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Galata Maritime Museum

Galata Maritime Museum
The sea is the star of this innovative, spectacular museum located in the heart of the port and named after the age-old Genoese quarter in the city of Istanbul: with its 10,000 square metres of exhibition space, it is the Mediterranean's largest museum dedicated to the sea, taking visitors on an extraordinary journey through the history of navigation in the buildings of the old dockyard of the Republic of Genoa.

The Museum, a brilliant combination of tradition and technological innovation, is organised over 4 floors, with a total of twenty-eight large rooms, including one devoted to Christopher Columbus with his famous portrait attributed to Ghirlandaio and his Book of Privileges, simulated port and shipyard settings, media stations, and spectacular sound and lighting effects; completing all this is a rich array of nautical instruments, atlases, nautical charts, weapons, and paintings.

Visitors can discover how men lived on board a galley in the 1600s, experience Italian emigration in the 20th century through an interactive route and enjoy a uniquely engaging adventure inside the S518 Nazario Sauro submarine.

The itinerary ends with MIRAGenova, a major, innovative project that allows visitors to fully enjoy enchanting views of the port and the historic area of Genoa around it.

For information on prices and schedules, please visit the organisation's website.

 

WEATHER WARNING
In case of weather warning "RED" the museum will be closed to the public and all events will be cancelled.

 

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