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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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Enjoyed being on the ships, not only because it provided an escape from the city's aggressive homeless, some who look psychotic. Gives great appreciation of those that... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 31, 2015
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Boston
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015 NEW

Enjoyed being on the ships, not only because it provided an escape from the city's aggressive homeless, some who look psychotic. Gives great appreciation of those that serve/served !! Lots to read. Staff most helpful. Some ships have steep ladders. Sub's bulkhead doors could be problematic if you have mobility issues. Plan about 3hrs. Lots to see and places are... More 

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Binghamton, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015 NEW

Fun time visiting the ships, missed the Coast Guard ship at the other pier and ran out of time to see the lighthouse.

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Bear, Delaware
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8 reviews 8 reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2015

Kids and rest of family learned lots and discovered how tight sub quarters were. The cost was a good value and staff very helpful.

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Ossining, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

We liked the submarine and the USS Constellation the best. We didn't take the narrated tour, but were able to take good pictures since there were very few people. Highly recommend for kids, especially boys.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

The best things about Baltimore are the people. During my visit to your great city the most impressive attraction I found was the kindness of the locals. So good to see a real smile. Thanks for that. Oh ya the crab cakes are great as well!!

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King, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

We had a fun time going on all of the ships. It was amazing on the height in these ships. Would recommend to friends to visit.

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

It is so interesting to see where the Star-Spangled Banner was inspired, and seeing the old wooden ships takes you back to the time when it was written. Very neat Inner Harbor!

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Sparks, Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Only issue we had was one ship was closed and we weren't told that earlier when we bought tickets. Great walking history ships! Loved each one.

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Charlotte, North Carolina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2015

Self-guided tour with audio stations. It was interesting to look back at history and marvel at how things were done prior to the industrial revolution. Amazing how far we've come.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

If you are into history, this is worth the trip. USS Constellation is well done, with free recorded tour and a real view of 1800's life aboard. We started at the other side of the harbor on the Taney, the last vessel surviving from Pearl Harbor. Decent historical information and a sense of life aboard. The sub, USS Torsk, is... More 

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