Fiske och Sjöfartsmuseum

The Bothnian Coast

Nautically themed displays at this small maritime museum – part of the Gammlia museum complex – focus on the history of seal hunting in the Arctic. There are several fishing craft on display, as well as a tug boat that formerly plied the Ume river.

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