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Apalachicola Maritime Museum

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My first stop in Apalachicola. I loved it and learned a lot. Best of all, it's free! Be sure to... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
AmyAppalachia
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A trip back in time to Little St. George Island

WOW ... what a unique familiarly experience our trip to the old lighthouse keepers house and... read more

Reviewed August 18, 2018
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103 Water St, Apalachicola, FL 32320-1736
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My first stop in Apalachicola. I loved it and learned a lot. Best of all, it's free! Be sure to walk out on the dock, there's a swing and a breeze!

Thank AmyAppalachia
Reviewed August 18, 2018

WOW ... what a unique familiarly experience our trip to the old lighthouse keepers house and surrounding out buildings was. Far better than the Disney ... no lines, tickets or crowds ... all real, living history. The complex dated back to the early 19th century...More

Thank riverstothesea
Reviewed August 17, 2018 via mobile

Our family visited the museum for the fireworks show on the river. The captain was extremely knowledgeable about the history of the area. He took us out in the bay to watch the sunset before returning to the river for a great fireworks show. It’s...More

Thank avenrick83
Reviewed August 16, 2018 via mobile

My family and I went to the museum multiple days. The first day, July 3rd, was for a short boat ride. We went into the bay a little then turned around to go back toward the river where we would watch fireworks. It was absolutely...More

Thank Jaden P
Reviewed August 16, 2018 via mobile

My family and I Visited the Apalachicola Maritime Museum for the Fourth of July river cruise.Really enjoy the exhibits at the museum, also we were able to look at the Golden Ball. I can’t wait until the Samuel Floyd is back at the museum so...More

Thank Brooklyn V
Reviewed August 16, 2018 via mobile

My family and I visited the museum and took part in the fireworks cruise out into the bay and back up the river to watch the show for the Fourth of July, captain and crew very knowledgeable about the area and history of apalachicola. Can’t...More

Thank Nathaniel V
Reviewed August 7, 2018

Small museum with photos and things to read about Apalachicola, Oyster Capital of the World. Best to go there on a sunny day when you can see and/or go out on the boats. There is a wooden boat workshop where you can watch volunteers work...More

Thank Sarah G
Reviewed July 31, 2018

We signed up for a river cruise based on what the person at the desk showed and told us. Unfortunately they did not provide what we paid for. The route was not what we were shown on the map and the tour lasted much shorter...More

Thank bobdec7
George F, Director of Sales at Apalachicola Maritime Museum, responded to this reviewResponded August 12, 2018

Hello, again Bob: Again as we spoke via email, I am very sorry that you were unhappy with our 3 hour Eco Education Tour. As you stated the Captain pulled the vessel into port 15 minutes early due to out flowing tides, of your 3...More

Reviewed July 21, 2018 via mobile

My friends and I experienced such an amazing kayak trip and a sunset Cruise. Both trips gave us some amazing memories that will last a lifetime. Great friendly staff. Captains and mates extemly knowledgeable of the rich and colorful history of the beautiful hidden coast...More

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Reviewed July 20, 2018 via mobile

I absolutely love this place! The museum is so interesting and it’s a self guided tour which I think is fantastic. I went on the sunset cruise with my family and our dog and we enjoyed every bit! All of the staff are so friendly...More

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JRW825
January 4, 2018|
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Yes! Yes! Yes! The whole museum as well as their vessels are pet friendly!
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