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Maritime museum Piran
Piran, Slovenia
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The Maritime Museum »Sergej Mašera" Piran is the central Slovenian maritime institution that collects, keeps, explores and publicly displays Slovenian maritime heritage as well as maritime heritage of the present-day coastal region that was inhabited in the past, and still is, by Romance population as well. The Museum, which was founded in 1954 as the Piran Town Museum, was transformed by 1976 into the Maritime Museum. Since then it has been displaying at its permanent and temporary exhibitions, held in the Museum's central building and non-residential units, the development of the Navy and Merchant Navy and other branches of industry linked with the sea, water sports and the way of life of the coastal population and people closely associated with the sea from prehistory to the present day. The Museum boasts a rich archaeological collection, collections of sea fisheries, salt-making, shipbuilding and seafaring, a collection of marinist paintings and figureheads, ship models, nautical items and equipment, navy uniforms, and a cartographic collection. Among the articles that speak of the way of life and culture of the Navy and Merchant Navy seamen and their contacts with foreign places and peoples, are also diaries, letters, memories, photographic material and items brought by seafarers in the 19th and 20th centuries from their maritime travels all over the world, including Asia.

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Address
Cankarjevo nabrežje 3 
City
Piran
Country
Slovenia 
Website
http://www.pomorskimuzej.si/en
Contributor
Bogdana Marinac 

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  • Teacup
    Japan
    BCE 20th century ~ BCE 20th century
    Maritime museum Piran
  • Silver coin ¼ Mohur
    India
    Unknown
    Maritime museum Piran
  • Kozuka 2
    Japan
    - BCE
    Maritime museum Piran

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