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Annapolis Maritime Museum

723 Second Street, Annapolis, MD 21403
410 295-0104
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Ranked #22 of 43 attractions in Annapolis
Type: Specialty Museums
Most recent review
- May 22, 2014
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English first
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13 reviews 13 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2014

Its a tiny museum but worth the trip. The gift shop has all kinds of cool things. There are historic photos in all the windows upstairs with descriptions - I liked that alot. A really cool old building also!

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Annapolis, Maryland
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

This is a cute little nautical exhibit with an oyster tank in the middle of the room. Interesting to walk around and read exhibits. This would take 1/2 hour or less to walk through. OR it would be a nice wedding venue. Although we didn't have the wedding here, it looked like a neat place to have it. They explained... More

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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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46 reviews 46 reviews
14 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014

A very small museum with friendly staff. The best thing for kids is a dissected skip jack that kids can crawl all over, "steer" and explore. But a visit won't take longer than an hour. The views are great, and you get a good sense of the different types of oyster boats.

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Virginia Beach, Virginia
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83 reviews 83 reviews
52 attraction reviews
63 helpful votes 63 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

Annapolis is all about its maritime history - water and boats; they are the core of early Annapolis. This is a nice, little museum to take a stroll through. It's housed in an old oyster facility from when oysters were BIG, BIG business and the numbers are oysters taken was astounding. It's not big so well worth an hour or... More

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Annapolis, Maryland
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22 reviews 22 reviews
4 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

This converted oyster house maintains the tradition of the Annapolis waterfront. The museum has hands on exhibits that is great for kids and if in town on Thursday nights, the museum has presentations on maritime subjects for adults (drop ins welcome)

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Annapolis, Maryland, United States
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5 reviews 5 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Eastport has changed from it's original working waterfront roots. This museum highlights what Eastport was like when oysters and watermen were thriving.

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Allentown, Pennsylvania
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24 reviews 24 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2014

I found the Museum's oyster display incredibly informative. I could have stayed there for hours reading about this mighty bivalve, but sadly the group I was with didn't see the draw. Their huge aquarium is fascinating. I was disappointed that the store was closed (we were there in the afternoon) and a classroom full of fourth graders were allowed to... More

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Honolu
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

The day I went to the museum it was freezing cold. It's right on the water so it was a biting cold chill. The historical factors were awesome!!!!! Definitely good for children, family's, and couples. We also got to go crabbing. Didn't catch anything but was fun

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Longwood, Florida
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51 reviews 51 reviews
6 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2013

Plan on spending a good amount of time to learn what you thought you knew. Very well displayed and requires a return trip.

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Trier, Germany
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70 reviews 70 reviews
25 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2013

The museum consists of one room with a few none functioning dioramas, an old oyster boat and several pictures and minor items from the oyster packing plant that was the buildings original use.

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