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An impressive museum, in a very striking building. We could have spent a lot longer here looking at... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Worth a visit

Interesting maritime centre with some beautiful old boats and other exhibitions. Good value for... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Tornatorintie 99 a, Kotka 48100, Finland
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Reviewed 1 week ago

An impressive museum, in a very striking building. We could have spent a lot longer here looking at not only the inside displays but also some older boats outside along the quayside and even an old steam engine. There are even a couple of aircraft...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Interesting maritime centre with some beautiful old boats and other exhibitions. Good value for families as the entrance fee of 10 euros for adults covers the Martime and Kymenlaakso museums. Children under 18 are free. Entrance to the Tarmo ice breaker is an extra 5...More

Thank Linda D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A museum not just for the nautically inclined as there are other exhibitions covering finnish life. The old motor boats were a particular joy. Well worth a visit and surprisingly cheap. There is a café and a separate ship museum but that is an additional...More

Thank davecmh2016
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great exposition in stylish contemporary building. Collection of Finn made boats of different ages. Interactive installations. City history museum. Be ready to spend here several hours. Located in 5 min walk from the center of Kotka. Entrance for 10 euro. Kids for free.

Thank Petr H
Reviewed 15 February 2018

A wonderful museum, quite a surprise actually. Lots of different exhibitions and gorgeous old motor boats and lots of other stuff. A must if in Kotka!

Thank ManuTraveller21
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Good place if you are interesting of finland maretime history. There is allso other variable historic exhibitions. In same building there is lunch restaurant "Laakonki"

Thank Karhulanantti
Reviewed 11 August 2017

In fact we visited he 2 times as one was not enough. Old Icebreaker Tarmo, had a lunch at cafe/restaurang, kids played in jumpy area, exhibitions...

Thank PeteFinland
Reviewed 10 August 2017 via mobile

Spent a couple of hours here while visiting Kotka. Lots of naval, coast guard and police boats on display, as well as some sea planes. Many scale models and a lot of memorabilia. Outside was a large steamboat that you could board and look through,...More

Thank petak57
Reviewed 8 August 2017

The museum was opened in the summer 2008. The building has very modern architect. You can walk on the roof like in Oslo Opera House. Inside are two museums: The Maritime Museum of Finland and The Kymenlaakso museum. The entrance fee for both museums is...More

Thank Mikael F
Reviewed 23 July 2017

This is a very modern building in Kotka. The exhibition is very nicely prepared and tells about the sea/maritime history, our ships, travelling by boat, big sailing boats whatever. There is also a Kymenlaakso museum and a good museum store and excellent restaurant with perfect...More

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