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Forum Marinum, Turku
(4.4/5 based on 120 reviews on the web)
Learn about the country's maritime activities at Forum Marinum, 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. With our international travel planner, Turku attractions like Forum Marinum can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • Maritime centre Forum Marinum Museum and Centre for the study of the history of seafaring and shipbuilding. Attention primarily attract the museum ships sailing ship Suomen Joutsen and bark Sigyn. They decorated the embankment of the river aura in Turku which is the estuary.
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  • The museum has many interesting exhibitions, it's easy to access them and brings to life aspects of Finnish navy from World War II and the Cold War. A must-see for maritime and history lovers! 
  • We made a day trip to this excellent maritime centre with our family (two boys in theit "tweenies"). We had planned to see something else in Turku too, but the boys loved the Forum Marinum so we ended...  more »
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  • Nice mix with history and modern.
  • Not that amazing but a pleasant walk along the water.
  • Tip: the ships outside are only open in the summer
  • Daphne was a nice
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  • A stunning exhibition. Museum
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