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Historic Ships in Baltimore

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Neighborhood: Inner Harbor
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Address: Pier 1, 301 E Pratt St, Baltimore, MD 21202-3134 (Formerly USS Constellation)
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10:00 am - 4:30 pm
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Historic Ships in Baltimore is home port to USS Constellation, the last...

Historic Ships in Baltimore is home port to USS Constellation, the last all-sail warship built by the US Navy, the submarine USS Torsk which sank the last two enemy combatants of WWII, USGC Cutter Taney, the last surviving vessel to witness the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, 7 December 1941, Lightship 116 Chesapeake, which marked the entrance to the Chesapeake Bay and the Seven Foot Knoll Lighthouse. The museum is open daily from 10:00am to 4:30pm. Tickets may be purchased on-line or at our ticket locations on Pier 1, Pier 3 or on board the USCGC Taney.

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We toured 3 of the 4 ships. The Constellation,Torsk, and the light ship. Always tough to find things my teenage son will enjoy, and this filled the bill. Lots to see, explore... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Williamsburg, Virginia
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Williamsburg, Virginia
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

We toured 3 of the 4 ships. The Constellation,Torsk, and the light ship. Always tough to find things my teenage son will enjoy, and this filled the bill. Lots to see, explore, and learn. You can get tickets online ahead of time and skip the line

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Missoula, Montana
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The tall ships and other ships here are wonderful to observe and tour if you choose too. The Inner Harbor setting has many shops filled with fun, food and wares to keep people busy and happy if you are done touring and/ or viewing the boats.

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Athens, Tennessee
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Reviewed 1 week ago

theres four ships to see. it cost to get in but u can roam as u please. amazing to see how it used to be.

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Newark, Delaware
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My family toured the Constellation and Torsk. My biggest complaint is that the head height is very low. There was an audio guide on the Constellation that tells you about various areas of the ship and there is a kids version of it as well, my kids loved walking around and listening to it and then being able to tell... More 

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We stopped by the Baltimore inner Harbor on our drive home from D.C. It was easy to get to historic ships and a fair admission price to view 2 or 3. The USS Constellation was a hit with my 8 and 12 yo. It's well maintained and easy to walk through. Below deck has low ceilings. Warning :). Capitan's room... More 

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San Antonio, Texas
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Went on all the ships and the mates there were very knowledgeable of the history. Liked the Constellation the best.

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Dhaka City, Bangladesh
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A great place to visit. You can spend an evening around the harbor seeing the ships from outside or may board if you are interested and have time. There are several ships with historic backgrounds. I walked around the harbor and enjoyed the elegant views of all. However, could not go on board due to shortage of time... But, I... More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

For me this was a must do at the inner harbor. Paying an extra 3$ per person to be able to enter all 4 ships as opposed to only 2 was definitely worth it. All of the ships had self guided tours that you could do at your own pace. There are a few unique experiences on different ships like... More 

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

These ships are worth exploring, especially if you enjoy history and/or historical tidbits. They're beautiful to walk through, but to appreciate their worth it helps to have a tour guide.

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New York City, New York
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We got to see three of the historic ships during our visit. The exhibits were good. So glad the tickets are good for a year so we can come back to see the rest.

Thank Christine S

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