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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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Don't miss this treat at the southern end of the boardwalk!

This museum looks small on the outside but full of exhibits and entertaining history of lifesaving at Ocean City. The exhibits and pictures are fascinating and informative. It's a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
wandering009
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This museum looks small on the outside but full of exhibits and entertaining history of lifesaving at Ocean City. The exhibits and pictures are fascinating and informative. It's a bargain. I visit here whenever I get to Maryland's Ocean City.

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Etters PA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Have been coming to OC for 30 years and have never entered this place. We decided to check it out this year and wow I could have staying in here for a long time just reading all about the history of OC and viewing the old pictures of the town

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Montoursville, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a lot of fun and very educational about Oceancity. You will be shocked of all the fun exhibits they have in such a small building. It is very inexpensive too. Great for kids!

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Thank scramm2134
Ocean City, Maryland
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21 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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Thank Robert B
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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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Thank Richard S
Lincoln Park, New Jersey
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2016

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 August 18, 2016

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 August 18, 2016

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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