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Minnesota Lakes Maritime Museum

206 Broadway, Alexandria, MN 56308
320-759-1114
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Ranked #5 of 17 Attractions in Alexandria
Type: Specialty Museums
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Alexandria, Minnesota
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014 NEW

Excellent visit, strongly recommend it to everyone. Fantastic display of vintage boats, boating related equipment, fishing tackle etc.

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Minnesota
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98 reviews 98 reviews
21 attraction reviews
55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

We visited with a group while in Alexandria. Our guide was informative and the boats are amazing. A great stop. Don't forget the gardens outside.

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Eden Prairie, Minnesota
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7 reviews 7 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2014

Into to boats or not there's something of interest for everyone. The collection, from the modest fishing boat to the beautiful wooden inboards of the past, it's all there.

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Seattle
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169 reviews 169 reviews
25 attraction reviews
92 helpful votes 92 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Great collection of old and classic boats - they have a rotating exhibit that is always interesting.

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West Covina, California
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17 reviews 17 reviews
12 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 13, 2013

I get seasick easily so you might think a museum for boats would be of no interest, but that's not the case. Even if boats are only a passing interest to you, this museum has a lot to offer. There's a plethora of boats ranging from little skiffs to huge power boats. But it isn't about the size of the... More

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Bemidji, Minnesota
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17 reviews 17 reviews
3 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2013

A great place for a quiet date. My boyfriend loves boats so we decided to check it out. We both really enjoyed strolling around looking at everything. A great surprise was the garden in the back. It's absolutely beautiful, if we could we would stay there the whole day and just enjoy the view. I can see why people want... More

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Spearfish, South Dakota
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6 reviews 6 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2013

A great place to visit with awesome boats. We had no idea of what to expect and it was well worth our time. Don't miss it!

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Herscher
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3 reviews 3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2013

This museum is the reason we stayed in Alexandria for the night. Have always had a attraction to the classic wooden boats. Enjoyed the history of crafts and the view of the room with all the Chris Crafts, Gars, etc., is simply breathtaking!! It was raining to hard to take in the gardens-another trip.

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Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2013

There for a wedding. It was absolutely beautiful. The worker was great to us (the wedding party). Didn't get a chance to look around the entire museum but I will go back most definitely.

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Bethesda, Maryland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2013

We didn't know what to expect at this little gem of a museum...but were wonderfully surprised by the extensive collection of classic motor boars in fabulous condition from the 1940's, '50s and '60s....along with all sorts of hunting and fishing boats, motors and the history of the Erickson Boatyard. Plus there is a lovely waterfall garden out back. It brought... More

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