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The Havre de Grace Maritime Museum

Open today: 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM
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Nice Museum on the Havre de Grace Promenade

$3 to enter self-guided maritime museum on the Havre de Grace Promenade. Lots of Havre de Grace... read more

Reviewed April 28, 2018
Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Small but interesting

Didn't know anything about this museum. Saw it while strolling the promenade. For $3, why not take... read more

Reviewed August 27, 2017
Princeton NJ
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100 Lafayette St, Havre de Grace, MD 21078-3542
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Reviewed 5 days ago

Very much enjoyed my visit, spent about an hour and a half here, and could easily have gone longer if my schedule permitted. This is surprisingly extensive for a small town museum, with much local history and lore, well presented and put in context of...More

Thank Eric A
Reviewed April 28, 2018

$3 to enter self-guided maritime museum on the Havre de Grace Promenade. Lots of Havre de Grace maritime history including model ships and artifacts. History of the Conowingo Dam is very interesting as we have driven past it numerous times. There is also an area...More

Thank justlucy123
Reviewed February 20, 2018

The Maritime Museum is a very unique museum that puts its focus on Boats (and how to build them)..................However, without a Docent ( Guide) to take you through it is hard to get the whole picture. I take motor coach groups to this Museum, And...More

Thank wayne h
Reviewed October 16, 2017

Stop in and learn about the maritime history of the local area along the Susquehanna River in Harford County Maryland. Beautiful exhibits and information very enlightening on how things were in earlier times.

Thank Monica F
Reviewed September 9, 2017

We decided to stop here because we were on the River Walk. Friendly folks who run it. We didn't have a lot of time but it was worth of visiting. Nice gift shop at the end!

Thank Vicki A
Reviewed August 27, 2017

Didn't know anything about this museum. Saw it while strolling the promenade. For $3, why not take a chance? It is small but a good way to spen an hour or so looking at some Bay artifacts and elarning more about the history of the...More

Thank OldTimer33592
Reviewed August 15, 2017

Another sensational Havre De Grace museum. This one is so well organized, clean and laid-out that it only adds to the wonderful collection they have to exhibit. From early Native American inhabitants to the nautical history of the area, these well designed exhibits do justice...More

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Reviewed August 13, 2017

The volunteer on duty that day wasn't 'with it'. But once inside, we found things of interest. A small corner of the museum is devoted to John Smith and his exploration of the Chesapeake Bay. With a little imagination, you can marvel at the courage...More

Thank Stu B
Reviewed August 8, 2017

This is a small, but wonderful maritime museum, interpreting the rich heritage of the Chesapeake Bay. There are relics on display, as well as recreations of boats and fishing paraphernalia. The museum also offers a wide range of event programming, from lectures to singers to...More

Thank LesPicker
Reviewed July 10, 2017

We visited recently to catch one of their Summer Wednesday Concerts (7-9 pm). The band on this night was High and Wide, who did boatmen songs, songs of the sea and crabbing industries, with local history and some humor thrown in. We go there a...More

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