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Annapolis Maritime Museum

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Address: 723 Second Street, Annapolis, MD 21403
Phone Number: +1 410-295-0104
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11:00 am - 3:00 pm
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Thu - Sun 11:00 am - 3:00 pm

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Interesting drive

Only took a little time to see this, nice break to driving around but the streets are very narrow to get to it. Beautiful location on water

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 22, 2015
Appleton, Wisconsin
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Rochester,New York
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41 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A down to basics museum of bay history. On the waterfront come by car or boat and learn some history of the bay.

Thank MJLRochester_NewYork
Appleton, Wisconsin
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2015

Only took a little time to see this, nice break to driving around but the streets are very narrow to get to it. Beautiful location on water

Thank M P
Bethlehem, Pennsylvania
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60 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 7, 2015

In addition to the museum which is rich with local history regarding the oyster industry and so artifacts from what was once a robust fishing industry, the museum has a gallery that features local/regional photographers/artists from time to time. Get a copy of the free Bay Weekly magazine which comes out each Thursday and see if you can catch either... More 

Thank 68PatriciaY
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45 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2015 via mobile

What a very nice, quaint museum and event venue! Beautiful view of the water...bride and groom arrived by boat. The museum was open to us and the children had a great time investigating. The room was decorated nicely with paper lanterns and white lights. Plenty of room for the guests and room for dancing.

Thank misty00115
Annapolis, Maryland
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132 reviews
73 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015

Over in Eastport, at the end of Second Street, there is a wonderful museum that few tourists ever visit. The location alone is enough for you to pay them a visit. There's a long dock that juts out into Back Creek, offering splendid views of the Chesapeake Bay. Inside the museum, you will find exhibits about oysters and the watermen... More 

Thank Steve C
Ohio USA
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176 reviews
116 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 227 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015

This small museum across Spa Creek in Annapolis is reached through a quick although quirky drive - be prepared for very narrow streets with cars parked along both sides. The neighborhood, which was originally a rural one of small farms and watermen’s houses now accommodates many more people plus many marinas. Because parking is always difficult and tight in Annapolis,... More 

Thank Gryfudd
Boston, Massachusetts
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150 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 205 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015

The name of the museum is maritime, but the focus is mainly on fishing, especially oyster fishing. Kids seem to enjoy it more than adults, maybe because they have some full size boats on display. It is good at what it does, but how many people are really that interested in a museum devoted mainly to local fishing. It is... More 

Thank Dutch Brother
Annapolis, Maryland
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34 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2015

My children loved it here. They had a nice time on a school trip to this museum. The staff set up some interesting and educational activities for the kids, including seining and learning about the anatomy of an oyster. They do a good job teaching kids about the importance of caring for the local environment. My children have been after... More 

Thank WanderWoman_PAC
Frederick, Maryland
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73 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

My opinion might be clouded because this place is a long hike from the main downtown area where we parked. And there is little else in the area except for houses. If you take a water taxi from the main city dock it will be a shorter walk. We did that on the way back. The museum itself is small.... More 

Thank ShellyKP34
New Castle, Delaware
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

We especially enjoyed all of the work that went into presenting the maritime memorabilia. It was one of the highlights of our trip.

Thank Douglas C

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