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Maritime Museum, Kotor

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View model boats, navigational instruments, and documents at Maritime Museum, dedicated to the history of sailing in Kotor dating back to the 9th century. Housed in an 18th-century Baroque palace, the museum has three floors of different exhibits, organized by theme and era. See objects such as the oldest preserved manuscript about navigation in the region, dating from 1168, and an atlas of the Mediterranean from 1764. View small cannons, bronze statues, weapons, and garments. Browse through a collection of photographs, paintings, and maps. You can pick up an audio guide at the entrance. Plan to see Maritime Museum and other attractions that appeal to you using our Kotor trip generator.
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Where to stay in Kotor

A jewel of Montenegro’s Adriatic coast, the city of Kotor draws scores of tourists and boasts a selection of places to stay for all tastes. The city offers several luxury hotels and apartments, as well as a broad choice of economy lodgings, such as pensions, hostels, boutique hotels, and bed and breakfasts. If you like to be in the heart of the city bustle, look for lodgings in the historical old town, or book a stay just outside the city center for quieter surroundings. Those who prefer to be close to nature can also stay at a campsite close to the city.
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  • If you like nautical history and want perspective on the area you wont want to miss this. The exhibits were interesting and well maintained spaning several different ruling nations and the naval confl...  more »
  • If your interested in the history of Kotor then this is a must do. Pretty cheap fee 4 euro and audio guides are available if you want them. The display of weaponry is quite fascinating and the model s...  more »
  • The museum really brings to life the strategic importance of Kotor as a port, and the wealth of the early merchants. The display of beautiful weaponry (the bling of the day) was really surprising and ...  more »
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  • Nice display outside. beautiful square. entry fee
  • Good place to visit in old town
  • Beautiful mediaeval town lots to see.I'm looking for the name of a shop selling a rearing bull sculpture made from bike parts, the chain was its spine and the legs were made of springs and nuts it also had an elephant I'm desperate to get it for his christmas The shop was off a square and had an area outside the shop with a low wall to right , inside sold ceramics I'd be forever grateful if someone can help
  • Good place to visit in old town. Interesting history and beautiful models of water ships in the museum.
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