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Richardson Maritime Museum

401 High St, Cambridge, MD 21613-1804
+1 410-228-1871
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Nice depository of local nautical lore in downtown Cambridge

Saturday of Schooner Rendezvous 2016 was blustery and cool. We had enjoyed the highlights of this... read more

Reviewed 23 October 2016
All Aboard

Like so many communities with lovely museum collections, they are not supported nor are many grants... read more

Reviewed 27 December 2015
North East, Maryland
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This small museum is dedicated to Maryland's maritime heritage.
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23 Oct 2016
“Nice depository of local nautical lore in downtown Cambridge”
27 Dec 2015
“All Aboard”
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401 High St, Cambridge, MD 21613-1804
+1 410-228-1871
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Reviewed 23 October 2016

Saturday of Schooner Rendezvous 2016 was blustery and cool. We had enjoyed the highlights of this sailing craft festival. The local choir sang. The Vigilant Crew brought their living history displays over from Baltimore. The BBQ crew was firing up their beefy fare. We sauntered...More

Thank helios5356
Reviewed 27 December 2015

Like so many communities with lovely museum collections, they are not supported nor are many grants made available. this, in my opinion, is the Richardson. This Museum has a lovely collection of maritime history and historical craft that were so important in the development and...More

3  Thank wayne417
Reviewed 15 December 2015

Many interesting displays. good display of boating history. Docents are very knowledgeable. a lot jammed into a small space. OK for kids.very good for Chesapeake history buffs.

1  Thank Nancy_M007
Reviewed 1 July 2015

Cambridge history visited by this museum. The craftmanship is displayed beautifully. Cambridge's relationship with the sea is shown here at every turn.

2  Thank James H
Reviewed 18 August 2014

I am not sure, but it looks like this museum may be closing down?! Either way, it is a great little place. The museum guide was awesome, very passionate and knowledgeable about the topic (even with those of us who know nothing). It is a...More

1  Thank Josie Mae R
Reviewed 11 March 2014

Enjoyed the free-Friday visit in February. Many new exhibits since my last visit and lovely gift store! It was a cold day, and they had tea and coffee, which really tasted great!

Thank Debby H
Reviewed 11 April 2013

This museum has two parts. We visited the collection of artefacts, boat models, photos and information boards in downtown Cambridge but did not get time to visit the Ruark Boatworks, where boatbuilding is demonstrated. Neither facility is open every day so you need to check...More

1  Thank JaneyPC
Reviewed 8 March 2013

Please to find it open since it often isn't. Small, free Bay oriented museum, which I've wanted to see for sometime since I knew the person it's named after. Worth one visit.

Thank Verne K
Reviewed 29 May 2012

It's a cute historical museum if you're interested in the history of the watermen on the eastern shore

Thank Myrna F
Reviewed 22 May 2012

Lots of informative and well presented exhibits on local maritime history. Volunteers are very nice and knowledgable. A nice educational trip for all ages. Check before hand for hours.

1  Thank lovesfood93
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