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Museo Volvo Ocean Race

Calle Muelle 10 | Puerto de Alicante, 03138 Alicante, Spain
+34 965 13 80 80
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The Volvo Ocean Race Museum is a modern installation where visitors can enjoy a close-up view of the world's longest and toughest professional sporting event and learn about the heroes who battle the oceans in this race around the world. Take a trip through the history of the regatta and the marine world in this state-of-the-art interactive space - the only museum in the world dedicated to a race considered the Everest of Sailing.
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Calle Muelle 10 | Puerto de Alicante, 03138 Alicante, Spain
+34 965 13 80 80
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What an interesting unique place, it's also so clean and modern! Very interesting indeed. Lovely friendly girl on reception, baby changing facilities also!

Thank E L
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you are near it then you must pop in! It is next to the marina. Staff are really friendly and helpful. A great simulated ride on a boat, an excellent video and lots to see. Brilliant!

Thank Brian002
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I visited the Museum on my second trip to Alicante. First of all it is free, which I did not expect. Second, when you get in you end spending at least 1 hour and half as you plunge into the VOR atmosphere. There is plenty...More

1  Thank Diego-La-Rocca
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is all about ocean racing... you don't even have to be interested in it to appreciate the amazing people who do this sport.... so informative, a real eye opener... interactive displays, films, plenty to see learn and do.... lovely friendly staff too.. We...More

Thank Beckyboop_11
Reviewed 2 September 2017

The weather was bad so went into this museum. More of an exhibition than a museum but very modern and educational and free.

Thank robertmcg15
Reviewed 30 August 2017

Very interesting for myself and my husband. Looking at the journey undertaken was fascinating and really gave an insight of what was involved.

Thank Sharon B
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Really enjoyed our visit great multi lingual staff Interactive and informative Well worth. Taking the time to go Our 7 year enjoyed it as did we The simulator was good fun for al of us

Thank eagleman13
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

I had the best experience going to this museum with a group of friends. The expo is quite short, but very informative and with a great design. Text is available in English plus all the staff is properly skilled in English as well! Because we...More

Thank atousab4
Management response:Responded 11 August 2017

Thanks for such a positive comment! Our staff is a genuinely concerned about customer satisfaction. We continually try to do our very best for all of our visitors, so it’s great to know that you enjoyed your Volvo Ocean Race experience.

Reviewed 2 August 2017 via mobile

My husband and I thought we'd stop by on our last day. We didn't expect to enjoy it quite as much as we knew very little about the Volvo Ocean Race. We both loved the interactive displays and the easily digestible information on offer. The...More

Thank Rima B
Reviewed 27 July 2017

The ocean race museum is modern & fun with a lot of interactive exhibits and video. Pretty quick to get around if it's not as interesting to you, or you can spend a lot longer if you are. In the heat of the day it's...More

Thank Robert C
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Response from Chris L | Reviewed this property |
Sorry I didn't see this, yes there is parking but it's not so cheap so park further away as it's a nice walk down to the museum.