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The Havre de Grace Maritime Museum

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Address: 100 Lafayette St, Havre de Grace, MD 21078-3542
Phone Number: (410) 939-4800
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10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Wed - Sat 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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This is a very nice museum with a interesting collection of Maryland's Maritime history. If it is near the Lighthouse and Decoy Museum as well as the Havre de Grace Promenade so... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 8, 2016
Judy Z
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Spring City, Pennsylvania
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Spring City, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 8, 2016

This is a very nice museum with a interesting collection of Maryland's Maritime history. If it is near the Lighthouse and Decoy Museum as well as the Havre de Grace Promenade so you can spend a lot of time visiting many different locations and not have to keep looking for parking space.

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Manchester, PA
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2016

A deal at 3 bucks a person. It is full of interesting items and facts from the early days. Some exhibits are interactive too

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Thank HELJAN
Spring Grove, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2016

Its not hard to loose a few hours here if you carefully look at all of the displays and read all of the info on the many boats of the chesapeake, along with much of the local history of the bay and Havre de Grace. I learned alot and really enjoyed all of the displays that they had painstakinly preserved... More 

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Harker Heights
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 134 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2016

A small museum but very interesting. A number of displays about waterfowl hunting, ice cutting industry of old, early native American and maritime life in general. The staff was very friendly and there is a small gift shop. A $3 donations is requested to tour.

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2016

The museum has some good displays, but if you are into maritime museums, this one will most likely disappoint you. It is very small, and it spends more exhibits on the Chesapeake and less on boats and ships.

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Thomasville, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2016

Havre de Grace is a very cool and historic town at the headwaters of the Chesapeake Bay. The maritime museum would be great without the blowhard, obviously alcoholic, yahoo that provides tours there. Judgmental, very ignorant, and seemingly had a total agenda of god-knows-what that was making everyone there uncomfortable. The museum is bits and pieces of stuff with the... More 

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Annapolis, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2015

lots of fun for a day trip. the museum wasn't crowded and had some really fun and interesting exhibits.

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Thank erikasealing
Havre de Grace, Maryland, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

This was a nice thing to visit when it was raining and lots of things to look at and still be able to take a short trip

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Thank ry14
Abingdon, Maryland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2014

I was pleasantly surprised when we visited this museum. I've driven by it many times but had never gone in. For a small donation (just $2) you can spend some time here looking at various maritime artifacts including Coast Guard artifacts. There is a very nice video of John Smith's discovery and exploration of the Chesapeake Bay in the 1600s.... More 

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Poulsbo, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

I enjoyed looking at the different items in the museum. I found the information on John Smith interesting and also liked looking at different items related to boats and ships

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