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Maritime Museum

Maritime Museum
Maritime Museum in Kiel

Kiel's Maritime Museum is located in a former fish auction hall on the quayside. Visitors can see models of ships, nautical instruments, naval paintings, figureheads, a Kaiserpanorama showing 3D stereoscopic pictures and a panoramic picture of the harbor that measures 27m² and is the largest ever painting of Kiel. The Brandtaucher built in Kiel in 1850 by Wilhelm Bauer was the first working submarine in the world and a model of it takes pride of place in the museum. Also open to the public are three vintage ships moored up to the adjacent museum jetty: the Hindenburg lifeboat, the Kiel fire-fighting ship and the Bussard, a 1905 buoy layer with a fascinating historical steam engine and boiler room.

Hours: April 15 - October 14 open daily 10am - 6pm. October 15 - April 14 open Tuesday – Sunday 10am - 5pm.

Admission: suggested donation of 1 € Adults, .50 € children.

[ Source: http://www.cometogermany.com/ENU/about_germany/master_tlstadt-id1118-fstadt_museen.htm ]

Related: http://www.ostsee-schleswig-holstein.de/index_e.html
Address: Wall 65, 24103 Kiel
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