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Historic Ships in Baltimore

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Address: Pier 1, 301 E Pratt St, Baltimore, MD 21202-3134 (Formerly USS Constellation)
Phone Number: 410-539-1797
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Sun - Sat 10:00 am - 4:30 pm
Activities: Group tours/walking tour
Description: Historic Ships in Baltimore is home port to USS Constellation, the last...
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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Calling All Navy Fans!

Several attractions including the USS Constellation (1860's sailing vessel), the USS Torsk (Tench class fleet diesel submarine), the US Coast Guard Cutter Taney, and the Lightship... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 22, 2015
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Berlin, Germany
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 NEW

I wished to see the historic ships first of all. But I was disappointed to see the biggest, USS Constellation, which looks very ugly. The submarine and the sailboat look fine. You better go to Greenwich, London and visit Cutty Sark!

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Golden, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

Several attractions including the USS Constellation (1860's sailing vessel), the USS Torsk (Tench class fleet diesel submarine), the US Coast Guard Cutter Taney, and the Lightship Chesapeake. All of these need some time to visit. Plan on spending a day if you wish to see all of them and buy your admission ticket accordingly.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

We took the grandsons ages 5 and 7 to 3 of the 4 boats offered on the tour. The best one was the Constellation because the kids were able to run around, go up and down 4 different levels. The adults in the group found the submarine Torsk more interesting but the area was very confined for the kids. We... More 

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North Tonawanda, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015 NEW

We only had time to tour the USS Constellation. Very well done. Very informative. Many displays depicting life on a ship. We were even there for the firing of the canon. Good acitivity for families.

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Baltimore, Maryland
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8 reviews 8 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 NEW

I could really just feel the era of the voyagers, when the only challenge was to go as far out as you can to explore new lands. Many past great stories had come alive for me!

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015 NEW via mobile

We purchased the pass for all 4 venues and saw the sub, the sailing ship and the clipper. The sub was not my favorite, but the sailing and clipper were pretty good. My husband would say they were ALL good. Definitely worth seeing if you have the time.

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Toms River, New Jersey
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21 reviews 21 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2015

All the ships are open and you can walk through them. It was interesting to learn the roles the different ships played in our maritime and wartime history

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Fort Riley, Kansas
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2015

There was a Living Social coupon for the ships, so we decided to add it to our Inner Harbor trip. So glad we did! My 9 year daughter loved every ship we went on. I did too! The history and information was exciting to read. We learned a lot and loved touring each ship, especially the submarine. Watch your head... More 

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Dayton, OH
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2015

The USS Constellation is the main attraction, but all the ships are worth seeing as part of a visit to the harbor.

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Upstate NY
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2015

Our family of 4 enjoyed the boat tours. There were staff on board to answer any questions & audio tours were available.

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