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Historic Ships in Baltimore

Pier 1, 301 E Pratt St, Baltimore, MD 21202-3134 (Formerly USS Constellation) (Inner Harbor)
410-539-1797
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Ranked #6 of 157 Attractions in Baltimore
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Type: Specialty Museums, Ships
Activities: Group tours/walking tour
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... more » 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. « less
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Paris, France
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014 NEW

The historic ships museum in Baltimore harbor is a transcendental experience if you are enamored of naval history, the sea-going life of old or merely are sensitve t o the presence of very active ghosts. There have been tv shows and news articles written about the ghosts on the USS Constellation. Mediums have talked about the little boy with the... More

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Morgantown, WV
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33 reviews 33 reviews
8 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 19, 2014 NEW

I've long had an interest in naval history. I frequently visit museum ships when I'm along the coast, and with the 4 ships here in Baltimore, it was a no-brainer for me to stop by. I was a bit limited on time, so I only got to see 2 ships during my visit. I went on the USCGC Taney and... More

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Frisco, Texas
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48 reviews 48 reviews
8 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 NEW

This is a great history stop, it's a great price for the opportunity to see 4 great vessels. Take the kids and they will be wow'd.

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Brooklyn, New York
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6 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 NEW

Visited two of the five ships and was well worth the price. See history directly in 1850 warship and WW2 submarine.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

I felt like I was taking a walk back in time as I walked the decks of these huge ships. I imagined many stories and conversations that took place onboard. I'm so glad that they have been preserved and are open to the public.

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Providence, Rhode Island
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

My husband is the person behind the visit to this attraction. Although I like history, I don't necessarily like military history. I reluctantly accompanied him on this historic ship. We chose not to pay for the self guided audio tour. Instead, we took advantage of the docents who were on the ship. My husband asked plenty of questions and we... More

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Gresham, OR
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

One ship, from the 1800s and located in Harbor Place, is great. Then there is a Coast Guard ship, the Taney, that survived Pearl Harbor. Beyond that? A submarine and a Lighthouse Ship. All told, four ships (one of which is a sub). Solid history, and decently presented. Self-guided for the most part...the exception is the ship at Harbor Place... More

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Sedona, Arizona
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2014

Four different ships from different eras. A submarine, sailing ship Constellation, tug boat and the last ship to survive Pearl Harbor. Tickets for all four are very reasonable. If you're into ships and history and war, etc. then you will really enjoy this experience. You can take a couple hours or take all day depending on your thirst for history.... More

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Pocono Mountains Region, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Well worth the price..so much learning of history...well done... up-close and hands on was so very helpful. Thanks!

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Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2014

The USS Constellation was well worth it. The other Historic Ships are fantastic as well. Had a great time - the Inner Harbor was my favorite place in Baltimore.

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