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We visited this museum on the Sunday after we realised that the shops were closed on this... read more

Reviewed 1 October 2018
Solihull, United Kingdom
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Several seperate buildings - not all worthwhile

The museum consist of different buildings, floors and ship you can choose and combine. We started... read more

Reviewed 14 September 2018
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Ul. Olowianka 9/13, Gdansk 80-751, Poland
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Shipbuilding museum from the Vikings through Communism and now into modern Poland. But go in the summer, most of it was closed in November.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Don0522
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

as a master student in maritime bus. adm. department I love those places. I said places cuz there are four of them. when you go any part of the four you can buy tickets for the others too. and if its your luck days they...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Biteviye
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Those who are prone to sea-sickness, beware! This is a very old ship and possibly one of the last of the traditional steamship design, tall funnel in the middle. The decks are far from flat and there are a lot of creaky floorboards. From the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Keith T
Reviewed 30 October 2018

We loved wandering around the museum and the history is absolutely awesome. Well worth a visit and the surrounds are stunning.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 19 October 2018

Rushed back from another visit only to find out that at 3pm they do not allow any more visitors because the museum shuts at 4pm. What a disappointment! The museum is mainly in a building and in theory it can be open with artificial lights...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Reviewed 16 October 2018 via mobile

This museum offers different experiences on both banks of the river . The modern side has interactive displays where you can dock a ship and do practical tasks good for children on the third floor . On the second floor is an interesting display of...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

We visited this museum on the Sunday after we realised that the shops were closed on this particular Sunday. A new law comes into place soon which will force all shops to close on Sunday. The point being that this may have been a factor...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank LauraDaveJames
Reviewed 1 October 2018 via mobile

It's not a MUST do ...but it is interesting...the Museum has no English signs but do have a book in each room which a nice young lady will put back for you !! These explain the exhibits . Bit wordy for my liking. The Art...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank diana c
Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

Nice museum full of interesting exponats. Many models of boats and historical exponats. Ship Soldek and crane building are very interesting part of this museum. Highly recommend go through all museum. You will need all afternoon for that.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank tom_cA3430KU
Reviewed 14 September 2018 via mobile

The museum consist of different buildings, floors and ship you can choose and combine. We started with the two floors in the modern building next to the crane. The upper floor is free where you can do some fun stuff such as simulations and some...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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