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Sjofartsmuseet Goteborg

1 - 3 Karl Johansgatan, Gothenburg 414 59, Sweden
+46 31 61 29 00
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Great museum with descriptions in English

Great museum with awesome detailed ships. They also provide a ship simulator and a lot of... read more

Reviewed 8 October 2017
Wie B
via mobile
Sea-related exhibitions, aquarium area, kids friendly spots

This museum offers a nice diversity of activities : exhibitions more grown-up oriented, aquarium... read more

Reviewed 15 August 2017
Thomas L
Gothenburg, Sweden
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1 - 3 Karl Johansgatan, Gothenburg 414 59, Sweden
+46 31 61 29 00
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Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

Great museum with awesome detailed ships. They also provide a ship simulator and a lot of descriptions are in English. An aquarium is also included.

Thank Wie B
Reviewed 15 August 2017

This museum offers a nice diversity of activities : exhibitions more grown-up oriented, aquarium area with a tank where kids can touch the species (poor animals!), large assortment of boat models on display. It even includes a playroom for the little ones and a laboratory...More

Thank Thomas L
Reviewed 2 April 2017

I arrived by Ferry from Germany so I approached this City from a maritime orientation and despite having visited the maritime museum in Kiel and the U Boat museum in Laboe I found this museum to be A good introduction to Gothenburg and it's role...More

1  Thank joe s
Reviewed 2 March 2017

Museum with different departments- exotic fish, Swedish fish, Swedish naval museum, play areas for children, boat driver simulator. Also a cafe which usually also has some hot food.

1  Thank AnnaWallman
Reviewed 26 October 2016

Another of the 5 museums for 40 SEK! Slightly away from the main attractions it took us about 40 minutes to walk from the Central Station - but we could have taken a tram to the door. The aquarium is beautifully set up. I've never...More

1  Thank Paul H
Reviewed 30 September 2016

Gothenburg's seafaring history is well represented in this excellent museum. There are lots of ship models and artifacts, exhibits about fishermen, stories of fjords and harbors. I highly recommend this excellent museum especially if you are travelling with children.

2  Thank jfarlam
Reviewed 28 July 2016

Interesting museum for those interested in shipping history. Lots of cool models of boats and a fun simulator for the kids

Thank Pawestin
Reviewed 4 April 2016

A great museum, very inexpensive (on the same 40sek ticket as the city museum, natural history museum, art museum etc) all about the seafaring past and future of the city. Lots of models and an interactive kids zone. This is high quality, good value and...More

Thank NelliePelliePoohski
Reviewed 12 December 2015

Beautiful museum! It has numerous great aquariums, interesting exhibitions about ships, harbors, fishermen, etc... This museum is perfect for children and for sea 's lovers and..yes...I suggest with pleasure this incredible museum. The cost of the museum is 40 sek and the closest tram stop...More

Thank olivehoover
Reviewed 30 October 2015

An excellent museum with a massive collection of Ship Models ranging from the oldest to the latest ones. Excellently maintained and showcases true history.

Thank Kishore_Gopinath
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