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Museum of Fishing & Shipping, Esbjerg
(3.9/5 based on 150+ reviews on the web)
Head to Museum of Fishing & Shipping to learn about Denmark's fishing industry and how it has been influenced by Viking history and culture. Examine the live fish of the North Sea, some of which you can touch, or check out the informative maritime section where you can learn about Esbjerg's viking history and Danish fishing practices. Learn how to make rope and nets at the instructional exhibits throughout. Head outside to see the seal aquarium; check the seal feeding times in advance. You can also arrange to do fishing or walking tours of the Wadden Sea from this museum. For Museum of Fishing & Shipping and beyond, use our Esbjerg vacation route planner to get the most from your Esbjerg vacation.
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  • Lovely surroundings, with fine historic stories of fishing and shipping. Nothing out of the ordinary with fine for a Sunday afternoon. Good for kids with aquariums with Pat basin, seals and birds Aviary
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  • Always nice to get out there, but doesn't seem their Aquarium is flashy, it they win is their playground which is super fine. However, still believe that prices are at the high end. The food was also ok, but again not cheap compared to quality
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  • My visit was with the grand children. We got there at the time the seals were being fed in the open air pool they are kept in. You can also take a lift or the steps down below and watch them from unde...  more »