Gothenburg Maritime Museum

Gothenburg, Sweden

The exhibitions at the Maritime Museum tell 400 years of maritime history. Themes include pirates past and present, life at sea, the Swedish American Line and much more. There are four permanent exhibitions displaying the history of sea routes, flows of people and ideas, Gothenburg port and technical development of seafaring.



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Frederik Schupp (7 months ago)
The battleship was great to explore. I booked online, which was cheaper than on site. A lot of information is presented on the ship and you can go basically everything. It can be a bit slippery, especially when climbing down the ladders. I bumped my elbow more than once climbing down. Regretfully the submarine was not open for visitation. I would have loved to visit this one, too.
Jonas (7 months ago)
Nice museum. Could perhaps be better taken care of. Feels as if it has been the same for decades. A lot of climbing and interesting areas one could access, like the engine room. Interesting to see how much people that was involved in pure navigation before the times of GPS and other modern equipment.
x y (8 months ago)
It was one of my favourite things to see in Göteborg for sure! Especially the destroyer is impressive to walk through. As it's quite big that will already take a while. Unfortunately, when I was there, I couldn't visit two of the boats. You also can't go into the submarine. But all in all I would def recommend going there :)
Adrian Bunea (9 months ago)
Interesting place, although I think the admission is a bit expensive for what it's worth. I really wanted to visit the inside of the submarine, but that's not possible. It's a bit of a rust bucket. The destroyer was nice, the lighthouse ship is under repair and cannot be visited.
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