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Galata Museo del Mare

Calata De' Ansaldo Mari 1, 16126, Genoa, Italy
+39 010 234 5655
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Learn Genoa's maritime history

Enjoyed this visit, but it is quite dark inside (has some ancient manuscripts, so probably to... read more

Reviewed yesterday
TwinkyInBath
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Bath, United Kingdom
Venite Vedere Questo Museo Ottimo!

I loved loved loved loved this museum. Don't get me wrong, I also love great art, antiquities... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
SvalbardGuy
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Los Angeles, California
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  • Excellent57%
  • Very good33%
  • Average7%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“full size” (11 reviews)
“top floor” (18 reviews)
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Calata De' Ansaldo Mari 1, 16126, Genoa, Italy
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Reviewed yesterday

Enjoyed this visit, but it is quite dark inside (has some ancient manuscripts, so probably to preserve those). Some interesting arrangements of ships old and new. Learned a lot about Genovese history (esp about Chris Columbus) and Genoa's achievements militarily. Some of the exhibits are...More

Thank TwinkyInBath
Reviewed 1 week ago

I loved loved loved loved this museum. Don't get me wrong, I also love great art, antiquities, ceramics, etc. But sometimes you also need amazingly cool stuff like a real submarine, a Roman-era war galley, a collection of comic books about sea monsters, and most...More

Thank SvalbardGuy
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It's big - on 5 floors plus the submarine! You start off on the ground floor with some historical facts on Cristopher Columbus then up to lean how the Genovese made their stupendous wealth. On the second floor you can steer a ship and learn...More

Thank Pinkertonx
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I loved this, it was very interactive, you need about 2 hours to fully enjoy the experience but it's really worth it

Thank JissyA
Reviewed 9 August 2017 via mobile

What a great museum! We all really enjoyed it and underestimated how long we would spend there. The museum is on 4/5 floors and gets better and better as you go up. A lot of Maritime history but also current information on migration from an...More

1  Thank NickyNacs
Reviewed 3 August 2017

As others have put it before me, it is indeed much larger than it looks. It is very meticulously organized by floors and themes, and the exhibits are not only amazingly detailed, accurate and masterfully preserved, they are also very engaging. Not just a dusty...More

Thank Raul G
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

We went with our 7 years old son and we LOVED it! It is a good 2-3 hours spent filled with history of Genoa and its maritime power. Really interesting and is definitely suitable for young kids, adolescents and adults. We would highly recommend it...More

Thank theglutenfreefork
Reviewed 26 July 2017

Some wonderful exhibits including two full size ships. Covers Genova's links with the sea from pre Columbus to the present day. Only disappointment was that despite the great presentations and information, quite a lot of these have no translation.

Thank Dag S
Reviewed 16 July 2017

I went with my 14 year old son in June to the Museo del Mare. It is huge. We got the audio guides and did most of the museum. There are full sized ships inside. With many details about he history of Genoa and the...More

1  Thank cohenfamily
Reviewed 3 July 2017

This was a great 2 hours of time spent. You can use this when its too hot to stay outside or raining. Lots of interesting history of Genoa and Sailing.

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