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Maritime Museum

4.6/5
5 Reviews
Museum
Address: Kotor, Montenegro
Phone: 082 25146

What people are saying:

Kotor develops and grows by the cause of navigation. The history of Kotor is closely connected with the sea. Although the maritime museum is very compact, this three-story building contains all the essence and is worth visiting. The building itself is an important historical monument. It is the official residence of the Grgurina family who lived here, and it is exactly the same as the Italian architectural style on the other side of the Adriatic Sea. Collections began in 1880 and opened to the public in 1900. The open area on the first floor is not large. There are sculptures and some maps displayed. What is new is that there is a model of a terracotta warrior. From the stairs on the second floor, there are many cultural relics oncoming. There are nautical instruments, ship models, maps, anchors, guns, portraits of famous people, uniforms, restored models of historical scenes, paintings, etc. There are also photos in modern times. Basically, they are arranged in chronological order. From the Apennines in the Middle Ages to Austria, Russia, and Yugoslavia in modern times, the history of Kotor is basically outlined by describing the history of navigation. There is an exhibition hall showing the heroic deeds that took place in Kotor during World War I and World War II, as well as the story of the warship named after Kotor, and an exhibition hall showing Kotor’s unique maritime culture: selected from 12-year-old boys The little admiral symbolizes that the maritime tradition has been passed down from generation to generation; there is also a respected person as the real Kotor admiral, and now it has become part of the Kotor culture and tourism exhibition. Opening hours: summer peak season from July 1st to September 1st, weekdays open from 8 to 23:00; Sundays and holidays from 10 to 16:00; September 1 to October 15 from 8 to 18:00; Weeks Sundays and holidays from 10:00 to 13:00; October 15 to April 15 of the following year, 9 to 17:00, weekends and holidays from 9 to 12:00; April 15 to July 1, 8 to 18:00, Sunday And holidays from 9 to 13:00. Tickets are 4 Euros for adults, 1 Euros for children, 1.5 Euros per person for groups of more than 10 people, and audio guides are available.

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  • SteveRainville99
    SteveRainville99
    Orlando, Florida
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    We loved that anchor!

    This building used to be an old palace, and it got our attention because of the large anchor at the entrance.

    Reviewed on /Date(1599984607000+0800)/
  • Fossicker66
    Fossicker66
    North Walsham
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    Worth popping in

    You will not take much time out of your busy schedule in order to look round this little museum because...well, because it's only a little museum. There are a few costume displays and some naval a...

    Reviewed on /Date(1573250690000+0800)/
  • MJP2014
    MJP2014
    Livingston, New Jersey
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    Must see in Kotor

    A very small but interesting museum within the walled city of Kotor. Packed with knives swords and rifles, The museum highlights the necessary defenses used for protecting the city.

    Reviewed on /Date(1572825045000+0800)/
  • TerryfromToledo
    TerryfromToledo
    Laguna Beach, California
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    Great Way to Learn about the History of the Region

    This is not a huge museum but they track the whole seagoing history of the region of which I previously knew little. They have models of ships from the 1300's through the 19th century. Weapons from ea...

    Reviewed on /Date(1569634871000+0800)/
  • Pam H
    Pam H
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    Small museum - not a must-see

    We visited this museum as part of a walking tour. It was ok (and it was nice to get out of the heat/sun) but it is not a must-see if you have limited time. It is very small so doesn't take a long ti...

    Reviewed on /Date(1565074691000+0800)/

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