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Apalachicola Maritime Museum

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Address: 103 Water Street, Apalachicola, FL 32320
Phone Number: 850-653-2500
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Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Museum curator very knowledegble

Toured all museum taking time to read about the history of Apilachicola, and its Navy is the days of old. If you like the navy and boating history, you will like this museum.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 30, 2015
camille1919
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Opp, Alabama
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Port Saint Lucie, Florida
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95 reviews 95 reviews
43 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015 NEW

Apalachicola Maritime Museum is a small but interesting place to visit while in town. It is a self-guided tour (book given at check in to tell about exhibits) that takes as little as 30 minutes to over an hour depending on how much you read at each stop along the tour. I found that you probably would do just as... More 

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Maplewood, New Jersey
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10 reviews 10 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

We saw and read everything available in about 4 minutes. The cool thing was that the river boat tours take off right from the harbor by the maritime museum which we wouldn't otherwise know about. So, in that regard, it was good that we did go in to see the museum.

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Eastpoint, Florida
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16 reviews 16 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

We took our family on an eco cruise here on their very large pontoon boat. The price was a bit high but we were interested in this beautiful area. The trip was up the Apalachicola River and some of the smaller creeks and we saw some amazing wildlife and scenery but the best part of the outing was provided by... More 

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Suwanee, Georgia
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95 reviews 95 reviews
8 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

A nice little museum. Not a whole lot to it. I think the best part was the waterfront boat tour. Well worth the visit. Again, knowledgeable staff. Nice tour. There are several different types of tours.

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Opp, Alabama
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96 reviews 96 reviews
19 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

Toured all museum taking time to read about the history of Apilachicola, and its Navy is the days of old. If you like the navy and boating history, you will like this museum.

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Columbia,IL
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381 reviews 381 reviews
92 attraction reviews
129 helpful votes 129 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

This is a very good place to start your visit of the town and surrounding area. Wish we had had time to take the water tour. Would recommend spending more that 4 hours in town.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2015

Great little boat tour. Great people and friendly staff. Boat captain was nice and helpful. Museum was well kept and interesting. So glad we came.

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Bradford, New York
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44 reviews 44 reviews
13 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

Not real big, pictures and narrative of the commercial history of the area, shipping, oysters, sponges. They do boat trips and educational and restoration endeavors. No fee but a recommended donation of $5 pp. Visit was about an hour.

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Egg Harbor, Wisconsin
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

This is an area with a very rich maritime history. Unfortunately, the museum was small, and rather boring. Way too expensive for what they had. I hate to write this, because I love maritime museums, and I think the mostly volunteer staff running this place were really trying.

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Chilton, Wisconsin
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

We went there to see the Museum. It's free but a $5.00 donation is suggested. We asked about the Boat ride up the river. This was in February the 12th and we were told if we took the boat tour the Museum was free. We asked all about the boat tour, time-3 Hours, cost for 2-$20.00, and so on. The... More 

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