To visit Marstal Maritime Museum is like a journey through Danish maritime history from the 1600s to today.
The museum is located in five buildings near the harbor.
Through 37 exhibition rooms are Danish maritime history brought to life by more than 200 model ships, 130 ships in bottles, hundreds of ship portraits, marine and navigation gear and much much more.
Sheltered behind Marstal’s large stone pier, which local sailors have built by voluntary means, is Erik's Square with Eriksen's Boatyard, here is Marstal Maritime Museum moved in. Eriksen Square is one of the oldest sites of wooden shipbuilding dated back to the Danish sailing ships golden age. More than a dozen wooden ship yards have launched ships from this place over the years. The site is one of the green oases that Marstal’s harbour is blessed with. The site is freely accessible with a barbecue area and tables/benches.
In the administration building there is also a rich archive for local and maritime history.
In July and until mid-August, there are free guided tour every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday at 11:00 am.
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