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Historic Ships in Baltimore

Address: Pier 1, 301 E Pratt St, Baltimore, MD 21202-3134 (Formerly USS Constellation) (Inner Harbor)
Phone Number: 410-539-1797
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Ranked #8 of 314 things to do in Baltimore
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Specialty museums, Ships, Sights & Landmarks, Museums
Activities: Group tours/walking tour
Owner description: Historic Ships in Baltimore is home port to USS Constellation, the...
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Type: Specialty museums, Ships, Sights & Landmarks, Museums
Activities: Group tours/walking tour
Hours:
Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Owner description: Historic Ships in Baltimore is home port to USS Constellation, the last all-sail warship built by the US Navy, the submarine USS Torsk which sank the last two enemy combatants of WWII, USGC Cutter Taney, the last surviving vessel to witness the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, 7 December 1941, Lightship 116 Chesapeake, which marked the entrance to the Chesapeake Bay and the Seven Foot Knoll Lighthouse. The museum is open daily from 10:00am to 4:30pm. Tickets may be purchased on-line or at our ticket locations on Pier 1, Pier 3 or on board the USCGC Taney.
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6 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

These are really big ships with a lot of history behind them if you use the water taxi they will give you coupons for the ships so check the water taxes before buying tickets.

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Brooklyn, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2015

USS Torsk is a submarine that looks so cool, but was closed so we just saw it from the outside and the Chesapeke too. The temps were frigid about 9 degrees so we walked around quickly. Will definitely return in better weather to explore more

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Columbia, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

Really enjoyed the history of the ships. The light ship was great and informative. I enjoyed the submarine the best. I really respect how they lived and fought for our country While on board a sub.

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Smithfield, Virginia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

Were first in line on Sunday morning to visit Constellation. It has been painstakingly restored and is a must see for history, warship, and sailing buffs. Whereas one can tour only the main or two decks of most ships of this type, all decks are open (no wheel chair access it would spoil the experience). Trip is self guided, easy... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

You can buy the individual tickets or the tickets for multiple ships, depending on what you wish to do for the day. Buying the multi-pass will definitely save you money and is highly recommended. You can walk to all of the included ships/subs without needing a taxi or the having to relocate your car. I chose the mult-ship package and... More 

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Cleveland, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

You can buy a multi ship entry pass which is very reasonable. There was a cannon firing on the USS Conseltation. They also offer an auditory tour guide. Lots of displays and explanation of each ship's role in history. Great fun.

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Lebanon, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

The USS Constitution is a worthwhile visit back in time. See how the sailors slept, how the term "going to the head" came about, how cannon balls were stored and many other interesting facts.

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Vicenza, Italy
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 3, 2015

You can purchase a ticket for all of the ships, or a single ship ticket if your time is short. Buying the full tour ticket is a definite savings, however. The ships are chock full of history and are presented very well. You could easily spend an hour aboard each ship. If you have little ones, be aware that strollers... More 

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Long Island, NY
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

My ten year old asked to do this last time we were in Baltimore, so with the return trip, I couldn't say no and I'm so glad we did it! It was a great experience. The only one we didn't get to see was the USS Constellation because it is dry docked for winter, but when we return in the... More 

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Beach Haven, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

If you enjoy the sea, in any capacity, or if you own or wish you owned a boat, come see "the big girls" in Baltimore. You'll be amazed at the living conditions aboard these historic vessels. Baltimore seems to be a yachtsman's magnet and on any given summer day, there are hundreds of small, medium and large yachts in the... More 

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