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German Maritime Museum.

Its my first time see an submarine, this place is full of information regarding to the wars, you... read more

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Olongapo, Philippines
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Living in Germany I never had the time to visit the German Marine Museum. This year during our... read more

Reviewed 23 October 2018
Toronto, Canada
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Suedstrand 125, 26382 Wilhelmshaven, Lower Saxony, Germany
+49 4421 400840
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Its my first time see an submarine, this place is full of information regarding to the wars, you can also see here one of the fleet of german navy which is bought in US. You can explore the vessel and the submarine. Staff are nice,...More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank Dion049
Reviewed 23 October 2018

Living in Germany I never had the time to visit the German Marine Museum. This year during our visit we did take a time to visit the Marine Museum in a small town called Wilhelmshaven and we not disappointed. The museum has an outstanding historical...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank Princeznicka
Reviewed 27 April 2018

this museum is well done, very well organized, offering information in English. For sure well spent time and money.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank EvaCZ001
Reviewed 17 April 2018

Quite fascinating, marine museum. If you are interest in Marine activities ships, submarines, military tactics, garments...etc this is place to visit. This is museum provides details of how the German Naval military fought in WWI and WWII. As a foreigner it quite interesting learn and...More

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank JllesBee
Reviewed 2 April 2018

Being none of the above I had a great time. You can visit a few navy vessels and wonder why people got war anyway. The history of the German Navy in 100 years.

Date of experience: April 2018
1  Thank TheBoxonIce
Reviewed 13 February 2018

A must visit place if you are in Wilhelmshaven. Four navy ships are available for visiting their exterior and interior. Also a navy tug and an ex DDR torpedo boat are avialble for external observation only, along with several weapons and marine parts. The museum...More

Date of experience: February 2018
1  Thank naupigos A
Reviewed 3 November 2017

Recommended for anybody passing near Wilhelmshaven. Having grown up with a father in the navy and getting limited tours around a frigate, this was a real treat to fully explore all parts of two? ships including a post ww2 submarine. (The other ships can't be...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed 20 September 2017 via mobile

Had an excellent experience. Pleasant reception staff and no hassle. The interior section is interesting but I would have liked to read an English translation of some of the WWII narratives. The really outstanding part of the tour is the warships - a submarine, destroyer,...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank Adrian M
Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

Or at least the outdoor area with all of the ships and submarines. If you are interested in Navy history this is a must. The museum itself is quite small and I would recommend Deutsches Schifffahrtsmuseum in Bremerhaven in stead (1 hour away by car)

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank Praxibetel_Ix
Reviewed 17 June 2017 via mobile

Had a nice visit and enjoyed the museum. There is a small exhibition part with models, displays and personal items. The main attraction is the 3 ships and U-boat which you are free to explore. Lots of personal accounts from past crew about life on...More

Date of experience: June 2017
1  Thank Z4775JHmattr
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12 August 2017|
Response from Praxibetel_Ix | Reviewed this property |
Hi Steve, on the front page, scroll down to the bottom; Öffnungszeiten 1. April bis 31. Oktober täglich 10.00 bis 18.00 Uhr 1. November bis 31. März täglich 10.00 bis 17.00 Uhr 24. Dezember geschlossen Enjoy it :)
26 April 2017|
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Response from Andreas H |
The cost is 11,50 Euro for adults. Yes, you will be able to enter all the exhibits. Enjoy your time there - it is very interesting.
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