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Museum of the World Ocean, Kaliningrad

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Learn more about the ocean and the history of oceanography at Museum of the World Ocean, home to several ships, a submarine, maritime machinery, exhibit halls, a marine library, and an environmental station. The museum features exhibits devoted to navigation, marine flora and fauna, and the geology and hydrology of the oceans. The highlight of the museum is the legendary scientific-research vessel Vityaz, which made 65 expeditions in the ocean between 1949 and 1979. You also can see the remains of a 19th-century wooden fishing boat, the collection of ancient cannons and anchors, and a sperm whale skeleton. The pre-atomic B-413 submarine gives a taste of what life was like for its 300 crew members. Using our world travel planner, Kaliningrad attractions like Museum of the World Ocean can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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The capital of Kaliningrad Oblast (the Russian Baltic enclave between Poland and Lithuania), the city of Kaliningrad boasts a long history, famous architectural sights, and a well-developed tourist infrastructure. The city offers a good selection of both economy and luxury boutique hotels, many of which are conveniently located in the vicinity of all the major attractions. If you prefer more peaceful surroundings, check out several options in tranquil areas outside the center. Budget travelers can choose between several hostels. Fully furnished apartments are plentiful in the city, and they range from relatively basic to lavishly decorated ones.
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  • The Museum of the World Ocean is technically made up of a few buildings and several ships that you can go into. Since there are other Trip Advisor listings for the ships, I will use this to discuss th...  more »
  • One of Russia's preeminent museums, Museum of the World Ocean rightly is one of Kaliningrad's best attractions. There were plenty of interactive displays that made the information salient, so regardle...  more »
  • It was smaller than I expected. Quite complicated ticket system. Most explanations only in English. I was a bit disappointed. But the building is modern, clean, normal toilets.  more »