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S S Willis B. Boyer Maritime Museum - CLOSED

Address: International Park, Toledo, OH
Phone Number: 419-936-3070
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Type: Ships, Specialty Museums, Museums
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Type: Ships, Specialty Museums, Museums

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18 reviews from our community

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English first
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2014

The place is very modern. Tons of hands on experience. Free. Kids friendly. Actual big boat is open for viewing.

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Senior Contributor
27 reviews 27 reviews
16 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2013 via mobile

We stopped in to see the museum, but it isn't open yet. Still enjoyed seeing the big ship from the shore. I think it will be interesting to see when it opens. We're only a couple of hours away, so we may come back when it opens.

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Senior Contributor
32 reviews 32 reviews
15 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2013 via mobile

we followed the directions to the Maritime Museum. to our surprise there was no ship. after reading another TripAdvisor post we realized it had been relocated. did not have time to go to the new location. make sure you go to the new location not the downtown Toledo area.

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Toledo Ohio
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2013

Wonderful trip to the past. Esp since the ship is much older than I am, but I recognize so much about it.

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Toledo, Ohio
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34 reviews 34 reviews
18 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2013

This is very inexpensive, you can go down in the hold, see the captain's quarters, the crew quarters, the galley and wander the huge deck. A Toledo treasure.

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Northwest Ohio
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56 reviews 56 reviews
11 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

The Boyer is a great example of the lake freighters that inhabited the great lakes before the time of the self unloading super ore carries. The best thing about this ship is that they have moved it to a more downtown location and are joining it to a maritime museum.

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Toledo, Ohio
Top Contributor
231 reviews 231 reviews
37 attraction reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2012

If you have wondered what it would be like to be on a Great Lakes and beyond cargo ship, this is a good place to go.

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Toledo, Ohio
Senior Contributor
44 reviews 44 reviews
13 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 31, 2012

Great place to take the little ones. You can tour the ship and hear about life on a vessel like this one. A great history lesson. My only issue is the limited need to revisit once you have toured.

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Toledo, Ohio
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2012

The Boyer was recently renamed the Col. James M. Schoonmaker and will be reloced a short distance downstream to the Great Lakes Maritime Museum.

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Toledo, Ohio, United States
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2012

I can see only half of ship museum (half price only charged :) ) since san blasting /painting is going on and not allowed to see engine side. so i am rating Avg..!

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