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. To visit Maritime Museum on your holiday in Kotor, and find out what else Kotor has to offer, use our Kotor planning tool .
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  • Very much your traditional 'displays in cases' type of museum, but a pretty good one all the same. Some very nice models of ships through the ages, along with displays of naval equipment and maritime ...  more »
  • Very interesting. An audio guide is provided. Many paintings of sea captains, ships etc, beautiful model ships showing progression through the ages. Decorative guns, swords, daggers etc. Room settings...  more »
  • We went in as part of our Kotor walking tour (of the old city area). It is a nice 3 story building with interesting and well displayed naval artifacts. It is worth spending a little time here while in...  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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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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