Museo The Ocean Race, Alicante

4.2
#2 of 14 in Museums in Alicante
Get an insider's look at one of the world’s longest and most difficult sailing races at Museo The Ocean Race. Devoted to the round-the-world sailing regatta considered to be the Everest of Sailing, this high-tech museum gives you an intimate view of all aspects of the race. Experience the technology on board the boats with interactive exhibits and 3D simulators, or delve into the life of the crew onboard the ship during a race. The museum also offers exhibits on the oceans today, the history of the race, and a selection of constantly changing temporary exhibits. A gift shop and cafe are on the first floor Plan to see Museo The Ocean Race and other attractions that appeal to you using our Alicante online visit planner.
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  • This exhibition is well worth a visit. Lots of really interesting displays and it is worth sitting in front of the large screen to listen to some amazing sailors tell their tales.  more »
  • This museum is a tribute to those mad enough to take on every ocean to browse through the years that the race took place the terible conditions they face the tragedies that happened. most of it on...  more »
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  • Really interesting museum. Cool exhibits, and learning about the race and the boats was fun even for my family who weren't terribly interested. Free entrance, and it takes about 30-60 minutes. They have a temp exhibit with a lot of short 3-5 minutes clips of things like ice, racing dangers, ecosystems, etc. Really nice to stop and see if you're in the area.
  • Really good and well worth a visit. Plenty of interesting info in multiple languages (english version well written) Combination of media was good. Some of the other museums in Alicante could take a few lessons from this display.

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