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“Interesting” 5 of 5 stars
Review of S.S. William A. Irvin Ore Boat Museum

S.S. William A. Irvin Ore Boat Museum
350 Harbor Drive, Duluth, MN 55802
218-722-7876
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Ranked #19 of 81 things to do in Duluth
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Activities: Leisure education
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Owner description: Located at Canal Park, this museum was once an ore boat.
Ringgold, Georgia
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85 reviews 85 reviews
16 attraction reviews
Reviews in 34 cities Reviews in 34 cities
48 helpful votes 48 helpful votes
“Interesting”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2012

Again, it is worth the price of admission to take a tour of an older freighter, you will see not only the engine room, but the living and eating quarters of the crew as well as where their special guests used to stay while on board the SS Irvin.

Visited August 2012
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Freeport, Illinois
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111 reviews 111 reviews
63 attraction reviews
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39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
“nice tour”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2012

Good tour, but lots of walking. I think someone said it took 20 minutes to walk from one end to the other. Not to be missed, though.

Visited August 2012
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Arlington, Virginia
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53 helpful votes 53 helpful votes
“must-see”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2012

I only gave it 4 stars because I haven't seen it at Halloween, which would be a 5-star experience from what I've heard. A great way to get the whole family into the experience of "sailing the seas."

Visited August 2012
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Ferney-Voltaire
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
“Interesting ship”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 9, 2012

Great tour with an old sailor as our guide. A lot of stairs to climb, so people with reduced mobility, beware!

Visited July 2012
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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4 attraction reviews
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
“Very Informative Guided Tour”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2012

1 hour guided tour was one of the best guided tours I can remember. Very interesting and moved into several parts of the ship. It did have several staircases to climb and some you could see through...so if you are scared of heights it could be dicy.. but if you are not...it was well spent money.

Visited July 2012
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