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Erie Maritime Museum

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Address: 150 East Front St., Erie, PA
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814-452-BRIG
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Multimedia exhibits and a 19th century U.S. Flagship are featured at this...

Multimedia exhibits and a 19th century U.S. Flagship are featured at this museum.

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Don't miss this museum if you have an interest in great lake history. The artifacts are great and the information is on spot. If you live in the area check out reserving a spot... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Syracuse, New York
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Syracuse, New York
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34 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Don't miss this museum if you have an interest in great lake history. The artifacts are great and the information is on spot. If you live in the area check out reserving a spot on a sailing of the Brig Niagara. Free Parking and walking distance to dobbins landing and some great restaurants.

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Minerva, Ohio
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 31, 2016

This is an excellent museum for anyone interested in American History. Not only does the museum have excellent and informative displays, but the museum is housed in an industrial building that is extremely interesting in itself. We were fortunate that the flagship Niagara was in port the day we visited and that made the entire visit all the more worthwhile.... More 

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Massillon, Ohio
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 24, 2016 via mobile

Went thru the museum to get to the rest of the tall ships, but very nice and informative. Large replicas of parts of ships.

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King George, Virginia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2016

This museum was the highlight of our recent visit to Erie. The story of the war of 1812 was the most interesting part for me - including a replica of the Brig Niagara, which is outside the building. There is a good bookstore/gift shop included in the museum.

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Kittanning
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 18, 2016

Great dispays on the battle of lake erie. Tall Ship tours when in Erie. Good history tour and spend a morning or afternoon.

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Cameron, Missouri
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

We stopped here on a bus trip. I wish we had more time! The guides were extremely knowable and friendly. Lots of history.

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Panama City, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 28, 2016

great place for familys to visit - very interesting - was all about adm perry and don't give up the ship - they also have a replicure of the uss niagara (which was out on a cruise the day we were there) great gift shop and multiple films to see

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Moultrie, Georgia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 19, 2016

I toured the museum during the Tall Ships Festival! The museum was quite busy. Reviewed the indoor exhibits; as well as toured two tall ships that were dock at back of museum. This was the highlight of the visit!

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Allenton
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 15, 2016

Our VIP pass for the Tall Ship Festival included a visit to the museum. We were very glad that we were able to walk through it on the way to the ships. It was very interesting and impressive as to the size of the exhibits. Wish we would have had more time to thoroughly explore.

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Columbia, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

Knew little about the War of 1812 and Commodore Perry before visiting here. Spent a lot of time looking at all the displays and reading about the history. Well worth visiting

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