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Los Angeles Maritime Museum

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Los Angeles Maritime Museum is free admission and fun for everyone a large collection of model... read more

Reviewed June 29, 2018
sogonblick
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Palm Desert, California
Interesting combination of local maritime history and models

We visited this museum having been unable to get on to the USS Iowa (which had been closed for a... read more

Reviewed January 23, 2018
Corb2000
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Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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Reviewed June 29, 2018

Los Angeles Maritime Museum is free admission and fun for everyone a large collection of model warships and historic items on display. Many of the ships featured have local significance, including; the U.S.S. Los Angeles, U.S.S. Long Beach, U.S.S. San Pedro, and the S.S. San...More

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Reviewed January 23, 2018

We visited this museum having been unable to get on to the USS Iowa (which had been closed for a special event). Considering that it was an unplanned visit it worked out well and there was enough to interest us for a couple of hours....More

Thank Corb2000
Reviewed January 21, 2018

A museum, near the Battleship Iowa, has interesting displays concerning the Los Angeles Harbor and the history of the harbor of things that no longer exist. One is the fishing industry and canning facilities on Terminal Island. It is in the old Ferry Building that...More

Thank BobandMargie G
Reviewed October 24, 2017

A small maritime museum, with exhibits on the local history of the fishing industry and on local deep sea diving. Nicely done. Also a number of model ships of all sizes. Some of the museum is being improved/developed further. A deck out back enables you...More

Thank brwerner
Reviewed October 19, 2017 via mobile

Quite a small museum but full of model ships from all over the world . Very interesting section on the local history of the fish canning industry . Large section dedicated to children , well worth a visit

Thank Geoff B
Reviewed August 13, 2017 via mobile

This museum is not free, there is actually a suggested donation of $5/each to enter. It's a really cool place and the lower level has a lot of the history about San Pedro and the fishing and canning industry. The upper level has really cool...More

Thank CAZADOR-CA
Reviewed August 3, 2017

Just near Battleship USS IOWA between Long Beach and L.A is San Pedro and the Port. The Maritime Museum has free entry with a strongly suggested donation of $5. you can find three handicapped and three general parking in front of the building or park...More

Thank JimDeBerry
Reviewed June 6, 2017

Not expecting much - but was really surprised! A great history of the LA Harbor area and Terminal Island as well. Excellent displays! Fantastic models of ships. Great place for children to learn. Fantastic tour guides!

Thank vermeling
Reviewed May 13, 2017

A wonderful display of maritime memorabilia and history through the sges. There is lots to se. I found the diving display fascinating. Practically next door to the Battleship Iowa. Easy to visit both attractions.

Thank Ian H
Reviewed February 15, 2017

A lady friend of mine who has grown up in southern California was driving me around in Long Beach. She was very familiar and experienced with so much that this area has to offer; yet, she had never been to the Los Angeles Maritime Museum....More

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