Aland you need to know about the maritime history. This place has a well planned exhibition that is easy to understand. Good location, nice place, pretty restaurant, too. Highly recommendable, even though a bit expensive.

Thank suomituristi2015
Reviewed 26 May 2017

I've visited a fair number of maritime museums (my partner's interest) and this was the best I've been to. It has lots of models if you like that kind of detail but also interactive exhibits for children , interesting artefacts and lots of photos, archive...More

Thank randomhousereader
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Specialized in great size sailing boats, "windjammers" of 1800-1940. a good collection of objects of everyday live onboard.

1  Thank EspooHarry
Reviewed 17 January 2017

This is something where adults can go in depth, as well as the young can play around, climb, test, touch and build. Works very well for the whole family. Very interactive oriented, especially for the young. One of the few real authentic pirate flags of...More

1  Thank Andreas P
Reviewed 6 November 2016

Aland's Maritime Museum is really well done. The exhibits are well set out and backed up by a wealth of information that brings them to life, such as stories about the lives of individual sailors and crews of the ships. Given Aland's historical connections to...More

1  Thank Robin R
Reviewed 26 September 2016

The museum itself, with the Museumship Pommern, definitely are a place to visit, evenduring a short stay in Mariehamn. Both at the same price, and you can use the ticket on separate days. The items in the museum are organized very well, displaying in many...More

Thank Yrjö M
Reviewed 17 September 2016 via mobile

It is a very well done museum. Everything in it from models exponates dioramas help and entrtain the visitor. Interactive things to do make it even better.

Thank thor2705
Reviewed 16 September 2016

I found this recently renovated museum to be very interesting. It's a comprehensive study in various means of museum communication, too -- you'll find everything from interactive displays, pictures, ship models, artefacts and reconstructed interiors here, as well as several really nicely done dioramas (never...More

Thank amarcord83
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