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Ocean City Life-Saving Station Museum

Ocean City Boardwalk, P.O. Box 603, Ocean City, MD 21843
410-289-4991
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Ranked #3 of 29 attractions in Ocean City
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Specialty Museums
Description: 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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Massillon,Ohio
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82 reviews 82 reviews
32 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2014 NEW

Went with 3 generations. All were happy. Spend 30 minutes and a couple dollars to see aquariums and history of the area. They have a nice program for kids.

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Hanover, Pennsylvania
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7 reviews 7 reviews
6 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014 NEW

We have been to this place several times and for the cost it is a great way to spend an hour or two. They give kids a clip board and a sheet of questions that they can hand in for a small prize on the way out which really helps keep them entertained and encourages the adults to help and... More

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Manassas, Virginia
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2014

It was interesting for adults to a degree, but not as exciting as many other things in Ocean City. My kids did the scavenger hunt, which helped keep their interest a bit longer. The staff was nice and it's a quiet place, one of the few, on the boardwalk.

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Odenton, Maryland, United States
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126 reviews 126 reviews
22 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2014

The history of this lace is fascinating. The guide was very knowledgeable & made the visit very interesting. Definitely worth checking out to learn about the history & story of Ocean City.

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Annapolis, Maryland
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27 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

Very little of Old Ocean City remains, but the Ocean City Life-Saving Station is an artifact from the early days. Located at the top of the boardwalk, it is a nicely restored facility with exhibits about the history of OC. It is a charming little piece of authenticity amongst the miles of kitch.

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Ocean City maryland
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28 reviews 28 reviews
4 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2014

What a great place to visit and learn the history of Ocean City. Many photos and artifacts to see. It should be on every visitors list as a must see in OC.

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Fairfax, Virginia
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46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2014

We stopped by here during a mini vacation in this area of Maryland and enjoyed the information provided regarding the station.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

Very nice place to learn history of the area . For the younger kids that have a a word game that if you fill out the sheet you get a little prize.

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Charles Town, West Virginia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

A lady was telling of historical happenings and it was actually quite a learning experience. She had the attention of at least 50 people one evening during the week,and was willing to answer questions.

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Brook Park, Ohio
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23 reviews 23 reviews
7 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

It's a small place but rich in history of the surrounding area. The museum is right at the end of the boardwalk....

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