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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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English first
Alexandria, VA
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408 reviews 408 reviews
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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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22 reviews 22 reviews
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5 helpful votes 5 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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7 reviews 7 reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 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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29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
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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USA
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16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2013

Very interesting and very informative displays,my 8 year old grandson loved it.Its worth a look-see.

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Abingdon, MD
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2012

The Havre de Grace Maritime Museum is a tremendous place to spend an afternoon or so and learn all about the history of Havre de Grace, the State of Maryland, the Northeastern region, Harford County, etc. The exhibits are most informative and are growing all the time. There is ho admission fee; just a suggested donation of $2. The place... More

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Milford, Delaware
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2012

Very interesting collection of local maritime items and implements. Learned a lot about watermen and their profession. Don't miss it!

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