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Akwarium Gdyńskie

Morskiego Instytutu Rybackiego – Państwowego Instytutu Badawczego

Al. Jana Pawła II 1, 81-345 Gdynia

 

Tel.: +48 587 326 601
Fax.: +48 587 326 611


www.akwarium.gdynia.pl

akwarium@mir.gdynia.pl

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The Project „BalticMuseums 2.0“

 

In the BalticMuseums 2.0 project, a consortium of six partners from Germany, Poland, Lithuania and Russia  are jointly developing innovative technical information and communication tools for oceanographic museums. One result from this project is the collaboration in designing and running this joint multi-lingual online platform.

 

The idea for tighter cooperation between oceanographic museums in the Baltic Sea Region was generated to solve the technical challenges faced by all partners through the use of information tools. The focus is on exploiting the diverse languages of the partners in order to benefit international tourists.

 

In addition to the development of the website www.balticmuseums.net, the consortium has realised a joint online ticketing system. Furthermore, developments for a future-oriented visitor guidance and information system have been undertaken. These so-called eGuides have the potential to level up the museums’ exhibitions, especially for international visitors, by offering tours in several languages. Upon completion of the project the attractiveness of the museums will have been increased.

 

As the partner museums are a main tourist attraction in their respective regions, the project will contribute to each region’s economic development.

 

The project is estimated to run for three years starting in October 2008. The European co-financing of almost one million Euros was granted in July 2008.


Facts – BalticMuseums 2.0 Project:

 

  • 4 countries

Germany, Poland, Lithuania, Russia

  • 6 partners

Stralsund University of Applied Sciences (Lead Partner)

University of Szczecin

German Oceanographic Museum

The NMFRI Gdynia Aquarium

Lithuanian Sea Museum

Museum of the World Ocean 

  • Project Budget

1 139 632 Euros

  • Funding

South-Baltic Cross-border Co-operation Programme - Interreg IV A; EU

  • Duration

October 2008 – March 2012

 

 

Co-operation continues: BalticMuseums 2.0 Plus

 

Since december 2010 the co-operation of the museums and their scientific partners continues with the new project BalticMuseums 2.0 Plus. In the coming three years an electronic guidance system, a so-called eGuide, shall be implemented in the participating museums. Tailor-made tours for e.g. parents with kids make the museum visit an excellent adventure. The content and material will be jointly developed by the partner museums in several languages, thus being able to offer more guided tours in foreign languages.

 

Further information is to be found at: www.balticmuseums.org

Regular newsletters explain the project’s progress and findings. They can be downloaded at the above- mentioned website.

 

 

Visit our museums - get benefits

 

Do you want to know everything about the Sea? Visit all four of our partner museums which display broad range of flora and fauna, seafaring history, oceanography, maritime monuments and more! Our museums aim to reward your curiosity and provide you with attractive benefits when you visit at least two museums in one year.

 
If the second, third or fourth museum that you visit, is the following one, you will get there:

  • German Oceanographic Museum, Stralsund, Germany: Choose to pick up your bonus either at the MEERESMUSEUM or at the OZEANEUM! In the MEERESMUSEUM you can use an audio guide for free (German or English). If you choose the OZEANEUM you receive a museum guide in Polish, English or German.
  • The NMFRI Gdynia Aquarium, Gdynia, Poland: The aquarium rewards you with 20% discount on your entrance fee. Special: kids receive a souvenir!
  • Museum of the World Ocean, Kaliningrad, Russia: The museum invites you to visit an additional museum object for free. Thus, if you visit for example the research vessel Vitiaz, you can enter the museum's aquarium free of charge.
  • Lithuanian Sea Museum, Klaipeda, Lithuania: Take the sea home: You will receive the beautiful photo album about the museum “Facing the Sea”.

 
Just bring your tickets from the first museum visited. The promotion runs until 31 December 2013.
 
You can pick up your BalticMuseums leaflet in any one of the four museums. Take it with you on your journey and explore the other three.
 
Welcome to the world of the oceans!

 

 

The South Baltic Programme

 

In formal terms, the South Baltic Programme is the so-called multilateral cross-border cooperation programme set-up to foster collaboration in the southern Baltic Sea Region. In practical terms, the South Baltic Programme covers a completely new regional area where cross-border cooperation structures have yet to be launched at full scale. The overall objective of the South Baltic Cross- border Cooperation Programme 2007 – 2013 is to strengthen the sustainable development of the South Baltic region through joint actions to increase its competitiveness and enhance integration among people and institutions.

The BalticMuseums 2.0 project was approved in the first call of the programme in 2008.

 

For further information see http://en.southbaltic.eu

 

 

Contact

 

  • Lead partner

Stralsund University of Applied Sciences

Stralsund Information Management Team (SIMAT)

Prof. Dr. Michael Klotz

Zur Schwedenschanze 15

18435 Stralsund

Telephone: +49 (0)3831 45-6946

Fax: +49 (0)3831 45-6604

E-Mail: michael.klotz@fh-stralsund.de

http://simat-stralsund.de

www.balticmuseums.org

 

  • Partners

University of Szczecin

German Oceanographic Museum

The NMFRI Gdynia Aquarium

Lithuanian Sea Museum

Museum of the World Ocean