Welcome on board Pommern!

Spring is here and the sailing ship Pommern is open. Pommern is open every day in May from 11 am to 4 pm. Last entry is at 3 pm. Buy your ticket at the Maritime Museum.

Gustaf Erikson and his Windjammer Legacy

Gustaf Erikson once owned Åland, Finland and the world’s largest sailing ship company. The archive that was left behind provides a unique insight into our shipping history. It is now proposed that the shipping company Gustaf Erikson’s archive 1913-1949 become part of the UNESCO World Heritage Register.

THE PONAPE SAIL SHIP – A DREAM OF THE OCEAN

In a private home in Mariehamn one can find one of the world’s finest and most detailed ship models. It was built by an Åland sailor in a POW camp during World War II with neither drawings nor tools at hand. How did he do it? Who was he? Watch the moving documentary “Dreaming of Ponape – a man and his model”