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Ocean City Life-Saving Station Museum

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Great place to visit for kids

We had a good time here. My kids (8 & 16 yrs old) went room to room and they enjoyed it. We learned... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
New York City, New York
Very Interesting

I highly recommend a visit to this museum,we learned a lot about the history of life saving in ocmd... read more

Reviewed November 26, 2018
Lori M
Wernersville, Pennsylvania
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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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813 S Atlantic Ave, Ocean City, MD 21842-4088
+1 410-289-4991
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We had a good time here. My kids (8 & 16 yrs old) went room to room and they enjoyed it. We learned a lot. I will recommend it for families.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed November 26, 2018

I highly recommend a visit to this museum,we learned a lot about the history of life saving in ocmd along with the history of the boardwalk and the history of ocmd,the displays were awesome,seeing boarwalk Elvis and the fat lady laughing brought back some great...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Lori M
Reviewed November 19, 2018 via mobile

This place was pretty neat and had plenty of information about the history of life-saving on the sea. This would be a good place to spend some time on a rainy or hot day. The price of admission is worth it to see all that...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed October 4, 2018

We enjoy museums and Historical places. This was a really interesting Museum. We especially liked the display case that had over 100 little cups filled with sand from beaches all over the world.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Clancy K
Reviewed September 10, 2018

For three dollars, which was the senior rate, it was okay.I had to pay five dollars....not worth it. A lot of photos with write ups. Very few pieces of equpment. Nice places to sit and enjoy the ocean outside of the building. Wonderful people

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank traveler1068
Reviewed August 29, 2018

I thought this was a neat little museum. My favorite part was the display of little dishes of sands from all over the world. I think little kids would be bored with this, as there's a lot to read. I didn't even read it all.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 21, 2018

Very interesting place with facts and displays. My family found to time here to be educational. Will stop again.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Tinger_Pa
Reviewed August 19, 2018

This small (and I mean really small) but enjoyable museum, provides an overview of the history of the town using historical pictures, documents, and good storytelling. Yes, there is a little aquarium that many others mention, but really, it is four small aquariums, nothing to...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 6, 2018

The exhibits are always changing and their gift shop/book store have lots of local history books. Its easy to find and parking in the Inlet Lot helps make it easy access even for the handicapped.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed August 6, 2018

Stopped here while walking the boardwalk with family and found the information and displays very interesting. Its a small musuem and wont take long to read up on some very interesting material.

Date of experience: September 2017
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Response from Tom G | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is a charge in the 1000 car and other psrking lots . They charge more on weekends .I often find free parking either early or after after 8 PM if going to the boardwalk . OC provides great and cheap buses on the... More