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Apalachicola Maritime Museum

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Address: 103 Water St, Apalachicola, FL 32320-1736
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+1 850-653-2500
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10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Mon - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Very Interesting little museum.

This museum has a tremendous amount of information about the local area and the how the Gulf Coast has influenced the area.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
Vickie R
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43 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This museum has a tremendous amount of information about the local area and the how the Gulf Coast has influenced the area.

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Damascus, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped in for a quick tour, which ended up being much more than that! We enjoyed the displays about the former days in the Forgotten Coast. While at the museum, we learned about their various boat tours and dediced to book the sunset cruise for a few days later. That trip was a great value - $35.00 per person... More 

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Kill Devil Hills, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Great visit to the museum and wonderful sunset cruise. Captain Rich and First Mate Ted provided wonderful snipers look at Apalachicola,s maritime past as well as today,s seafood industry including oysters, shrimp, scallops and gulf coast fish. Absolutely beautiful sunset. Tour is great combination of history, ecology of river and bay as well as present day maritime endeavors.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

A nice collection of memorabilia, pictures and descriptions. Nice to get into a sloop too. Guide handout helpful as were videos.

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Florida Panhandle, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had a great visit to the Apalachicola Maritime Museum. I especially loved the plans and videos of the paddlewheel boat that the museum is restoring and bringing to the Apalachicola River. Seeing all of the models and artifacts was very cool and the library area is excellent. The staff was friendly and helpful and the guide book is well-done.... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The girl working the front desk is certainly not personable. Seemed annoyed that she had to work. But REALLY enjoyed Captain Richard who commandeered our trip up the Apalachicola River. He's very knowledgeable and accommodated our many requests to circle around to get extra camera shots.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 16, 2017

The sunset cruise and dinner was a fund raiser for the museum. The meal was excellent and not what I expected at all. We sailed out and watched the sun set in the west and turned around to watch the FULL moon rise in the east. Mr. Floyd, the director of the museum, was very informative and told us a... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 14, 2016 via mobile

It wasn't what we expected but it was nice with lots of local history. Great for adults...not for the kids though.

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Tallahassee, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 23, 2016

Our family took the Sunset Cruise. The guide and Captain shared historic information on the city and waterfront before venturing out into the bay for sunset. Very entertaining and a beautiful way to watch the sun set.

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Sioux Falls, South Dakota
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 17, 2016 via mobile

Entry to the museum is included in the cost of the boat trips. The museum is pretty small but interesting for the nautical trade history of the area. We took the sunset cruise, however we found the first part of the cruise was quite fascinating as our Captain who was a lifelong resident really pointed out the history. Our volunteer... More 

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