Rauma Maritime Museum

Rauma, Finland

The Maritime Museum was founded in 2004. It is located in the former Maritime school built in 1900. There are both permanent and temporary exhibitions of the maritime history in Rauma and the Finland west coast. The Maritime Museum is open in summer season.

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Kalliokatu 34, Rauma, Finland
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Details

Founded: 2004
Category: Museums in Finland
Historical period: Independency (Finland)

More Information

www.rmm.fi
www.museot.fi

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4/5 (based on Google user reviews)

User Reviews

Janne Saarikko (4 years ago)
Nice museum.
Jari Lindgren (4 years ago)
Interesting display
Joslyn Creze (5 years ago)
Good
Valentin Vanherpen (5 years ago)
Good
Jacob Gillies (7 years ago)
Some amazing history in a historically significant building. Its surely worth the 2€ for the iPad guide, especially if your English is better than your Finnish. Highlights included Video of 'crossing the line' events, a ship piloting simulator and listening to ship life stories.
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