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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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1:00 pm - 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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Annapolis, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

lots of fun for a day trip. the museum wasn't crowded and had some really fun and interesting exhibits.

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Havre de Grace, Maryland, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

This was a nice thing to visit when it was raining and lots of things to look at and still be able to take a short trip

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Abingdon, Maryland
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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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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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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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Additional Information about The Havre de Grace Maritime Museum

Address: Address: 100 Lafayette Street, Havre de Grace, MD 21078
Phone Number: (410) 939-4800
Location: United States  >  Maryland (MD)  >  Havre de Grace
Open Hours:
Sunday 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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