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Forum Marinum Maritime Centre

Linnankatu 72, Turku 20100, Finland
+358 2 2679511
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Very interesting, lots to see

A good maritim museum.very much to see even to people who are not so intrested in motors etc. Very... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Iliar2013
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Helsinki, Finland
Best maritime museum we've been to

This is by far the best maritime museum we've visited. The ship models are amazing, the videos and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Clay56
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Austin, TX
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Linnankatu 72, Turku 20100, Finland
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Reviewed 5 days ago

A good maritim museum.very much to see even to people who are not so intrested in motors etc. Very nice guides, kind and helpful! Several big boats to visit, and even a nice cafeteria/lunch.

Thank Iliar2013
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is by far the best maritime museum we've visited. The ship models are amazing, the videos and other materials informative and entertaining, and the boat tours are unique. Besides, where else have you seen a three-story room filled with outboard motors?

1  Thank Clay56
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Due to limited amount of time we only visited the ships outside - the frigate "Suomen Joutsen" (Swan of Finland) and the two minelayers. They are well preserved and worth visiting, takes some time though to catch the details. I'm sure the museum itself would...More

Thank Sanski66
Reviewed 24 May 2017

Forum Marinum has plenty to offer. In the summertime you can visit the ships and also visit the museum telling a story about Turku maritime history. This all takes time, but you can have a drink or eat at the Göran restaurant.( Also Turku Castle...More

Thank Essi_Inari
Reviewed 5 May 2017

For the 9euros(10) if you want to add the Bore experience to your day,which I highly recommend This is a very well laid out and displayed museum Telling the story of Finland's and Turku marine history Lots of detail in a clear and easy to...More

Thank Dave B
Reviewed 21 April 2017

full of interesting maritime ships aged and well preserved includung a hydrocar which can run in water and ice and land

Thank Iamhomersimpsons
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Large museum, very nice and interesting expositions of maritime life. In summer you can visit ships outdoor. You can easily spend few hours here and maybe a full day if you stop for lunch in nearby restaurant. They have a very nice activities for kids...More

Thank Kristina V
Reviewed 11 April 2017

After a nice long walk along the river we decided to check out the museum. It was a very nice and educational experience for all. Lots of exhibits, models and real life examples of motors, ships, ship building, etc... You can easily spend 1-3 hours...More

Thank c12pilot
Reviewed 8 April 2017

Boring. I thought it would be much better than it was. If you are a man or woman interested in boats, motors, lures for fishing, and anything to do with the sea, then go. Unfortunately I did not enjoy it.

Thank wendyville2002
Reviewed 19 February 2017

Forum Marinum is a sympathetic museum about seafaring, the seafaring people, life at sea, the history of shipbuilding and the past and present connection between people and the sea. A wonderful display from every angle, using storytelling through people´s destinies, and what´s best, accompanied with...More

Thank Timo L
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