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Ocean City Life-Saving Station Museum

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Address: Ocean City Boardwalk, Ocean City, MD 21843
Phone Number: 410-289-4991
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A museum dedicated to collecting and preserving the history of life saving...

A museum dedicated to collecting and preserving the history of life saving on the Eastern Shore of Maryland, Delaware and Virginia.

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This is a must visit on your vacation in Ocean City MD. Learn all about the early days of Ocean City, the history of lifeguarding, see lots of cool displays... And, during the... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Ocean City, Maryland
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Ocean City, Maryland
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14 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

This is a must visit on your vacation in Ocean City MD. Learn all about the early days of Ocean City, the history of lifeguarding, see lots of cool displays... And, during the summer everyday there are great classes from 10 - 11 am to learn about OC, knot tying, early sailing and so much more. Cool Gift Shop too!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Very much worth seeing history and facts good to see OC keeping all this history to Share with everyone that visits

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short hills
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This is a self guided tour of the Life Saving Station Museum-it includes many artifacts over the past 100 plus years of Ocean City history as well as a room with tanks full of local marine life. It takes about 45 minutes-1 hour to go through and its very educational.

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Ocean City, Maryland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My wife took this tour thru the museum. There is way more to see than we expected to see! There is a lot of history in this kind of small bld. We were very impressed with what they have to offer. I suggest if you are at the end of the boardwalk, stop in and check it out. You won't... More 

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Lincoln Park, New Jersey
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Sorry to say, I found the museum boring although it got good reviews. It is a self guided walk thru and we didn't feel like reading all the history. It would be nice if you are into the history, or on a rainy day. The best part was the aquarium room. I think the we just wanted to get out... More 

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Thank Diane O
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Local history is always interesting so don't pass up the museum. Learn where Noxema was invented and by whom. Interesting, but don't plan on more than an hour. Skip the usual tourist junk at the nearby shops.

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Chesterfield, Virginia, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

It's a cool little stop while you're on the board walk. It has good pictures and information about Ocean City. Definitely worth stopping and checking out

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Thank Jess S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Every year we visit the Life Saving Museum and each time it is better and better. This year we experienced the museum with our grandsons, 10 and 12. I wondered how interested they would be. Taking the older kids' scavenger hunt paper in hand and with the promise of a prize, they took off and spent easily an hour exploring.... More 

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Cape May, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Cute place with lots of interesting stuff. There is a daily craft demonstration for kids to do at 10AM each day, too.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The entire family enjoyed the Ocean City Life Saving Station Museum. They have a quiz (ages 8 and under or ages 8 and up) that the two 18-year-olds in our party had fun completing and won a shark's tooth. They have many interesting stories from actual rescues, live marine life, and items from the history of the area including Laffin'... More 

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