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The Havre de Grace Maritime Museum

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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
justlucy123
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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
OldTimer33592
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Princeton NJ
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Reviewed January 6, 2019

Park in the Marina parking lot and take follow the lane at the end to the boardwalk over the water. Many of the museums and the lighthouse are just off the promenade. The views from the board walk are really very nice, the river is...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank ephyfe
Reviewed September 13, 2018

I was quite impressed by this place. Stopped by and spent a half hour or so. Stayed a few minutes after closing but could have easily spent an hour. Broad appeal to boaters (natch!), duck hunters, fishermen and history buffs. Even young kids should find...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Nathan C
Reviewed September 9, 2018

Cost: $3 (worth it) Allow time: 30 min - 1 hour Staff: I was surprised that the woman at the front desk was not aware of the Gold Star Memorial just across the street (unrelated to the museum but still you would think you would...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Sherry M
Reviewed September 1, 2018

We visit for classes put on by the Coast Guard, and by the Upper Bay Wildlife folks. The museum opens it's doors to those seeking to educate and enrich the lives of it's attendees and neighbors. They also have concerts with local artists playing folk...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank MysteryTraveler1956
Reviewed August 12, 2018

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

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank EricA955
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

Date of experience: April 2018
1  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

Date of experience: October 2017
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.

Date of experience: May 2017
1  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!

Date of experience: September 2017
1  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

Date of experience: August 2017
2  Thank OldTimer33592
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