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Forum Marinum Maritime Centre

Linnankatu 72, Turku 20100, Finland
+358 2 2679511
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You can't find more maritime history in Finland in same place

Historic sailships and old finnish navy warships in river Aura. More smaller vessels in the yard... read more

Reviewed April 2, 2018
1nquisitor
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Turku, Finland
Worth to visit!

We visited the museum and the gift shop. So many things to see. Be prepare to spent there more then... read more

Reviewed March 24, 2018
Kristian_K_T123
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Hours Today: 11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Linnankatu 72, Turku 20100, Finland
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+358 2 2679511
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

Historic sailships and old finnish navy warships in river Aura. More smaller vessels in the yard. Lot of items in indoors collection and interesting exhibitions. Definately a place to visit in Turku.

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Reviewed 24 March 2018

We visited the museum and the gift shop. So many things to see. Be prepare to spent there more then 1 hour if you want to discover everything at least a bit in detail. There is an opption to visit also one ship outside in...More

Thank Kristian_K_T123
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Reviewed 13 March 2018 via mobile

I suggest to visit this martime museum. Even ships inside and large exhibition of Finnish martime history. I found this very interesting place.

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Reviewed 18 February 2018

Wonderful sea and maritime exhibition in real harbor environment. There are vessels from a 19th century's sail ship to almost modern patrol boats - more than 100 vessels. It's possible to visit on board of the biggest ships, for example fregate "Suomen Joutsen" (s/y "Swan...More

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Reviewed 17 November 2017 via mobile

I attended an event at the Forum Marinum, had a lunch and visited the museum and the gift shop in this activity center. The ships in the museum are open only during the summer time. Very well functioning area overall.

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Reviewed 16 September 2017

A beautiful maritime museum that displays Finnish maritime, naval and shipbuilding history. The museum has great conference venues and a good lunch restaurant. Any visit will take 2-3 hours at least if you're not planning on a run-through. Remember to visit the museum ships at...More

Thank James M
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Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed a recent evening visit here as part of a business trip to Turku. Exhibits are numerous, varied and very interesting for those with an interest in ships and ship building. Evening dinner at the museum was very good, both the food and the...More

Thank Andrew W
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Reviewed 3 September 2017

Turku has centuries long history with maritime industries, including ship building. And the ships built in Turku range from small crafts to ocean going cruise ships, which are more like ocean going cities. Forum Marinum details Turku's marine history quite well. It also has an...More

Thank Cheryl M
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Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

Really informative and well set out museum. Really pleased we opted to include the ships/boats as part of our visit. Good value for money.

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Reviewed 8 August 2017 via mobile

Forum Marinum offers something for everyone: there are exhibitions, both permanent and changing - and several museum ships to visit, including the famous Suomen Joutsen and the unique barque Sigyn. For kids there's a lot to do and experience on the ships as well as...More

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