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Tickets for Sail Ship Mercator

Climb aboard the most famous ship in Belgium

 
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Overview

Highlights

  • Climb aboard the Mercator, the most famous sailing ship in all of Belgium!
  • Learn about her history as a training ship and find out how she represented Belgium abroad
  • Find out about her role in scientific explorations and observations

Description

Climb aboard the mighty Mercator and explore a training ship that sailed the globe in 41 voyages, covering almost every ocean on earth! Learn about her scientific missions and see how this beautiful vessel became a salty symbol of Belgium.

If this ship could talk she would speak of every ocean in the world, and the many ports she called at before WWII.

Designed by Arctic explorer Adrien de Gerlache (1866-1934), she's taken many a scientific journey, as well as participating in some pretty exciting sailing races in her time, like the Torbay-Lisbon (1956), Brest-Canary Islands (1958) and Oslo-Oostende (1960).

Built in Scotland and launched in 1932, three-masted schooner Mercator is one of Belgium's most prized vessels. This is a must-sea (sorry) for sailors and explorers everywhere!

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Venue

Opening hours

Wednesday 11:00 - 16:40
Thursday 11:00 - 16:40
Friday 11:00 - 16:40
Saturday 11:00 - 16:40
Sunday 11:00 - 16:40
Monday 11:00 - 16:40
Tuesday 11:00 - 16:40

How to get there

Mercator
Mercatordok, Vindictivelaan, 8400, Ostend
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Ratings & reviews

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A
Aug 14, 2019
Good
Interessant...goed bewegwijzering..Mooie oude filmpjes,boekje met uitleg mocht er wel gratis bij zijn...
A
Aug 7, 2020
Excellent
Waren schon mehrmals hier und jedes Mal ist es wieder faszinierend.
V
Jul 30, 2020
Excellent
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