Macau Maritime Museum

This item appears on page 54 of the December 2015 issue.

Shaped like a ship with sails unfurled, the Macau Maritime Museum (1 Largo do Pagode da Barra, Macau, P.R. China; phone +86 853 2859 5481, [in Chinese and Portuguese only]) is located in the Square of the Barra Pagoda.

The first floor contains historical artifacts of traditional Macanese fishing and sailing, the second floor focuses on Portuguese sailing and the third floor displays modern sailing technology. An aquarium gallery has four large tanks showing different aquatic environments: riverbed, harbor, coral reef and shipwreck.

Open 10 a.m.-6 p.m., Wed.-Mon.; closed Tues. MOP10 (near $1.25) or, on Sunday, MOP5.