The National Maritime Museum (NMM) in England is the leading maritime museum of the United Kingdom, and one of the most important in the world. It is based primarily in Greenwich adjacent to Greenwich Park.
HMAS Vampire is a decommissioned destroyer, now on display at the Australian National Maritime Museum, Darling Harbour, Sydney. The museum also houses the United States of America gallery. A fantastic display looking at the maritime links between our two countries. The Gallery was funded by a US$5 million gift for the Bicentennial of European settlement in Australia, in 1988.
Kosaka-cho is a mini Osaka Castle on a barbershop's housetop in Osaka. The owner built this castle with junk since 20 yaers ago for storing useless objects, only spent about 50,000 JPY.
When an incineration plant becomes an Art masterpiece.
Ordered by the Osaka municipal Government, Osaka, Japan, built on an artificial island of the Osaka Bay and inaugurated in 2000.
This building is a creation of the Austrian ecologist architect and painter: Friedensreich Hundertwasser.(1928-2000)
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Beautifully located on the waterfront at Bygdøynes. Fascinating environmental exhibitions about fishing, ship building, shipping, marine archeology and impressive collections of boat models and marine paintings. The arctic vessel `Gjøa´, and older boat exhibition in the harbour. Exciting new supervideograph presents `Maritime Norway´. Showing a unique and fascinating panoramic view of maritime ...
The Steamship William G. Mather is a retired Great Lakes bulk freighter now restored as a maritime museum in Cleveland, Ohio, one of four in the Great Lakes region. She transported cargo such as ore, coal, stone, and grain to ports throughout the Great Lakes, and was nicknamed "The Ship That Built Cleveland" because Cleveland's steel mills were a frequent destination.
The PS Wingfield Castle is a former River Humber ferry, now preserved as a museum ship in Hartlepool, County Durham, England.
The Wingfield Castle was built William Gray & Company at Hartlepool, and launched in 1934, along with a sister ship, the Tattershall Castle. A third similar vessel, the Lincoln Castle (not built in Hartlepool), was launched in 1940.