Sergej Mašera Maritime Museum, Piran

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Learn all there is to know about Slovene maritime history at Sergej Mašera Maritime Museum. Sitting by the water in the elegant 19th-century Gabrielli Palace, the museum features artifacts from the ancient to the Yugoslav. The highlight is the Roman amphorae in the archaeological exhibit--viewed through a glass floor, these lie right on the seabed. A room upstairs holds intricate model ships from the 18th century. The museum's first renovated ship--the yacht 'Seagull'--sits outside in the harbor. Put Sergej Mašera Maritime Museum at the forefront of your travel plans using our Piran online sightseeing planner.
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  • We found the museum fascinating. The receptionist was extremely helpful with how to navigate around the museum. The iPad added a lot of historical context to the visit. Everything is clearly marked.....  more »
  • This is a small and charming local history maritime museum with nicely done exhibits on Slovenian sailors in history, WWI, WWII, local maritime events, and similar topics. It includes ship models...  more »
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  • Museum dedicated to slovene maritime and naval history.
  • Marine architectures and visual pictures of history came to me as pure delicate work of art, constructing an imaginary bridge between the past and present moment. At the moment of visit, I was briefly able to palpably feel and immerse into the life of seaman - vividly triggering me to rethink about the quote “Call me Ishmael”. When I visited, the price for adult was 4 euros :)

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