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Rauman Merimuseo - Rauma Maritime Museum

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Not only for the ship enthusiasts!

Rauma's maritime museum is very well curated and full of fascinating and unusual exhibits. The... read more

Reviewed 20 June 2018
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Beautiful museum building

An interesting atmospheric museum in a beautiful buildingI recommend to anyone who is interested in... read more

Reviewed 11 March 2018
Parainen, Finland
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Kalliokatu 34, Rauma 26100, Finland
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Reviewed 20 June 2018 via mobile

Rauma's maritime museum is very well curated and full of fascinating and unusual exhibits. The simulator rightly gets a lot of positive attention, but I liked some of the quirkier exhibits such as the poster demonstrating various ways of dealing with a drunken sailor, the...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed 11 March 2018

An interesting atmospheric museum in a beautiful buildingI recommend to anyone who is interested in the marine history of Rauma

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 11 July 2017

This is an interesting museum about shipping and navigation. There is something for everybody there. Our teens loved the navigation simulator Jenny. I loved the ballast park behind the museum building. The park is planted with ballast plant species found in Satakunta Province.

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank JariJK
Reviewed 7 August 2015

A good museum full of interactive displays that makes the maritime history spring into life. We've especially enjoyed the cruise simulator. The staff was helpful and pleasant. The only thing I missed was for the interactive parts to be translated into English, many are in...More

Date of experience: May 2015
Thank Tina Q
Reviewed 21 July 2015

This is how to keep an aging museum up to date. A great many museums have dusty exhibits in glass cases and Rauma is no different but here the difference is that there are many interactive items for young and old alike. This museum is...More

Date of experience: June 2015
1  Thank AMSugna
Reviewed 17 March 2015

We forget so easily with how few tools people travelled the seas and yet went everywhere. This gives a good impression but is limited of course.

Date of experience: November 2014
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Reviewed 22 July 2014

This a beautiful small museum: the rooms and exhibitions are beautiful and captivating. The museum is not trying cover it all, but it certainly gives fascinating glimpses to history Rauma seafaring and seafarers in a nice way. We really enjoyed seeing this cosy and interesting...More

Date of experience: July 2014
1  Thank BoompawsSurfScoter
Reviewed 19 April 2014

Located in a previous maritime school building the museum is quite interesting with a lot of small things to see - a guided tour woild probably be preferable. Upstairs there is a simulator - You can try to get a boat to the New York...More

Date of experience: March 2014
1  Thank Disapp0inted_guest
Reviewed 18 November 2013

It was nice to visit the old school of maritime, where my grandfather did study and later work as principal. The museum has large collection of experience on people working in sailing ships in the 18th and early 19th centuary. Interesting, really.

Date of experience: June 2013
1  Thank Ritva189934
Reviewed 7 June 2013

I recommend this museum because it has most beautiful way of putting the things and history to be looked at. The size of the building is not very big but it is thoroughly planned. They have IMO used excellently modern computer technology and made it...More

Date of experience: June 2013
1  Thank Hakalli
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