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Ocean City Life-Saving Station Museum

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Address: Ocean City Boardwalk, P.O. Box 603, Ocean City, MD 21843
Phone Number: 410-289-4991
Description: A museum dedicated to collecting and preserving the history of life saving...
A museum dedicated to collecting and preserving the history of life saving on the Eastern Shore of Maryland, Delaware and Virginia.
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Informative stop at the south end of the board walk.

Use the dollar off coupons located in one of the beach propaganda magazines. Small but has allot of information that is well organized. 30 minutes tops to tour.

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 19, 2015
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Falmouth, Virginia
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117 reviews 117 reviews
9 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Use the dollar off coupons located in one of the beach propaganda magazines. Small but has allot of information that is well organized. 30 minutes tops to tour.

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Towson, Maryland
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55 reviews 55 reviews
13 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

It was amazing to see the interesting things that have been collected. Good for young and old alike.

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Berlin, Maryland
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28 reviews 28 reviews
6 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2014

This place is such a great gem. I think the boardwalk just outside their door overshadows this place. The exhibits are terrific, the history of the Life Saving Service is fascinating and they offer great programs in the summer for all ages. It's worth a stop for sure.

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Camp Hill, Pennsylvania, United States
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4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

The museum was facinating. In additio to everything you can learn there you get to take a stroll through history. One recommendation. When you on the second floor dont be suprised if the doll starts laughing on her own

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Dover, Pennsylvania
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27 reviews 27 reviews
8 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

My family used the coupon in the hotel book and 4 adults and 1 child got in for $6.00. The scavenger hunt was great! It is educational for all ages. Many hands on items you can touch and remember when...Childrens' room is great! If you answer all the scavenger questions-you get a prize.

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Herndon, Virginia
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237 reviews 237 reviews
44 attraction reviews
87 helpful votes 87 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

This museum is housed in the 1891 Life Saving Service station near the inlet parking at the end of the boardwalk. A small entrance fee. A lot of informative exhibits about the LSS, but even more about the early days and history of Ocean City itself. Exhibits are well done and generally in well maintained condition. There is a kids... More 

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Bridgeville
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16 reviews 16 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

This tiny museum in an old house is full of nooks and crannies with displays. videos, and artifacts. The most interesting exhibit was the sand samples from around the world.

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Schenectady, New York
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 4, 2014

This is rather small museum but it contains a wealth of information about the area. The staff are very knowledgeable. You will have a new appreciation for the hard work and heroics of the life savers from the past .

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Sussex, Wisconsin, USA
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83 reviews 83 reviews
23 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2014

Before there was the Coast Guard, there was the U.S. Life Saving Service. This quaint museum explores the people who manned the life-saving stations before 1915. Stories are informative of how the rescues were made under such difficult conditions. Enjoyed reading about how the museum nearly closed years ago but was given new life. Museum also features the history of... More 

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Rutland, Massachusetts
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7 reviews 7 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014

It has a display of sand from beaches around the world. it also has the history of Ocean city and the people who manned the life saving stations

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