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“the museum on the lake”

Erie Maritime Museum
Ranked #6 of 60 things to do in Erie
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Multimedia exhibits and a 19th century U.S. Flagship are featured at this museum.
Erie, Pennsylvania
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18 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
“the museum on the lake”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 27, 2013

being 8 blocks from my house i was at the library their and realized their was a museum their so i went in and checked it out not realizing erie p.a. has a vast pass on this lake it was very interesting

Visited February 2013
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Erie, Pa
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
“The Flagship Niagara will not disappoint.”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 6, 2013

Do not miss a visit to the Flagship Niagara if you are in the area--better yet, sail on it! This is a 200 year old ship that took part in the Battle of Lake Erie in 1813. And you can actually sail on it and watch them fire off the cannons. Knowledgeable staff will make the experience truly special.

Visited August 2012
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Erie, Pennsylvania
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19 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
“Very Interesting”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 9, 2012

There is a lot of local history. It is great to learn about the part Lake Erie played in our fight for freedom. This is also where the flagship "Niagara" is docked. What a beauriful site.

Visited March 2012
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Thank Gary R
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Saint Louis, Missouri
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59 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
“Informative”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2012

The museum was full of people who were extremely well versed about the 1812 war. There was a movie and lots of artifacts.

Visited September 2012
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Willoughby
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78 reviews
36 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
“History of Battle of Lake Erie 1812”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 21, 2012

This museum is spacious, uncluttered, easy to learn about the Great Lakes. Very organized.Toured the Niagara, tour guide was awesome as was staff in the museum. Added bonus: There is a library attached to the musuem. Very nice.

Visited October 2012
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