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The Havre de Grace Maritime Museum

100 Lafayette Street, Havre de Grace, MD 21078
(410) 939-4800
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Poulsbo, Washington
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59 reviews 59 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

I enjoyed looking at the different items in the museum. I found the information on John Smith interesting and also liked looking at different items related to boats and ships

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Dover, New Hampshire
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

The Havre de Grace Maritime Museum is adjacent to the Concord Point Lighthouse, Havre de Grace Promenade, and Tydings Park. The Havre de Grace Decoy Museum is also nearby. One can take in all these attractions from one parking space. No need to drive from place to place! There is plenty of free parking along Concord Street and Lafayette Street.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014 via mobile

Great little museum which is constantly being updated. Also offers many classes, concerts, lectures... Definitely worth checking out their programs. Free with donations requested. Get on their mailing list to see all there events.

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Alexandria, VA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

The Maritime Museum features insights into the rich history of Havre de Grave as well as the exploration and settlement of the upper Chesapeake Bay. One room is dedicated to the evolution of the settlement of this area as the English began to move north from Virginia. The importance of the Bay for fishing and hunting becomes much clearer in... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

This is a great spot to understand the nature of the area. The presentations are intelligent and give you a wonderful understanding of the shipping and navigation.

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Media, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

Great introduction to area history. Easy access and parking. Good for a short or long tour depending on your parties energy level.

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Forest Hill, Maryland, United States
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2014

This museum is truly a gem and never fails to amaze. The exhibits are so well done, the docents so knowledgeable, and the entire experience is worth the trip. W e really enjoyed seeing life develop along the banks of the river.

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Annapolis, Maryland
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014 via mobile

This is a good place to take children who are in pre school to third grade. The exhibits are mostly for this age group and some are interactive. The building is very nice on the inside and you can see the water. It would have been nice to have our questions answered by the woman at the front desk but... More

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Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2014

Worth checking out if you are Havre De Grace. A nice video of the area and the history of the area. If you are a boat or fish lover, the place for you!! Really enjoyed seeing old and new relics.

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Reading, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2013

Worth a trip, had a great time. They have a section for the kids to dress as pirates and sailors. Great section on the American Indian.

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