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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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We enjoy museums and Historical places. This was a really interesting Museum. We especially liked... read more

Reviewed October 4, 2018
Clancy K
Wallingford, Connecticut
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I thought this was a neat little museum. My favorite part was the display of little dishes of... read more

Reviewed August 29, 2018
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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 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.

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

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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.

Thank tiggerlicious25
Reviewed August 21, 2018

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

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

1  Thank DincerP
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.

Thank joesource
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.

Thank thinblueline3240
Reviewed August 4, 2018 via mobile

It was said to see the turtle... He looked super said.. Being sick he should be removed so the public does not have to see him in agony...this broke my heart..here it is hours after seeing him and this is still making me up set..the...More

1  Thank Shawna L
Reviewed July 29, 2018

This is a great museum at a nominal cost. More for adults than children. The history of the lifeguards was amazing. I was not aware that it started on its own and later became a part of the Department of Treasury before becoming the Coast...More

Thank Sue S
Reviewed July 27, 2018

We were pleasantly surprised by how much this little museum packs in! They even offered a scavenger hunt for kids to complete as they work their way through the museum. Definitely worth the visit!

Thank Erin B
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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