Pakistan Maritime Museum: (PAKISTAN) Located in Karachi, Pakistan's largest metropolis, The Pakistan Maritime Museum is based on modern concepts of presentation and interactive education. An abundance of maritime and naval heritage has been incorporated through attractive dioramas, relief structures, mural and miniature paintings, touch-sensitive kiosks, taxidermy, and vintage equipment. The Museum is spread over an area of 28 acres comprised of beautifully landscaped grounds, a majestic building, and an auditorium. The grounds include a large artificial lake, a complete Mine Sweeper, and a Midget submarine -- anchored in the lake. Visitors can board the minesweeper and see its equipment and operational devices used for destroying mines. Visitors can board the submarine and look through its periscope.
Pakistan Maritime Museum
Habib Ibrahim Rehmatullah Road, Near Bahria Auditorium
Phone: (92-21) 4251687, 4942188
Baghochan Traditional riverine boat
The vessels are anchored in a large artificial lake. The bagochan was built on the museum grounds by artisans using only six tools. There is a replica of the Manora lighthouse, a mock-up of a Daphne class submarine's operations rooms, and a central building housing galleries and naval artifacts.