Learn about the country's maritime activities at Forum Marinum Maritime Centre, which features a collection of highly detailed model boats. Photographs and graphics cover everything from small boats and maritime tourism to hovercrafts and war history. You'll read stories about centuries-old navigation schools and see objects from a century-old engine factory. Once you've toured the interior of the museum, board the ships to see tidy wooden office quarters and snug passenger cabins. Take a guided tour for more in-depth information about the museum's collections. A visit to Forum Marinum Maritime Centre represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Turku visit site to plot your vacation.
Forum Marinum Maritime Centre Reviews
The museum was boring for us who are not interested in maritime matters, mostly just pictures, some ships and engines etc., we went through within 10-15 minutes... The ship MS Bore outside on the rive... more »
Here you can walk for a couple of miles to feel the maritime history and atmosphere of Turku. While walking we learned about the old lighting wooden beacons in use since the 1220s! And of course we to... more »
A maritime museum with varied collection and exhibitions, including both military and merchant vessels. Entrance can be bought separately for the main exhibitions and the ships. Full entrance fee is valid for two days, and with a good reason - if really concentrating on the exhibits, one day is not enough. Still, one day is well enough to get a good overview of the museum, and concentrate on a good selection of the overall collection.
A must visit if you like maritime history. Great seeing the ship my dad served on during his military service.
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