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The Havre de Grace Maritime Museum

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Address: 100 Lafayette Street, Havre de Grace, MD 21078
Phone Number: (410) 939-4800
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10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Wed - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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A Very Nice Museum

I was pleasantly surprised when we visited this museum. I've driven by it many times but had never gone in. For a small donation (just $2) you can spend some time here looking at... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed November 23, 2014
Sharon M
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Abingdon, Maryland
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Abingdon, Maryland
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203 reviews 203 reviews
124 attraction reviews
71 helpful votes 71 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

I was pleasantly surprised when we visited this museum. I've driven by it many times but had never gone in. For a small donation (just $2) you can spend some time here looking at various maritime artifacts including Coast Guard artifacts. There is a very nice video of John Smith's discovery and exploration of the Chesapeake Bay in the 1600s.... More 

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Poulsbo, Washington
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24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
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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37 reviews 37 reviews
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
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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12 helpful votes 12 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

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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