Sights and attractions - Portorož - Piran

Sergej Mašera Maritime Museum

Explore the historic roots of maritime activities in the region and their ties with the local economy. You will be fascinated by the famous model ships built by Gabriel Gruber ranging from galleons to large sailing boats, or by the various navigational instruments and sailor's uniforms. The museum also manages a collection showcasing the life of salt pan workers as well as the development of salt making, the most important industry in the history of Piran. There is a famous saying »Piran xe fato de sal.« (Piran was founded on salt).