The Shipping Museum of Blekinge
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The Shipping Museum of Blekinge
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Blekinge Sjöfartsmuseum
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The museum of shipping in Karlshamn is easy to find, near the harbour. Take a walk on Skeppsbron in the harbour you see an old lighthouse that is placed in front of the museum.The museum is placed in the old tobacco storehouse from 1875. Today there are marine collections that tell the history of shipping in Blekinge. The guides in the museum are old sailors. You can visit a part of a ship from the middle of the 19th century, learn more about farmers sailing in Blekinge through time and see the basket used in life-saving at the island Hanö. Parts of a ship stores has been built in the exhibition. There are sailors' memories from far away countries, a part of the lighthouse from Ortholmen, a big iron anchor from an English man-of-war from the beginning of the 19th century, engines and a lot more.

 

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Pictures, author of the photo - Morgan Olsson, Blekinge Museum
Pictures, author of the photo - Morgan Olsson, Blekinge Museum
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Rigging material, author of the photo - Morgan Olsson, Blekinge Museum
Rigging material, author of the photo - Morgan Olsson, Blekinge Museum
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Motors, author of the photo - Morgan Olson, Blekinge Museum
Motors, author of the photo - Morgan Olson, Blekinge Museum
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The exterior, author of the photo - Morgan Olson, Blekinge Museum
The exterior, author of the photo - Morgan Olson, Blekinge Museum
Location: SWEDEN, Blekinge, Karlshamn
Category: Museums, Maritime Museums