Maritime Museum of North Friesland

Open every day from 10.00 to 17.00 hours

Museum Guide
Lower First Floor:    
The wreck from Uelvesbuell - a 400 years old barge
Video: Salvage of the wreck in 1994
The ice-age fur boat

Ground floor:            
North Friesland: Development of the landscape
Historical wooden shipmodels and wooden shipbuilding
Fisheries in the Wadden Sea - video
Nautical instruments and Captain's images
Maritime rarities, collection of ships in bottles
Historical whaling
Rescue at sea and Video display of the DGzRS

First Floor:
1000  years shipping under sails           
Navigation in the Wadden Sea - "Uthlande"
The nature of buoys and beacons, light houses
Navigation at sea 
Johannes Mejer, the great cartographer from Husum (1652)
Famous Schoolships and Video in the wheelhouse
Husum's shipyard - Video display "How a ship comes into being"

Special maritime exhibitions and video presentations
The fate of the "Ormen Friske"

Museum - Outdoor Area:        
The Lighthouse from Hoernum from 1900
Wheelhouse of the fishing vessel "Nantiane" 
Techniques in Shipbuilding and ship engines 
Anchors and wreck finds
Lifeboat of the DGzRS - 
German Association for the Rescuing of Shipwrecked Persons
Fishing boat and an "Optimist" training sailboat

Outdoor Area -  Inner Harbour /Zingel  
Buoy-laying vessel "Hildegard" at the historical slip facility
Big bulbous bow - A case of average
Propeller of a big cargo ship
Tackle mast

Applications for membership: schiffahrtsmuseum-nf(at)