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Forum Marinum, Turku
(4.5/5 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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  • Huge Museum ... amazing and full of interesting objects related to every aspect of navigation. The highlight was a visit to the various ships and boats moored outside the Museum. from the cruise ship to merchant sailing ship ... a wonderful adventure. If you go there on a Sunday morning (obviously) found very few people, because the Finns before 11 not seen:)
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  • Fabulous museum celebrating maritime culture. As well as the main building there are ships moored alongside that you can climb through / up and over! Suomen Joutsen is quite stunning. My favourite par...  more »
  • The Museum provides much of the information they presented exciting and entertaining and even some ships up close can be admired.
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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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