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The Maritime Museum of Trieste is located on the city's waterfront. The Museum is located within the Warehouse 26 at the Old Port. The museum was founded in 1904 and is considered one of the oldest in town. The Museum houses a section dedicated to the collection of Lloyd, the shipping company which marked the maritime history of Trieste. A thousand objects, including ships, models, publications, nautical instruments, cards, porcelain and silver are exposed in the wide spaces of the Warehouse. The goal of the museum is to tell the story of the company and of its fleet, but also of life on board large cruise ships, including entertainment and dining. In the Sala Marconi has kept the key with which March 26, 1930 by Guglielmo Marconi ship Elettra sends the signal that turns on the three thousand lights of Sydney Town Hall. There are also collections transverse of a hull, an anchor and some radiotecnica equipment devices that is located on board the ship Elettra. The Museum is considered a landmark in the history of the city and hosts educational workshops open to children and school groups.

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Magazzino 26, P. Franco Vecchio
34135 Trieste

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