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It was great what you can learn in an hour

We stopped here while waiting for the Segway Tour. Lots of information here on Sandusky's past... read more

Reviewed June 26, 2018
Columbus, Ohio
Kind of odd location, Pretty ok for adults

I think kids would be bored stiff, Lots of history of the area which I found pretty fascinating as... read more

Reviewed June 18, 2018
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125 Meigs St, Sandusky, OH 44870-2834
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Reviewed August 26, 2018 via mobile

Was very informative and great history. The gentleman there was well versed in the history of the great lakes. Fascinating artifacts of the period. A must see.

1  Thank drkacc
Reviewed July 10, 2018

Love all things maritime and found this museum to be quite nice. Not too large, but enough displays to keep one occupied and intrigued. Offered activities for children, which was an added plus!

1  Thank weonlylive1nce
Reviewed July 1, 2018

Very small museum, in one room, with separate buildings for vintage watercraft. Short video introduction. The museum covers history of the Sandusky Bay area as a shipping port for seafood, logging, coal, etc., ice harvesting in the 19th and early 20th century, commercial fishing, and...More

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Reviewed June 26, 2018

We stopped here while waiting for the Segway Tour. Lots of information here on Sandusky's past. Didn't know what was involved in ice harvesting, piracy, etc, until we spent an hour here!

1  Thank p0swalt
Reviewed June 18, 2018

I think kids would be bored stiff, Lots of history of the area which I found pretty fascinating as this area seems like it is dying now. Really interesting stories of ice harvesting, what the people did in the late 1800's, pirates, abolitionists. You learn...More

1  Thank shereen_w
Reviewed April 9, 2018 via mobile

Had a great time seeing the museum again. They had different things to see from our last time. We enjoyed it a lot.

1  Thank ronna1954
Reviewed March 27, 2018

This museum was a daytrip for my homeschooled kids. It's small, clean, well-maintained, and full of interesting displays. My parents went along for the trip and had a great time too. Staff was very, very kind. The bathrooms were clean and the entire facility was...More

3  Thank Shopfox
Reviewed August 20, 2017 via mobile

It was a.nice break from the cedar point. It very interesting to see the history of the area! It was well worth the drive to see!

2  Thank knightfun1765
Reviewed June 25, 2017

A Very Nice Museum! self guided, but nicely laid out! Lots of displays of past Nautical adventures. A good section on Pirates, for the young at heart. Don't miss the boats out back, they are pretty awesome.

1  Thank Melissa A
Reviewed March 31, 2017

The objects made for interesting photos. There was an educational presentation when we arrived, which made the visit more interesting. Lots of reading and listening to recordings. The history of slavery and underground railroad gave a lot of insight into the local history, as did...More

1  Thank Laura B
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