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Kiel Maritime Museum

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Kiel Maritime Museum...
The maritime museum is located in a former fish market hall at the Kiel harbor.

Permanent exhibits include, models representing ships from different periods, nautical instruments, artistic ship paintings, figureheads, the legendary Kiel marine suit for boys, and inventions like a model of the first German submarine.

Also on exhibit are an original sonar, dioramas and the emperorís panorama 3-D-picture-show. Additional paintings include large seascape paintings and other maritime paintings.

At an adjoining pier the visitor can tour three ships the lifeboat "Hindenburg", the fireboat "Kiel" and the buoy ship "Bussard" from 1905. On the Bussard you can view the original steam engine and boiler room.

Editor Note:
Dariush sent these to me a couple years ago. I finally asked him to let me use these as a feature. So, Thank you mt friend! And to the rest of you, Enjoy.

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About the Author

About Dariush (Dr_Who2)
FROM: NORDRHEIN-WESTFALEN, GERMANY

... being father of two lovely children brought me back what was a hobby of mine in my own childhood. I guess everyone with at least one child in the household can figure what I am talking about. Despite what I have built in my younger years (most of them blew up or sank in a pond) I learned to lov...


Comments

A great walk through, and photographic record, and one to put on my list of places to visit! Cheers, Peter F
JAN 19, 2012 - 01:29 AM
Nice photos, nice walkaround. When I am next visiting Munster Tank Museeum I might add another day in the region and go there and add Laboe on the way back. Just one minor: Kiel not Hamburg. Granted, 100km and a different sea are minor elements for an american but Kielers might take offense and throw fish - fresh from the Hamburg Fischmarkt
JAN 20, 2012 - 08:52 AM
Yes, I did make a mistake. I wrote the text before I added the pictures. Then realized my text was wrong, but totally forgot to switch everything. But it is fixed now!
JAN 21, 2012 - 08:49 AM
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