Really cool museum! Super well-organized, with interactive places for kids and interesting historical background for adults. Also, the deck view is amazing.
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This large museum takes you through maritime history as it pertains to Italy, Genova, and globally. It is well thought out and takes you through logically successive steps from the 15th century up until modern times, explaining the progression as you go from ground floor...More
Time spent in Galata is really worth. Learn on life at sea and ocean and the exhibit on emigrants past and current is amazing! Migration and inclusion. Andrea Doria Ship story is fascinating and you can’t miss the view from the terrace. Fun and learning...More
We visited with one 4 years old and one 14 years old and they were both delighted. There are things to see and to experience for all ages. Museum is architectural wonder and it is so well organised and interestingly presented that you won’t be...More
Several floors ... You need audio guide , limited english descriptions. Good reproductions of older ships. A little ecclectic in terms of topics, emigration, immigration, boat designs, etc
Great museum dedicated to Genoese maritime history, ships and people's lives. It is very interesting and lots of exhibits are interactive. There are also a 4D storm simulation and few real life models of ships and a submarine. The museum is so big and attractive...More
A fascinating experience with so much to see and do - especially for younger visitors. I particularly enjoyed the display of old maps and the 'emigrazione e immigrazione' exhibition on the third floor. So well presented and explained!
Obviously the history of Genova sailing is beautifully presented but the details of the Andrea Dora, the immigration experience of the 1900-1930’s Italian, and the. Wham-oh, the immigrants in the boats landing at Lampedusa etc. Go on a hot or rainy day and stay 3...More
Visiting the Galata Museo del mare is a great way to learn about the importance of the relationship between the sea and Genoa. I also enjoyed very much their exhibit about immigration. It gives you a real sense of history about those who left Italy...More